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Whale Restoration at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

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Paul Collins stands inside the original blue whale skull pointing out the major damage

Published on March 12, 2010

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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Zoology Curator Paul Collins inside the belly of the whale before reparations

Published on March 12, 2010

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Paul Collins inspects the condition of the bones before they are carefully documented and mapped before removing for repairs.

Published on March 12, 2010

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One last view of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History blue whale display before reparations

Published on March 12, 2010

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Discussing the plans of the whale bone removal

Published on March 12, 2010

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Years of exposure to the elements can be seen in many places on the original whale skull

Published on March 12, 2010

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Verité Studios is in charge of a time-lapse documentation of the reparations to the blue whale display

Published on March 12, 2010

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Published on March 12, 2010

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Published on March 12, 2010

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Published on March 12, 2010

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Published on March 12, 2010

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Published on March 12, 2010

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