Right Whale Calf, Breaching

Dwarf Sperm Whale rearticulation

Dwarf Sperm Whale Skeleton

On April 1, 2011, a dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) stranded in Beaufort, NC. Staff and volunteers at the NC Maritime Museum prepared the bones and completed the modular and portable skeletal display in March, 2016.  It has been named “Captain Morgan” and exhibited at various meetings and venues in coastal North Carolina, Georgia, and Maryland.

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