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Sperm whale Valentine's day completely excavated (in two separate pieces)
Koksijde Sperm whale Valentine's day is, after thirty years ago, excavated at the abbey farm Ten Bogaerde in Koksijde. The work started Monday morning.

In two impressive parts was the sperm whale removed from the matwell. The work went so smoothly that the team is on schedule. The team of the University of Ghent versnijdt now the body of the animal so that the raft can be transported to the campus in Merelbeke. Here they will bathe with special liquid weeks. After a year, the skeleton rebuilt. The intention is that a permanent place in the Navigo fishery museum in Oostduinkerke. On the site Ten Bogaerde is still currently little to see. The further course of the work, you can follow online via

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