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Crew Works on Phoenix Model

Preview A crew works on creating a life-size, meticulously detailed model of the North Atlantic right whale Phoenix
(Don Hurlbert/Smithsonian Institution)

A crew works on creating a life-size, meticulously detailed model of the North Atlantic right whale Phoenix—the “ambassador” of the Smithsonian’s Sant Ocean Hall in the National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. More about the right whale can be found in our Tale of a Whale featured story.