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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...
Ice Melt at the Poles
It’s confirmed: both Antarctica and Greenland are losing ice—around 350 billion...