SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An exhibit all about the world's largest animal is now on display in San Francisco.
ABC7 News was there Wednesday as Maori dignitaries led a traditional blessing of the whale exhibit on loan from a New Zealand museum.
The exhibit has dozens of whale skeletons, skulls, and Maori whale artifacts.
"It's a chance for visitors to get up close and actually see these very large mammals we have large skeleton of sperm whales and a variety of different whales around the world," said Scott Moran.
You can enjoy "Whales: Giants of the Deep" at the California Academy of Sciences starting Friday.
The whales will be on display until the end of November.