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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...
Antarctic Minke Whale
The elegant Antarctic minke whale feeds on krill (tiny crustaceans) during the...
Map of the Ross Sea
The Ross Sea, a 1.9 million square mile (3.6 million square km) stretch of ocean...
The bowhead whale has a massive, bow-shaped skull to break through thick Arctic...
This copepod Calanus hyperboreus (up to 7mm in length) lives...