Sperm Whale Skeleton
This skeleton is of one of the last whales to be caught in Australian waters in 1978. It would have taken two hours for the whale chaser to tow its harpooned catch from the deep waters of the Continental Shelf to the Whaling Station. In November 1978 the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company closed its operations and walked away from the site. The skeleton of the sperm whale was kept and preserved to be part of this historic story.