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Beached Whales in Tragic Tales
Beached Whales in Tragic Tales

Delve deeper into the fascinating world of whale strandings from the shoreline to the scalpel edge.

9 August 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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Flesh Flies
Flesh Flies

Meet a curator with a passion for flesh flies, a diverse group, which includes species essential to forensic research.

30 July 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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Flying Colours
Flying Colours

Join world butterfly expert, Dick Vane-Wright, and discover the incredible characteristics of a butterfly's wings.

23 August 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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Marvellous Moths
Marvellous Moths

Join us as we reveal some of the most impressive and beautiful moths from our collections.

6 September 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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Natural Histories: Dinosaurs
Natural Histories: Dinosaurs

Join palaeontologist Paul Barrett to discover how our understanding of dinosaurs has evolved over time.

1 August 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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The Secrets of Spider Dating
The Secrets of Spider Dating

In the world of spiders, attracting a mate can be a deadly task. Join us to find out more.

2 August 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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Uncovering Treasure: From Collections to Exhibitions
Uncovering Treasure: From Collections to Exhibitions

Meet a conservator to find out how we prepared coral specimens for our current exhibition.

31 July 2015 12:30, 14:30

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