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Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum

On Saturday February 27, Fin Whale Passage opens at the Natural History Museum. This Humboldt fin whale had been on display in the museum since 1944, but was removed in 2006 for restoration purposes. The specimen is 63 feet in length and weighs more than 7,000 pounds. Jim Dines, curator of the Fin Whale Passage and Mammalogy Collections Manager, gave L.A. Weekly a sneak peek...

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell
Jim Dines, curator of the Fin Whale Passage and Mammalogy Collections Manager
Sneak Peek: Fin Whale Returns to Natural History Museum
Shannon Cottrell

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