India Unboxed: The Indian crocodilian

The next video in our India Unboxed series comes from the Museum of Zoology. The Indian Gharial, Gavialis gangeticus, is one of the largest living crocodilians and this skull is one of the largest in any collection. It was collected from the Yamuna River in north-central India, and presented to the Museum in 1897 by Ernest Hanbury Hankin, a pioneering… Read full article

5 years and counting … A volunteer reflects

To celebrate national Volunteer Week we’ve been speaking to volunteers across the University of Cambridge Museums, to find out why they give their time to support us. Over the past 5 years Phillipa Grimstone has volunteered on a number of projects across the University of Cambridge Museums, from Summer at the Museums to family learning at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Phillipa explains… Read full article