This paleontology volunteer will get to see her own find in Calvert Marine Museum's collection. Photo courtesy of Emily Bzdyk.

VIDEO: Paleontology Volunteer Discovers Prehistoric Dolphin Skull

She has only been fossil hunting for a year and a half, and a Calvert Marine Museum volunteer made a discovery that woul thrill any fossil enthusiast. While walking a southern Maryland beach with a friend, she found a 50-pound skull from a dolphin that lived 15 million years ago.

Emily Bzdyk could have kept her amazing find, but instead donated it to the marine museum. As Cheryl Costello reports, they’re happy to have a rich collection of specimens, many found by amateur fossil hunters. Watch below: