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  • GalleriesAntarctic Penguins

    29 May 2012

    [image: Gentoo Penguin, Waterboat Point, Antarctic Peninsula. Image: T Sharpe]

    During the great age of Antarctic exploration, teams of scientists explored this last great frontier, bringing back new knowledge of the continent's rocks, weather and wildlife. To celebrate Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s 1910-13 British Antarctic Expedition, we focus on the Antarctic Penguin.

  • GalleriesMicroscopic designs: Ernest Heath's collection of Foraminifera

    15 March 2012

    [image: Heath microfossil collection]

    These wonderful microscope slides are mostly made up of foraminifera (forams), tiny animals which live floating near the sea surface or on the sea bed. Would you have the patience to make up tiny patterns like these?

  • GalleriesBritish Seaweeds

    4 October 2011

    [image: British Seaweeds]

    Within its botanical collections, Amgueddfa Cymru houses a herbarium of dried, pressed algal specimens. This herbarium provides an essential resource for studying seaweeds.


  • InteractivesGiant Waterlily navigator

    13 July 2007

    [image: Victoria regia]

    Move around a close-up image of this highly detailed lithograph of Victoria regia, the Giant Waterlily, taken from a book that was specially commissioned to celebrate the first flowering of the plant at Kew in 1854.

  • InteractivesPortuguese Man-of-War navigator

    10 July 2007

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    Navigate around the Portuguese Man-of-War and discover more about this remarkable creature.