The Micrarium

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The Micrarium
© Grant Museum of Zoology
Why should the big beasts of the animal kingdom get all the attention? This new, permanent display gives nature's tiny things their moment in the spotlight. A former office has been converted into a back-lit 'cave' covered wall-to-wall with microscope slides showing miniscule specimens such as beetles sliced along their entire length – through head, legs, body, even antennae – and a whole squid, just a couple of millimetres long. Also look out for tiny pieces of giant animals – including whales, mammoths and giraffes.


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