National Museum Of Natural History

Posted on February 11, 2018
CategoryMuseums
LocationColombo
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National Museum Of Natural History

National Museum Of Natural History

National Museum of Natural History which mirrors the Natural legacy was set up on 23 rd of September 1986. This historical center is arranged same premises of Colombo National Museum confronting Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07. Despite the fact that there is impressive number of galleries in Sri Lanka, this is the just a single speaking to exclusively the Natural Heritage. The exceptional component is that plants and Animal examples which are endemic to Sri Lanka, uncommon and undermined with annihilation are shown in this exhibition hall. There is a vast gathering of examples, for example, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Insects, Fish, Amphibians of different sorts of Plants and Geological Rocks. Panther of Punani can be presented as an uncommon examples showed in the Natural science Museum. This panther which was gotten at Punani in Batticaloa District on 16 th August 1924 had murdered around 13 individuals. The Skull of Megacerus giganteus (elk) which immense horns which is shown at the Geological area of the exhibition hall is an examples that makes interest among the guests. This skull which had a place with a wiped out types of stag was talented by Lord Eniskilen in 1950.

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