Adoptions orphan list

We advise you to select three specimens in order of preference in case your first choice is no longer available. To become a Friend and adopt a specimen, or make an adoption as a gift, please download, complete and return the adoption form (104kb pdf). Please note that we can only accept payment via cash, cheque or postal order. We advise you not to send cash in the post.

Orphan list

Birds

  • Cassowary heart
  • Duckling
  • Hoatzin chick
  • Ostrich egg
  • Ostrich skull
  • Pigeon nervous system
  • Rhea skull
  • Swan stomach

Mammals

  • Baboon
  • Bisected seal head
  • Common tenrec
  • Dog skull 
  • Dolphin skull 
  • Dugong heart model 
  • Pangolin
  • Pig skull 
  • Platypus hearts
  • Sheep skull 
  • Striped hyena skull 
  • Tamandua hand
  • Tapir skull

Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Caecilian
  • False gharial skull 
  • Gaboon terrapin skull 
  • Gecko
  • Nile monitor heart
  • Olm 
  • Painted frog
  • Python head
  • Red eared slider turtle 
  • Skink
  • South American bullfrog
  • Sea turtle skull

Fish

  • Angel shark
  • Common eel 
  • Freshwater butterflyfish
  • Garpike 
  • Lamprey 
  • Lungfish 
  • Spiny dogfish skull
  • Triggerfish 
  • Two-banded seabream
  • Zebrafish

Invertebrates

  • Blaschka glass model of a sea cucumber
  • Blaschka glass model of a slug
  • Cockroach
  • Giant millipede
  • Hooded grasshopper
  • Leafcutter ant 
  • Leeches 
  • Mantis shrimp
  • Nautilus shell 
  • Rajah Brooke's birdwing butterfly
  • Sara longwing butterfly 
  • Scorpion 
  • Scorpion conch shell 
  • Squat lobster 
  • Starfish