Heart of whale now on dis­play

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ATLANTIC -

TORONTO — The 202-kilo­gram heart of a whale that washed ashore in New­found­land is now on dis­play at the Royal On­tario Mu­seum in Toronto.

In 2014, two blue whales be­came beached on the prov­ince’s west coast — one in Trout River and the other in Rocky Har­bour. Sci­en­tists be­gan tak­ing them apart so they could be re­assem­bled at the mu­seum. The bones of the whale in Trout River were packed into a con­tainer and shipped to On­tario, while the heart of the whale in Rocky Har­bour was sent to Ger­many to be pre­served.

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