Whale Blog 10: 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 ...
New in the autumn collection of Naturalis: Lagocephalus lagocephalus
The arrival of a new lost tropical fish in the collection of Naturalis yesterday: a pufferfish that washed ashore at Renesse (Zeeland ...
New in the autumn collection of Naturalis: Mola tecta
The vast collection of Naturalis keeps on growing! In this short blog series we present the newest additions to our collection. Today ...
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.