Nature Live Online: Hope the Blue Whale

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Join us to discover the wonderful world of whales.

The Museum's iconic blue whale skeleton, now taking pride of place in the centre of Hintze Hall, is still providing valuable information on the animal's whereabouts before it died over 125 years ago.

Meet Museum scientist Natalie Cooper and learn how this historic specimen is giving us a unique insight into the lives of these ocean giants.

Suitable for ages 6+

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