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Peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon can reach speeds of 200 mph in a stoop (hunting dive) making it one of the fastest creatures on the planet. This species was on the brink...

Brittle star

‘Kames Bay, Cumbrae, west coast of Scotland, 45m.’ From the Sladen collection....

Starfish

‘Cumbrae, west coast of Scotland.’...

Bearberry

Data handwritten in blue ink on sheet: ‘Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L) Spreng./ Bear Berry/ Above Loch Brandy, Clova, Forfar, 2200ft/ June 15th 1931 WKM.’ Also written in pencil below: ‘354/1.’...

Sea potato

Sea potatoes are a kind of sea urchin. These have been preserved in alcohol and are part of the Sladen collection. The label in this jar reads: ‘Cumbrae, west coast...

Sea urchin

Fossil plates and spines from sea urchins. Sladen collection....

Long-tailed duck

A few pairs of long tailed ducks breed in the Orkneys which is where this bird was collected. They spend most of their life at sea diving to depths of...

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