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Name/Title
A Canadian beaver (Castor Canadensis) mounted standing upright on a shaped piece of particle board.
Accession No
A97.709

Name/Title
Kiwi egg. It is a large egg, oval in shape. It is a light cream colour. There is a small hole at either end where the yoke was removed. Writing on the side in pencil is present.
Accession No
A96.967

Name/Title
Single tusk from a boar. Curved in a "C" shape. Top end has a jagged rough edge. On the inner curve the tusk is a golden colour, the remainder of the tusk is an off-white colour.
Accession No
A94.761

Unidentified snake / legless lizard contained in large glass jar with black cork. Pale with regular dorsolateral blotches along body of brownish markings.
Accession No
A93.824

Name/Title
A small egg-shaped bezoar. A small section of the outer layer missing from middle.
Accession No
A92.977

Name/Title
A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A86.459

Name/Title
Left and right mandibles of a kurī (Polynesian dog). Two incisors are missing. The mandibles are attached to an uncatalogued kurī cranium.
Accession No
A78.044

Name/Title
From accession card: A portion of whale vertebra. Worked top, bottom and side. Sub-triangular cross section. Original surface visible on base.
It is a light grey colour and is porous.
Accession No
A71.696

Name/Title
Morus serrator. A juvenile australiasian gannet. The specimen is a grey colour with a mottled pattern. It is stuffed and fixed in a sitting position.
Accession No
A70.760.b

Ardenna tenuirostris: The upper surface is a sooty black. The under surface is a sooty brown colour. It is stuffed and mounted in a squat-like position with the wings folded against the body. There are no eye exposing the white stuffing.
Accession No
A70.738.a

Name/Title
Portion of a deer antler. Points present - main broken. Found in National Park late 1962. SBTO
Accession No
A70.720

Name/Title
Teeth and mandible painted black. Large cream tusks - left 17.5cm, right 12cms (worn away). Several molars missing.
Accession No
A70.719

Name/Title
Partial skull and mandible. Skull partially missing bones from left hand side. Mandible broken in half. Most of the teeth are present. Found in sandhill at Mangangri(?) Stream, Feb 1929.
Accession No
A70.711

Two bats mounted on perspex in a plastic container.
1/ Short-tailed, long eared bat (Mystacina tuberculata)
2/ Long-tailed, short eared bat (Chalinolobus tuberculata)
Accession No
A70.690

Name/Title
Glaxaias postvectis; Short-jawed Kokopu (trout) preserved in alcohol in a plastic container. Dark brown with lighter markings. Female. Presumably local - no data.
This has now been transfered to a large glass jar with fresh 70% ethanol and a white lid.
Accession No
A70.688

Name/Title
Common name - Maori or Native trout. In formalin in plastic container. Dark brown with silver spots. Ventral side is light brown. Lateral surface slightly scratched, otherwise in good condition. Caught in a whitebait net, see T.H. 19/8/1977.
Accession No
A70.687

Name/Title
Armadillo carapace mounted on a wooden stand. The underside is hollow and coloured a grey-yellow colour. The top surface is a golden brown. Behind the large front armoured segment are nine bands of overlapping scales followed by twenty one rows of smaller scales. The tail is also segmented into bands of scales - the tip of which is missing.
Accession No
A70.677

Name/Title
A stuffed long-tailed, long-eared native bat which is mounted in a black wooden box with a glass front. The box also contains dried plants.
Accession No
A70.641

Name/Title
Bones of a opossum skeleten. Only half the mandible present. The bones included a bad of short leg and rib bones, the top of the skull and half the mandible and two shoulder bones.
Accession No
A70.640

Name/Title
Incomplete fragments of kuri crania - includes some teeth.
Accession No
A70.638

Dried Long Tailed Bat (Chalinolobus tuberculata) mounted on card. In poor condition.Text on card incorrectly identifies specimen as a Short Tailed Bat.
Accession No
A70.604

Name/Title
Plastic bag containing rat bones from several specimens. Includes four skulls. From upper Mokau River.
Accession No
A70.603

Name/Title
Parts of a dog skeleton including broken skull and half the lower jaw with teeth. Also several vertebrates, ribs etc. From eroded foreshore between Epiha and Turangi Rds, North Taranaki. Possibly a kuri?
Accession No
A70.602

Name/Title
Two partially broken kuri skulls. Five pieces of lower jaw - one of which has Patarangi written on it. Also eight separate teeth.
Accession No
A70.601

Name/Title
A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.241
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