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Zoology

 

The University’s zoology collection features about 13,500 specimens, plus a small collection of related scientific instruments. Many of these are displayed in the Bell Pettigrew. The specimens represent the 36 phyla, with the phylum Chordata, which includes the fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals, particularly well represented. What is there to see? of the collection include several rare or extinct species; birds from the collection of Alfred Russel Wallace, the great naturalist; and fossil fish from Dura Den.