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!
A whale of a job part 8: Why do we need 300 whales, anyway?
When you come to visit a museum, whether a science museum, or an art museum, or a history center, what you see ...
A whale of a job part 7: Time to hit the panic button
As they say in the movies “Houston, we have a problem”.
A whale of a job part 6: Grandpa
Recently we discovered a very interesting specimen, a really really old Bottlenose dolphin that we nicknamed “Grandpa”.