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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...
Phoenix: Tail Scarring
An early scale model of North Atlantic right whale Phoenix indicates the location...
The Smithsonian has more whale skulls and skeletons than any other collection in...
Whale Tracking Device
This radio device is used to track North Atlantic right whales. Suction cups hold...