Whale takes center stage at National Museum
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To celebrate World Whale Day, the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Rizal Park, Manila, yesterday unveiled to the public its newest permanent display: the Marinduque Sperm Whale. “At the Hyundai Philippines Entrance Hall of the NMNH was the Marinduque Sperm Whale, a 13.25-meter (43.5 feet) long sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) skeleton suspended from the ceiling,” the National Museum said in a statement. “The story of how the skeleton of the whale came to the National Museum began in 1994, when a report from Porferio de Guzman of Barangay Buangan, Torrijos, Marinduque regarding a sperm whale found on the beach there was received.
Villanueva, R. (2019, February 17). Whale takes center stage at National Museum. The Philippine Star, pp. 1, 10.
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