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Noctule bat

This tiny skull is from a noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula) - the scale is just 1cm square. It was collected from the roof of the Church of St Michael...

Sunda pangolin: Malayan pangolin: Javan pangolin

This slightly odd looking mammal is 'Wilfred' the Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) from the scrub forests of Malaysia. Also known as scaly anteaters or trenggilings, they use their sharp front...

Wild boar

The 'Bad Homburg Boar' is a splendid piece of taxidermy. He was a gift from the City of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe in Germany to the City of Exeter...

Noctule bat

This tiny skull is from a noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula) - the scale is just 1cm square. It was collected from the roof of the Church of St Michael...

Brown long-eared bat

This rather gruesome looking specimen is an excellent example of how insects help dead organisms degrade. The dried flesh has been eaten away by moth larvae to reveal the very...

Lion

Dr Arthur Allan Bapty and Knud Dahl (administratior of the Mission Station in Nyankanda) shot this adult male lion in the outback in Burundi in September 1958. The lion was...

Noctule bat

These are the wing bones of a noctule bat. The scale is just 1cm square. The wing was collected from the roof of the Church of St Michael and All...

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