Its 15 m long skeleton is the star of an exhibit entitled “Souffleur à grosse tête, qui es-tu?” (loosely translated, “Big-headed blower, who are you?”), which kicked off on June 28, 2015 at the Musée de la Mer in the Magdalen Islands. It was found beached in 2008 at Pointe-aux-Loups.

Also on display at the museum is artist Claude Bourque’s Copper and Bone exhibit, which presents sculptures that beautifully combine whale bone and metal.

To learn more:

Musée de la mer

News - 11/8/2015

Marie-Sophie Giroux

Marie-Sophie Giroux joined the GREMM in 2005 until 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology and a diploma in Environmental Consulting. As Lead Naturalist, she oversees and coordinates the team working at the Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre and writes for Whales Online and Whale Portraits. She loves to share “whale stories” with visitors to the CIMM and readers alike.

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