Tag: Natural Science

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A sideways look at the taxidermy tiger at Leeds City Museum

The Tiger Who Came to Leeds

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The tiger on display at Leeds City Museum is one of our most well-known and popular objects. Curator Clare explores its troublesome origins, and how it came to be in our collection.
A skeleton of a gorilla

Decolonisation and Natural Science Collections

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Objects in our collection were often discovered by people who aren't acknowledged in their descriptions. Rebecca Machin explores why, and what we need to do about it.

A Long-finned Pilot Whale Skeleton

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Learn the story behind our whale skeleton, heading for Leeds City Museum, and what we can learn from the bones.

Events

Children admiring plants in the grounds of Leeds Industrial Museum

School Holidays: Summer Nature Project

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Bring nature back to our urban landscape with nature themed crafts and meet insects from the Leeds collection during the summer school holidays.
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