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European rabbit

Rabbits’ teeth grow constantly. If the upper and lower teeth don’t meet the teeth will not wear down. Here, the lower teeth have grown far too long making iyt very...

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...

Noctule bat

Skull from the collection of WSM D’Urban....

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...

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...

Trichobezoar: hair ball

These two tennis ball size objects were removed from the stomach of a cow and are an extreme type of hair ball. The scientific name is ‘trichobezoar’. Tricho means hair....

Stoat

North Devon taxidermist Paul Rose mounted this stoat specimen. It once belonged to local nature writer, wildlife artist and naturalist Trevor Beer (1937-2017). He rescued over 4,000 sick and injured...

Stoat

North Devon taxidermist Paul Rose mounted this stoat specimen. It once belonged to local nature writer, wildlife artist and naturalist Trevor Beer (1937-2017). He rescued over 4,000 sick and injured...

Fox

21 year old Frank Blackmore of Clivehayes, Churchstanton, Taunton shot this fox in 1905. One was in Devon, the other in Somerset. Once stuffed and mounted it held pride of...

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