Kōrero: Whales

Blue whale skeleton (2 o 3)

Blue whale skeleton

The naturalist Edgar Stead and three others cleaned the skeleton. They worked on the whale for four weeks using knives, slashers, axes and a saw. Here the team poses on some cleaned bones.

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Canterbury Museum

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Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Blue whales and fin whales', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7187/blue-whale-skeleton (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006