Dive into the Science of SpongeBob: All About Pearl
Explore the mighty world of whales with Dr. Jorge Velez-Juarbe, NHM's Associate Curator of Mammalogy, and Museum Educator Diana Sanchez! From its large teeth and unique skull shape to its use of echolocation, learn how the real species of sperm whale inspired the character of Pearl!
Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Associate Curator, Mammalogy (Marine Mammals)
Dr. Velez-Juarbe studies marine mammals like dolphins, sea lions and walruses. It’s a whale of a tale, but by looking at their bones, he’s trying to learn everything he can about their history.