If you’ve visited the Museum of Zoology, you will have been greeted by the largest specimen in our collection, the magnificent skeleton of a Fin Whale. In this Nature Classroom we will be going on a journey into the oceans to explore the amazing world of whales, and see what their skeletons can tell us about the way they live and have evolved. These activities … Continue reading Whales!
Join us as we count animals in the Museum of Zoology. From the one and only Fin Whale, a whopping 21m long, to shells, birds, beetles and more. With fun animal facts along the way. Continue reading Puggle Club Counts to 10
Are you missing the Museum of Zoology? We are in lockdown again, but we have the next best thing for you here: a virtual tour with Assistant Director Jack Ashby. See our fabulous fin whale, get up close to specimens collected by Charles Darwin, and discover Diprotodon, the largest ever Australian mammal. You can find more highlights of the Museum in our online Highlights Trail. Continue reading Virtual Museum Tour
Have you been watching our Animal Alphabet virtual tours of the Museum? Each week we have taken a different letter of the alphabet and explored the animals beginning with that letter in the Museum’s displays. We reached the end of the alphabet last week, so here is our final Animal Alphabet post. We have chosen some of our favourites to give you the whole alphabet, … Continue reading Animal Alphabet: Aardvark to Zebra