Learning more ... zoology
The zoological collections hold some of the oldest specimens in the Museum, including the famous Oxford dodo.
The following articles introduce the zoology displays of the Museum, describing the Oxford dodo and the lower vertebrates. They also feature the swifts in the Museum tower, the Museum's Alice connection, and include biographies of zoology's most famous collectors.
An introduction to Darwin, and the material he collected during his voyage
Bell's life and the important collections he gave to the Museum
A brief biography of this important zoologist's life and work
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