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Whales Fab Fact 10: leftover legs

Sperm whale skeletons during installation

Whales Fab Fact 10: leftover legs Whales don’t have external hind limbs. Their hind limb bones are reduced in both number and size. The large male sperm whale on display has a tiny remnant femur (thigh bone) fused to its pelvic bone.   The two sperm whale skeletons during installation of Whales|Tohorā. Kāore he kaupeka… Read more »