The new blue whale exhibit at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum located on the campus of The University Of British Columbia Vancouver BC, May 22nd 2010. This was the first of five free summer previews of the exhibit open to the public. The skeleton is the largest in Canada 25-meters long, and largest in the world suspended without an external armature. The blue whale is the largest animal to have ever live on earth. Photo by Gus Curtis.