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Blue Whale Skeleton Returns

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  Blue Whale Skeleton Returns - Day 5
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Work on securing the steel posts supporting the vertebral column continued for most of the day. Towards the end of the day, Academy Studios was able to start articulating the ribs.

WORKING ON THE POSTS IN THE MORNING
WORKING ON THE POSTS IN THE AFTERNOON
AHHH...WORKING ON THE RIBS




The clover-shaped bone pictured to the left is the sternum, also known as the chest bone. This sternum was purchased by True Blue Friends in honor of Museum Executive Director Karl Hutterer. 

 

 

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