Hips don't lie
Whenever the whale team goes to a work on a specimen recently washed up, we know we have a rather disgusting challenge ...
Many and more things can be examined form bones. In one of the early blogs (Grandpa), I looked closely at some of ...
Whales and toothbrushes
The first thing that happens when you start any new project at a museum is the literature search. How have other museums ...
Whale Blog 13: What do whale bones and solving a murder have in common?
How a process that is a problem for our whale bones, can be of great value in forensic anthropology. A tale about ...
Whale Blog 12: Why Do Whales Strand?
Becky Desjardins about the progress of the whale project and the why behind whale strandings.
What’s up with all the whale strandings in the Netherlands lately?
An interview with the Naturalis mammals collection curator and dissection team coordinator Pepijn Kamminga.
Whale Blog 11: Project updates and more on the Minke
The vertebrate department has undertaken the task of cleaning our dirty cetacean skeletons over the next few years before they are moved ...
Today is a whale of a day
Preparator Becky Desjardins is part of the Whaleteam, that comes in action today!