The show goes on in D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. -— Since its opening in August, a Smithsonian exhibit titled “Narwhal, Revealing an Arctic Legend” has been drawing people to the National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.

Just before the opening, I had interviewed local dentist, Dr. Martin Nweeia, whose lifelong research into the narwhal is captured in this exhibit. Nicknamed the unicorn of the ocean because of its protruding single or double tooth-like structure, an 18-foot model of this North Atlantic whale is suspended from the ceiling, a focal point to draw visitors in.

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