Things break

Complex structures break in interesting and unexpected ways. This is applicable to both sea shells* and civilizations. Some results are prettier than others.

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Cambridge University Museum of Zoology

Finback Whale Skeleton outside the Cambridge University Museum of Zoology - 2.5yo child for scale (Photo by Josh Witten - All Rights Reserved)
Finback Whale Skeleton outside the Cambridge University Museum of Zoology – 2.5yo child for scale (Photo by Josh Witten – All Rights Reserved)

For being a relatively small town, Cambridge, England, has a lot of museums. I already showed you the Sedgwick and the Cambridge Science Centre. Today we’re visiting the Museum of Zoology.

The museum is hidden in a densely built courtyard, behind lecture halls and other buildings. You know you’ve found it when you spot the whale skeleton.

Inside, the museum has more skeletons, but these are a bit smaller than the whale outside. Continue reading “Cambridge University Museum of Zoology”