Watch a giant whale sculpture getting washed live now

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It’s not every day you get to see a giant whale being washed live on the internet. But today is your lucky day. The enormous, fiberglass blue whale sculpture hanging from the ceiling of the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History in New York is currently being vacuumed and brushed — all 94 feet of it. You catch out all the high-stakes action going now, between 11:30 AM EST and 12:30 PM, at the museum’s livestream account. The exhibition manager’s lofty scrubbing is also being accompanied by pop-up blue whale facts, and you can weigh-in with your own takes on Twitter using the hashtag #WhaleWash. It’s not the first time the whale washing has been recorded for posterity. Catch a time-lapse video of the…

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