Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place
Typical. You wait years for an enormous whale skeleton to be hung in the entrance hall of a museum, then two come along at once.
First it was the Natural History Museum in London, which last summer unveiled the bones of a 25-metre blue whale suspended from the vaulted ceiling of its entrance hall.
Now the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology has followed suit with a 21-metre fin whale skeleton, which completely fills the space above your …