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Life in the Sea
The new blue whale model, as seen from the entrance to the “Life in the Sea”...
Blue Whale Model
Taxidermist/model maker John Widener working on the new blue whale model, 1962.
A Whale for the Fair
Workers prepare the giant blue whale cast for presentation at the St. Louis...
The First Cast
The world’s first full cast of a whale, part of the Smithsonian’s display at...
An Oyster Reef
Oysters were a significant part of Louisiana's economy in 2010. After the oil BP...
Areas of Louisiana's coastal marsh became covered in oil following the BP oil...
Cells Get Fat
These cells are from a pygmy sperm whale in a laboratory culture dish. The red dyed...
One of the smallest shearwaters in the Atlantic, Audubon's Shearwater (Puffinus...
Red Phalaropes (Phalaropus fulicarius) are a type of sandpiper that have...