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
  • Ostrich egg
  • Ostrich skull
  • Pigeon nervous system
  • Rhea skull
  • Swan stomach
  • Tawny owl skull

Mammals

  • Bisected dog head
  • Bisected quoll head
  • Camel skull
  • Common seal skull
  • Common tenrec
  • Dog skull 
  • Dolphin skull 
  • Dugong heart model 
  • Fur seal skull
  • Giant golden mole skeleton
  • Pangolin
  • Pig skull 
  • Platypus hearts
  • Sheep skull 
  • Striped hyena skull 
  • Tamandua hand
  • Tapir skull
  • Wild boar brain

Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Caecilian
  • False gharial skull 
  • Gaboon terrapin skull 
  • Gecko
  • Hermann's tortoise skeleton
  • Loggerhead turtle skull 
  • Nile monitor heart
  • Olive Ridley sea turtle skull
  • Olm 
  • Painted frog
  • Python head
  • Red eared slider turtle 
  • Saltwater crocodile skull
  • Skink
  • South American bullfrog

Fish

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

Invertebrates

  • Brain coral
  • Blaschka glass model of a sea cucumber
  • Blaschka glass model of a slug
  • Cockroach
  • Coconut crab
  • 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
  • Tapeworms