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


Albatross skull
Military macaw skull
Greater flamingo skull
Crow skeleton

Common seal skull
Whale baleen
Domestic sheep skull
Collection of rabbit legs
Whale ear bone
Striped hyena skull
Cow fur ball / bezoar
Dugong model heart
Domestic dog bisected head in fluid
Camel skull
Pangolin in fluid
Streaked tenrec in fluid
Red panda bisected head
Slow loris skeleton
Javan Rhino skull
Six-banded armadillo skeleton
Polecat in fluid
Ocelot skull
Elephant shrew taxidermy
Sabre-tooth cat skull cast
Impala head taxidermy
Short-beaked dolphin skeleton
Brown long-eared bat taxidermy
Asian water buffalo skull
'Semnopithecus' langur brain
Pangolin in fluid
Walrus skull
Preserved dissected platypus

Reptiles and Amphibians
Gaboon terrapin skull
Reticulated python skull
Juvenile false gharial
Gaboon viper skull Bone Clone cast
Southern painted turtle
Red eared slider turtle
Young rattlesnake
Python head
Hawksbill turtle taxidermy
South American bullfrog in fluid
Saltwater crocodile skull
African rock python (formerly anaconda) skeleton

Barbel preserved in fluid
Tench preserved in fluid
Electric eel
Freshwater butterflyfish
Two-banded seabream
Cookie cutter shark jaws

‘Box of bivalves’
Dead man’s fingers coral dry specimen
Giant millipede dry specimen
Preserved nautilus shell
Twin fan worm
Bamboo coral
Preserved cockroach
Orchid mantis
Preserved hooded grasshopper
Squat lobster
Clubhook squid
Glass Blaschka model of a sea cucumber
Box jellyfish
Preserved starfish
Rajah Brooke’s birdwing butterfly
Glass Blaschka model of a Portugese man o' war
Leaf cutter ant
Sara longwing butterfly
Scorpion in fluid