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Into the cradle

The team move the squid into the cradle, © Copyright Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2008

Mark and Steve are begining to move the squid into position and slide it into the lifting cradle (from the grave into the cradle?) assisted by some of Steve O’Shea’s students from AUT.  We’ll trial the lifting equipment, but will not do the actual lift until after lunch. The Squid weighs about 495kgs so it’s… Read more »