Amazing Animal Adaptations

To celebrate the Museum reopening on September 24, for pre-booked visits only (for details and how to book, see our website), we have developed a new trail around the galleries taking in some of the amazing adaptations on display. Not able to visit the Museum? You can explore these adaptations here, with some extra ideas on ways you can discover more about animal evolution at … Continue reading Amazing Animal Adaptations

Animal Alphabet title page

Animal Alphabet: Aardvark to Zebra

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

Photograph of the lower gallery of the Museum of Zoology focusing on the Giant Ground Sloth

Animal Alphabet: G is for Giraffe

Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letter G: G is for giraffe, gibbon, goldfinch, greenfinch, grasshopper, giant ground sloth and gannet. Can you think of any others? Join us next week for animals in the Museum beginning with the letter H. Expect something prickly and some fascinating birds… Continue reading Animal Alphabet: G is for Giraffe