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Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) - False killer whale

Description

Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846), false killer whale, adult female, cast, from an original cast of one of a large school which went ashore in the Dornoch Firth, October 1927

Museum reference

Z.2011.42.1

Collection

Mammals

Scientific name(s)

species: Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) - False killer whale

Specimen details

Specimen form: Cast
Sex: Female
Phase: Adult

Production information

Osiris Sculpture, Maker
Full Sutton, Yorkshire, England, Northern Europe

Date

2011

Materials

Fibreglass

Collection place(s)

Dornoch Firth, North Sea, North Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean

Exhibitions

  • Animal Senses (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Wildlife Panorama (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Survival (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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