You know how most natural history museums have lots of fossils, and charts about soil levels, and skeletons of things long dead, displayed next to artists renditions of what they probably looked like? Not here.
Oh, and STAR WHALE SKELETONS.
They had all sorts of animals, in some very questionable displays. Many of them were in pristine condition, other had not been quite as loved. Or maybe those had been more loved, who knows. Regardless, they were awesome. Unfortunately I missed snapping a picture of wild dogs fighting on top of a severed deer head. There were tons of small scary rodents, a sea otter that was probably much friendlier alive...
A warthog that is on his way to win a beauty pageant.
Just look at that hair.
This guy that just wants to be friends, but seems to be in danger of being eaten.
And the eager to please one.
Oh, and did I mention that in honour of St. Patrick's day, they had live snakes?
It was awesome. I made friends. With snakes.
P.S. Snipes are REAL. They just live in Ireland. They are also much less threatening than I was led to believe.
The glowing red eyes must have been replaced when he was stuffed.