Fossils have an air of timeless imperturbability, yet the fact they were preserved at all is one of the most remarkable things about them. The fossil record represents at most […]
A while back we featured a great little story about some graffiti, which was discovered high up on the Museum roof. You may remember that it was painted by two […]
Among the Museum’s large collection of mammal skeletons are five whales (Cetacea), each suspended from the roof in the main gallery. As part of the Museum renovation efforts, it was decided […]
This aardvark is looking decidedly grumpy but this undignified treatment is for his own good! With scaffolding rapidly filling the Museum, almost all of our specimens have been moved, boxed […]
Another image of our bagged up specimens, in storage while the roof work takes place. At the very end there you might be able to spot a rhea.
Our permanent residents are suffering the minor indignities of a shared living space. Accustomed to their own quarters – the gallery territories ruled by mammals, fish, arthropods, or dinosaurs – […]