Sperm-whale skeleton restored in Phu Quy Island

Thursday, 2012-03-22 16:57:00
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Nhan Dan – The restoration of a sperm-whale skeleton has been completed on Phu Quy Island in the south central province of Binh Thuan by the Institute of Oceanography of Nha Trang


The restoration of the sperm-whale skeleton is a part of the Van An Thanh historical and cultural relic project. The project also aims to build the first museum in the province.

In the addition to 15-meter-long skeleton, five smaller whale skeletons were also restored.

According to an officer from the Institute of Oceanography of Nha Trang, the whale skeleton in Binh Thuan now represented one of the most complete examples.

The skeletons are currently on display at Van An Thanh.


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