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Weighty showpiece

By Graham Smith

The giant stuffed walrus on show at the Turner Contemporary

The giant stuffed walrus on show at the Turner Contemporary

The Turner Contemporary in Margate has a beast of an exhibit as part of its latest show.

A giant walrus on loan from London’s Horniman Museum has now settled into its spot in the Margate gallery’s Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing exhibition, which opened on Saturday.

It was the first time it had left London since going on display in 1901.

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