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A skeleton is so much more than just a heap of bones! Each skeleton is unique and its story ties in with our own.
These are the stories of eight whale skeletons, the carcasses of which were found on the banks of the St. Lawrence. Through its story, each whale gives us the chance to explore an aspect of its anatomy and physiology. We conclude each story with an issue that threatens whales, but also with the solutions that exist to address this issue.

If we better understand whales, we can better protect them!

The virtual exhibition “Bones with Stories to Tell” was produced by the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) in collaboration with CREO.

GREMM is a non-profit organization dedicated to scientific research on marine mammals as well as public education on issues pertaining to marine ecosystems and their conservation.

CREO is a digital productions studio that helps its clients inform, captivate and engage their audiences by creating tailored, memorable discovery experiences that inspire learning.

This online exhibition was made possible through the Digital Museums Canada investment program. Digital Museums Canada is administered by the Canadian Museum of History with the financial support of the Government of Canada.

Unless specified otherwise, this exhibit and its content, including photos and videos, are the property of the Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM). Ownership of images and video footage is indicated for each individual photo or video. The 3D models are jointly owned by GREMM and CREO. Notwithstanding the fair dealing exception, the content of the exhibition may not be reproduced, in part or in whole, without the prior written permission of GREMM or, where applicable, the owner of the content in question, and with adequate acknowledgement or citation of the owner of the copyright and online exhibition. Should you have any questions, GREMM will be pleased to answer.

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