Tag Archives : natural history


Wild About Plymouth featured in book celebrating innovation

Wild About Plymouth, the family natural history programme run by the City Museum and Art Gallery, is featured in a new book highlighting innovative approaches to community engagement. The programme, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this spring, was established by staff from the Museum’s natural history and learning teams. It offers a natural history or science based event […]


Natural history curator Jan Freedman with the leopard's tooth

Research reveals origins of mysterious ‘Tiger Tooth’

Joint research between Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and a member of the public has uncovered the truth about a mysterious animal tooth once believed to belong to an Ice Age leopard. The tooth was discovered in a spoil heap in a Plymouth garden in 1960 and taken into the museum for identification in […]


Wild About Plymouth starts the summer with a Big Bug Hunt

Wild About Plymouth, the city’s family-friendly natural history partnership, is running a Giant Big Bug Hunt at Ford Park Cemetery on Saturday 19 July. The cemetery, which is steeped in history, is also a 34.5-acre urban wildlife refuge and home to a wide variety of plant, bird and insect life. Wild About Plymouth will help […]