Extinct and endangered
Museums are probably the only places you can see extinct animals and often the only places you can see some endangered animals. Although we prefer animals to be left in the wild today, scientists can use the information they gain from museum collections to understand more about the animals still in the wild.
Select one of the links below to find out more about animals in the Museum.
There are heaps of different facts, figures, pictures and resources about extinct and endangered animals in this section. Please use them for you schoolwork or projects - they are free to everybody who wants them for educational non-profit purposes.
Find out about the extinct and endangered animals in the Museum.
Go to the Homepage to find out about hippos and the causes of extinction.