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Purple martin

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

Sora rail

This sora rail is only the second ever recorded in Devon (20th in all of the UK). She was found dead on 17 October 2016 by staff from the RSPB...

Leprieur's glory butterfly

This female specimen was purchased from World Wide Butterflies in 1972. It was collected in Óbidos, Brazil around 1970....

Leaf beetle

This specimen was given to us by the Natural History Museum in 1954. It was collected in Georgetown, Guyana by the Reverend W. Harper in 1879....

Butterfly

This striking butterfly was collected in February 1972....

Elephant beetle

The fully grown larvae of this beetle can weigh in excess of 150 grams, making them one of the heaviest insects. Elephant beetles are actually a type of rhinoceros beetle,...

Bullet ant

Some South American peoples use bullet ants in the rituals marking a young man’s transition to full manhood. The young man wears a special glove on to which bullet ants...

Snowy owl

Male snowy owls are almost completely white. The females, like this one, as well as juvenile birds may have many dark markings. This specimen was killed when it flew into...

Giant house spider

This female house spider was collected on the 15th of July 1981 from Prospect Park in the St James area of Exeter. Grid reference 20 928 936....

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