Can you tell the animal with a shell from seeing just a smidgeon of it? Test your Animal I Spy skills with our game using animals from the Museum of Zoology. Do you have a favourite animal with a shell that we’ve missed? Visit again in two weeks, when we explore green animals in the Museum. Continue reading Animal I Spy: Animals with a Shell
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
If you have ever visited the Museum of Zoology, you will have seen that we have skeletons big and small, from our enormous fin whale greeting you as you come into the Museum, to tiny mice and the exoskeletons of insects. In this Nature Classroom we will be exploring what a skeleton is, why skeletons are important, and taking you on a guided tour of … Continue reading Skeletons!
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
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
Join us every Tuesday as we make an alphabet from the animals in the Museum of Zoology. Today is the letter T: T is for tiger, tenrec, tusks, tapir, turtles and tortoises, tarsier and tanager? Can you think of any others? Join us next week as we explore the animals in the Museum beginning with the letters U and V – including a brightly coloured … Continue reading Animal Alphabet: T is for Tiger