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Touch tour

Touch Tours for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

Join the Polar Museum team for a touch tour and explore a range of objects from polar history. The tour will also include some of the objects and sculptures outside on the museum lawn.

Chequered skipper butterfly

Butterfly Talk: The history of the chequered skipper

Wed 11 May

Museum of Zoology

Join us over Zoom for this free talk by Jamie Wildman on the history of the chequered skipper.

From being declared extinct in 1976, to its successful reintroduction to its historical stronghold -Rockingham Forest- in 2018, the chequered skipper butterfly has undergone a remarkable journey. Jamie Wildman discusses the chequered skippers amazing 220-year story and the power of reintroducing butterflies to the English landscape.

Jamie is a PhD student in Environmental Science at the University of Northampton, researching the chequered skipper butterfly in collaboration with Butterfly Conservation.

FREE OF CHARGE

Cost: FREE

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Free, online.

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Timing

Live Stream

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Wed 11 May 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Venue

Address: Museum of Zoology
Downing Street
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3EJ
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Email: umzc@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1223 336650
Fax: +44 1223 336679
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