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Specimen of the Week 300 : Dugong skeleton

By Dean W Veall, on 14 July 2017

LDUCZ Z33 Dugong skeleton (Dugong dugon)

LDUCZ Z33 Dugong skeleton (Dugong dugon)

Hello Specimen of the Week fans, Dean Veall here. Over the last month here at the Grant Museum we have been interested in one particular group of marine mammals, cetaceans, in the run up to our Whale Weekender event where we invited members of the public to help us rebuild and clean our 8 metre long northern bottle-nose whale skeleton. This week I’ve chosen another marine mammal, a medium sized one though. Today it is the…