Kōrero: Whales

Whales bones on cart (3 o 3)

Whales bones on cart

Edgar Stead sold the skeleton to the Canterbury Museum for £500, £300 of which was raised by the public. Here the bones arrive outside the 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/7188/whales-bones-on-cart (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006