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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...
The bowhead whale has a massive, bow-shaped skull to break through thick Arctic...
This copepod Calanus hyperboreus (up to 7mm in length) lives...
Raven Spirit’s Journey
The Raven Spirit canoe would eventually travel more than 4,828 kilometers (3,000...
Phoenix: Tail Scarring
An early scale model of North Atlantic right whale Phoenix indicates the location...