Dippy's replacement at the Natural History Museum is in place

Each of the three environments has a series of "hotspots" around them, which invite the user to explore a range of short stories about the whale, as well as infographics, videos and links to the wider natural history Museum site.

A BLUE whale skeleton that measures 25 metres has taken pride of place in the Natural History Museum - replacing Dippy the much-loved Diplodocus after 38 years.

"When the NHM's blue whale died in the C19th, there were 250,000 blue whales".

In 1966, there were only 400 living blue whales, compared to around 250,000 during the 1800s.

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Now, to co-inside with the new focus on the mammal, an exhibition has opened today that dives into their world and explores how they have adapted over time.

But its impressive Hintze Hall is now dominated by the new arrival called Hope.

Despite a petition to stop the move, the museum went pushed forward, saying the whale named "Hope" was "a symbol of humanity's power to shape a sustainable future".

The royal dazzled in a pale blue Preen dress and Prada heels as she joined Sir David Attenborough at the London museum. "Suspending such a large, complex and historical specimen from a Victorian ceiling was always going to be challenging, but we were determined to show her in as lifelike position as possible and we are thrilled that the result is truly spectacular".

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The 126-year-old skeleton has been unveiled today (Thursday) as its predecessor "Dippy" prepares to head out on a United Kingdom tour.

The reopening of Hintze Hall marks the end of a five-year redevelopment programme at the museum by Casson Mann, which began with the refurbishment of the Treasures Gallery in 2012.

"This is a landmark moment for the Museum and for the millions of people from all over the world who visit us", the museum's director Sir Michael Dixon said in a press release.

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