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Sperm Whales: My Favourite Specimen in Whales Tohorā

Sperm whales are hard to spot in the wild. That’s part of why the two impressive skeletons in Whales Tohorā have enchanted Sarah McPherson. Continue reading

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Tū Hononga’s Journey

Getting a whale skull and other oversized items into the museum and up four floors was an unprecedented undertaking that required ingenuity and expertise. Continue reading

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