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July 14, 2017

UK museum unveils huge whale skeleton

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Natural History Museum in London suspended a gigantic skeleton of a blue whale in its main entrance Thursday, drawing attention to vanishing species in an environment under strain.

Scientists named the 25.2-meter (82-foot) whale Hope,' recognizing the role of science in safeguarding the environment. The immense creature seems to fly over the atrium and its visitors — a visible reminder of nature's power.


 
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