Our internationally important research collections of 3,200 amphibians and reptiles are mostly preserved in alcohol and stored in jars.
Part of the zoology collection
The reptiles and amphibians in our collection come from all over the world.
The collection includes specimens from all over the world included, but among the most valuable are:
We also have mounted reptiles and amphibians, many of which arrived with us after they were confiscated by the UK Border Force. These are extensively used for teaching and exhibition.