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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...
Bycatch, the name given to fish and other ocean animals that are caught...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 12:18
Building Good Mussels
A new wave of farming has come to the ocean. It’s called aquaculture. And it’s...
Mon, 09/21/2015 - 09:47
When a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale becomes entangled in...
Fri, 01/14/2011 - 10:50
Rethink the Shark
Sharks have a long and impressive lineage. Ancient sharks were cruising the...
Fri, 12/18/2009 - 14:17