This image shows a whale skeleton at The Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS), The University of Hong Kong, Cape d’Aguilar Road, Shek O.  22DEC15  [LIFE FEATURES]  PHOTO / Antony DICKSON
How Hong Kong’s whale skeleton was saved for posterity
  • The skeleton of a baby fin whale on outdoor display at Cape D’Aguilar has been battered by typhoons for the past 30 years and some bones are missing
  • The whale turned up in Victoria Harbour in 1955. Starving, it was put down by police. Before they could dispose of the carcass, researchers intervened
9 Aug 2021 - 10:22AM