Photograph of a specimen of a field vole

Animal Alphabet: U is for Unicornfish and V is for Vole

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the turn of letters U and V: U is for unicornfish and under the sea. V is for vole, venus flower basket, vermilion flycatcher, viper and viscacha. Can you think of any others? Join us next week as we explore the animals in the Museum beginning … Continue reading Animal Alphabet: U is for Unicornfish and V is for Vole

Skeleton of a rhinoceros in the lower gallery of the Museum of Zoology

Animal Alphabet: R is for Rhinoceros

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letter R: R is for rhinoceros, robin, reindeer, red admiral, raccoon, razorbill and red panda. Can you think of any others? Join us next week as we explore the animals in the Museum beginning with the letter S – including something that moves very slowly… Continue reading Animal Alphabet: R is for Rhinoceros

Heart and dart moth in trap

Zoology Live Day 5: Nighttime Wildlife

Welcome back for day 5 of our online Zoology Live festival. So far we have been exploring the wildlife you might see around you during the day, but today it is the turn of noctural wildlife. We were live on YouTube at 4pm on Friday 26 June, where we delved into the world of moths and bats, with LIVE interview with moth expert Annette Shelford. … Continue reading Zoology Live Day 5: Nighttime Wildlife

Animal Alphabet: I is for Iguana and J is for Jerboa

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letters I and J: I is for iguana, ibis and ichthyosaur. J is for jerboa, jellyfish and john dory. Can you think of any others? There’s one you might be lucky enough to see outside your window. Join us next week for animals in the … Continue reading Animal Alphabet: I is for Iguana and J is for Jerboa