Behind the scenes with Clare Valentine

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Ever wondered what it is like to spend a day working behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum? Two lucky students got to find out and saw the giant squid, the flesh-eating beetles and much more with Clare Valentine, Head of Zoology collections.

  • Presented by: Clare Valentine
  • Date: 09 March 2007
  • Duration: 5:26

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The Museum's smallest members of staff are our flesh-eating beetles, Dermestes maculates, who strip carcasses to the bone.