Bowhead Whale Vertebrae, A
$350.00 CAD $450.00 CAD
is on back order
This is a real Bowhead whale vertebrae!
The bowhead is a large baleen whale found in Arctic and Sub-Arctic waters. Bowhead whales are the longest living mammal on Earth, with individuals being dated at over 200 years old! Reaching upto 18m in length and weighing upto 100 tonnes, these massive whales are sustenance hunted by the Inuit peoples in very limited numbers.
Bowheads are uniquely efficient at breaking the sea ice to breathe, breaching through upto 60cm (2ft) of solid ice! This specimen is available exclusively in Canada.
The bone measures 22" wide, 12" tall and 5" thick.
If you are located outside of Ontario please allow time for a provincial export permit to be processed. It is a crime to transport marine mammal specimens between provinces without a proper permit.