Science Express – The World of Whales – What Lies Beneath? – Anton van Helden 

3 April 2008, 

Many people, in New Zealand and around the world, feel an innate and inexplicable connection to whales. Our preferred perception of them is of gentle, water-bound giants – graceful, nurturing, and mysterious. But is this perception correct? What do we really know about whales and how much is left to learn? Join Te Papa’s Collection Manager, Marine Mammals, Anton van Helden, for an in-depth look at current whale research.

The World of Whales – What Lies Beneath? was recorded on Thursday 3 April 2008.

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