Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles

A python skeleton in the Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles gallery

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Meet some of the ocean's most weird and wonderful species in the Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles gallery.

Find out what was discovered in the stomach of a Nile crocodile, see how fish illuminate the depths of the ocean, and uncover the secret of the Indian python’s backbone.

Star specimens and exhibits

  • freshwater species that breed in the sea, and swamp-dwellers that breathe air
  • look inside and underneath a tortoise
  • a furry frog, and another that carries its babies on its back
  • examine the sucker-like mouth of a lamprey
  • see the unusual embryos and eggs of sharks

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