Large tooth from a male sperm whale, 1964

Whale teeth – An object from the National Archives collection

This whale tooth sample is from the large collection of records held at the National Archives on the work of Australia’s scientific research body, the CSIRO. The tooth is one of many in a collection that also had research papers, field data sheets and whale catch information.

This record can be viewed in the National Archives RecordSearch database.

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