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More on what a specimen is What is a specimen?

What exactly is a specimen? Why do we need them?

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From ants to zebras - what range of species are represented in our collections?

More on where in the world Where in the world?

From where did our specimens originate? What kinds of places are they from?

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Which specimens are of particular interest within our 60-million Life Science Collection?

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The Museum's science is based upon taxonomy. What is this science, and why is it so important?