Royal Ontario Museum
“Darting from the water depths, the spines would have been a terrifying sight to many of the smallest marine creatures that lived during that time.”
It's the first preserved blue whale heart in the world.
There is no Dana, only Zuul.
The largest heart on Earth.
A wildly ambitious plan made even more difficult beneath the waves.
The months-long process of thawing, inflating, preserving and displaying a blue whale's heart has never been done before.
Shedding light on how soft bodied creatures became hard.