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VICTORIAN TALES: THE NATURAL WORLD OF THE 19TH CENTURY

Sunday 20 October: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, CB2 3EJ

Join researcher Wanne Mendonck, Faculty of English, on a top-speed tour through the museum’s animal world … as the Victorians experienced it! Learn why Charles Darwin was obsessed with beetles and dined on owls, why late-century ostriches were worth their weight in gold, why everyone in the 1860s was suddenly into gorillas, and why John Ruskin really did not like penguins.

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Age: Adults, Tour, Arrive on time, Free

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