Try Making Your Own Snapping Crocodile!

Try Making Your Own Snapping Crocodile!

Did you know that we have a crocodile specimen in our collection? A specimen is an example of something from nature, like an animal, plant or mineral, that explorers like David Livingstone took from the places they visited. These specimens can be really useful to understand how animals and their environments have changed and adapted in time.

Completed Snappy Crocodile
Completed Snappy Cardboard Crocodile

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Also see our other Learning Resources information.

We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project.

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Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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