A whale of a job part 7: 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 6: Time to hit the panic button
As they say in the movies “Houston, we have a problem”.
A whale of a job part V: Grandpa
Recently we discovered a very interesting specimen, a really really old Bottlenose dolphin that we nicknamed “Grandpa”.
A whale of a job part IV: Burning Questions
So far we have found so many interesting things in this project.
A whale of a job part III: first impressions
It has now been a few weeks since we began working on cleaning all the cetacean bones. We began by doing all ...
A whale of a job; Part II
Lucky for Naturalis staff, two other museums, The Oxford Natural History Museum and the University Museum of Bergen, Norway have recently completed ...
Most people know me as a museum preparator, creating study skins of birds and mammals, plus the occasional shark or reptile. However ...