Author Archives: Carolyn Leckie

The Strap-Toothed Whale: A Fascinating Specimen in Whales Tohorā

As a conservator with the museum, Carolyn Leckie has examined all the specimens in the exhibition Whales Tohorā. The strap-toothed whale’s bizarre teeth particularly fascinated her. Continue reading

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Opening the Extreme Gifts!

It’s like Christmas when a big blockbuster exhibition such as Extreme Mammals comes to town. As a museum conservator, you have been planning and anticipating its arrival for months, looking at inventory lists, crate dimensions, installation guides, specimen descriptions, and … Continue reading

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