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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...
Are You My Mommy?
Human infants often already resemble their parents. Visitors coo, "Oh, she has your...
The Dragon of the Sea
Just like other seahorse species, male weedy sea dragons are the ones to get...