Rebecca Machin celebrates the beautiful and amazing females animals here in the collections of Leeds Museums and Galleries.
Discover the message behind Leeds City Museum’s latest exhibition, about what animals do and how they live their lives.
Claire Miles explores our LMG’s Bird Egg collection during her placement with our Natural Sciences Collection.
Curator of Natural Sciences Rebecca Machin takes us on a walking tour to explore the delicate balance of springtime, in light of the “For All Seasons” exhibition at Leeds City Museum.
New collections challenge on social media! Test your birdy knowledge with #PlumagePuzzle!
Natural science museum collections contain some of the huge biodiversity that we share our home planet with. A particular jewel of museum collections that curators are keen to shout about are specimens of extinct species. Despite the promises of technological advances, once species have become extinct, we will never again share our planet with them….
Generally in the natural world the size of one’s offspring correlates with the size of one’s self. Elephant babies are huge and mouse babies are tiny. The bigger the bird the bigger the egg or the bigger the egg the bigger the bird…depending on which came first! Of course nothing in nature is that simple…