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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 […]

Natural history curator Jan Freedman with the leopard's tooth

Browse academic research for free in Plymouth libraries

Library members in Plymouth can now browse more than 10 million academic research papers for free. The Council’s library service has joined the national ‘Access to Research’ pilot, a collaborative project with publishers to make worldwide research more widely available to the public. Articles from over 8,800 journals can be viewed, free of charge, on […]