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A small cluster of white quartz crystals.
Accession No
A100.827

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A small irregular shaped mineral. It is a cobalt blue colour and is likely to be copper ore.
Accession No
A100.834

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.233

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.234

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.235

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.236

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured. There is a hole at one end of the egg. A piece of string is tied to a bit of wood inside the egg.
Accession No
A102.237

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey and brown colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.238

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.239

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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
A102.240

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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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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

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A yellow bellied sea snake (Pelamus platurus) specimen preserved in formalin and held in a tubular plastic container. The snake appears a mixture of light yellow and dark yellow. An accompanying handwritten note with the specimen reads " Pelamus platurus (Yellow bellied sea snake) /No data but probably one of 5 found on Taranaki coast during the summer of 1933 (Philips 1941). "

Has been transfered to glass jar with white lid and filled with 70% ethanol
Accession No
A70.680

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A Hochstetter's frog ( Leiopelma hochstetteri ) specimen preserved in formalin and contained in a glass specimen jar. The specimen has a dark brown back and its ventral side is dark brown and speckled. The outer layer appears to be flaking off. Toes partially webbed.
Accession No
A70.685

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Two eggs in formalin in a glass specimen jar. The eggs have been tentatively identified as Tuatara eggs.
Accession No
A70.691

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Pig's mandible - all teeth still present. Two tusks on the left hand side - one on the right. Tusks 5.5cm and 4.5 long. In good condition.
Accession No
A70.715

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Pig mandible - previously painted with gold coloured paint but this has chipped off. One tusk almost circular, has grown into the mandible and is visible from the inside. Other tusk is worn away.
Accession No
A70.717

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A Striped skink specimen (Leidopisma striatum) preserved in formalin. It has a brown back with grey dorsolateral bands. Ventral side speckled. Tail is cream. Appears to have become discoloured - probably due to the lizard having shed its tail and regrown another.
Accession No
A70.736

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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

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

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A fossilized iron concretion which resembles the shape of a human finger.
Accession No
A92.975

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

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A fossilised oyster (Crassostrea ingens) shell. It is a large, amorphous, thick, scaly, laminate shell.
Accession No
A96.313

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A relatively small fossilised crab (tumidocarcinus giganteus) encased within an oval siltstone concretion. The upperside of crab is visible - smooth, evenly rounded, but somewhat flattened back to its carapace - fine raised dots all over the surface. Parts of the legs have broken away - presumably with other half of concretion. Both chelae are hidden under concretion.
Accession No
A96.367

Name/Title
A fossilised crab (Tumidocarcinus giganteus) encased within an oval siltstone concretion. The underside of the crab is visible and the right chelae is larger than the left.
Accession No
A96.368
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