Statues - Hither & Thither
Esqueleto de un zifio común
Skeleton of a Cuvier's Whale
Natural skeleton of a Cuvier's or common beaked whale, which carcass showed up at Roque Nero (Tuineje) in April 2005. It is 5.5 meters/18 feet long and belongs to an adult female.
The Cetacean Pathway is an open air museum that aims to exhibit unique elements of nature in public spaces at the coast of Fuerteventura. The true sculptures of nature have been restored to create environmental awareness areas towards marine conservation. The collaboration of biologists and other professionals of diverse occupations with the government's support have made it possible for an event like a whale stranding to be not only a basic source of scientific information but also expositive and environmental awareness resources. It offers the project's scientists the opportunity to study the bone structure of these big marine mammals and for the artists the challenge to integrate nature, art and landscape.
There are six of these skeletons along the coast:
Also on Lanzarote is a similar skeleton:
Via the links below you can find the position:
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