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AM Whales Tohora exhibition – research

A multimedia immersive installation at the Australian Museum whale exhibition. Credit: Cole Bennetts.

Whales Tohorā, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 October 2018

Whales Tohorā, opens at the Australian Museum on Saturday and investigates the impact of pollution, changes in weather, shipping and commercial fishing on whale migration, and highlights the latest research on migration, beaching of whales and the evolution of whale brains.

Australian Museum whale exhibition curator, Fran Dorey looks over the sperm whale skeleton information panel before the exhibition opens to the public. Credit: Cole Bennetts


Intimate portraits of the Humpback Whale – Shot on location in Vavau, Tonga by photographer Jem Cresswell. His images are being used to publicise the exhibition. Credit: Jem Cresswell.


Intimate portraits of the Humpback Whale – Shot on location in Vavau, Tonga. Credit: Jem Cresswell.


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See also: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/whale-snack-stops-challenge-feast-or-famine-myth-australian-museum-20181017-p50a8r.html

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