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Portsmouth Taxidermy Case
A case containing a Water Rail prepared by Francis Artlett of 328 Commerical Road, Landport, Portsmouth c1878-1889. Francis Artlett, described...
Natural History Volunteers
The HLF-funded Wild about Portsmouth project now has five volunteers working on the Natural History Collections. They have been sorting,...
This Little Auk was found dead in Southgate Street, Winchester, on 27 November 1916 by a ‘scavenger’ or street sweeper. ...
Beetles from the Clark Collection
This drawer is part of a collection of butterflies and beetles collected on Portsdown Hill over a period of 20 years...
These beautiful hand painted plaster models of an Ichthyosaur and a Plesiosaur are thought to be the work of Vernon...
A Wood Mouse found at Emsworth
This Wood Mouse was found at Emsworth, Hampshire in 1948. The number is thought to refer to its order number....
Researchers, from the University of Southern Mississippi and Louisiana State University, took tissue samples from the rostrum ('saw') of five...
Giant Moa Bone
This one metre-long bone is a shin bone (tibiotarsus) from a Giant Moa. Moas were flightless birds native to New...
Penguin Eggs from the RRS Discovery II Expeditions
Royal Research Ship Discovery II carried out scientific survey work into the biology of whales in the Southern Ocean and...