Photograph of a ramshorn snail and two baby newts in a pond dipping tray

Pondwatch Episode 6: Summer in the Pond

Roz Wade, Learning Officer at the Museum, writes: The garden pond has been thriving over the summer, and I have loved watching the wildlife it is supporting. Since the last episode of Pondwatch I have been pond dipping several times, and found some beautiful animals living in the water. It is wonderful to see so many baby newts, from tiny, almost transparent ones without any … Continue reading Pondwatch Episode 6: Summer in the Pond

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