Monthly Archive: December Nico
In the past 100 years, the Ichthyology section at the ROM has amassed over one million fish specimens from around the world in one of the largest fish collections in North America. These specimens are preserved, sorted into LOTS, identified, catalogued and shelved like books in a library.
Submitted by Courtney Murfin, Interpretive Planner and Explorers' Club Co-chair
It's taken over a year to get this specimen ready, but the newest addition for the Schad Gallery was worth the wait.
Viewer discretion advised. Images depict a Komodo Dragon being dissected as it is prepared for the ROM's collections. Some images may be shocking.
Submitted by Alexander Muth, winner of the Find the Baby Bison Contest
We’re back. We all had a great trip out west. It’s hard to pick out highlights, as it all seems like highlights to me.
I’ve just come back from Grasslands National Park with the Grand Prize Winner of the Find the Baby Bison contest, Alexander Muth. I’m the lucky ROM employee chosen to accompany him and his family on the trip (actually no luck involved at all, it was an arm wrestling competition and I’m stronger than I look).