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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...
New technology is making it possible for scientists to go where they’ve never...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 13:45
Bycatch, the name given to fish and other ocean animals that are caught...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 12:18
Tsunamis, giant waves caused by underwater earthquakes, speed across the ocean at...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 12:16
Ship Under a Bridge
Ocean conditions change every hour of every day. Tides, currents, and winds are...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:34