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Rhetenor blue morpho butterfly

The wings of morpho butterflies are dull brown on one side and a stunning metallic blue on the other. The shade of blue changes if you change the angle you...

1851 Great Exhibition medal

Charlotte Treadwin exhibited her lace at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and was awarded this medal. On the obverse it depicts conjoined profile busts of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert,...

Monk saki

Patrick Hall Maxwell gave this taxidermy mount to RAMM in 1948. The saki came from the ‘upper Amazon’....

Muscovy duck

Muscovy and mallard are the two species of duck to have been domesticated. Muscovys live wild in the Americas, south from Mexico, and they were being kept as domesticated birds...

Eskimo curlew

Until the late 19th century millions of birds migrated from North to South America each year. But increasing agriculture in the prairies and hunting led to a dramatic decline, so...

Purple martin

Purple martin study skin. Bird collected 17 December 1997 in North America....

Silver

Mystery silver specimen - recorded on label as: ‘From Treburgett Mine, St Teath, Cornwall’ but recorded in register as: ‘From South America’....

Scarlet ibis

This striking bird inhabits tropical South America, Trinidad and Tobago. It is the national bird of Trinidad and is featured on the Trinidad and Tobago coat of arms....

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