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First recorded stranding of a short-finned pilot whale in the UK reported
A new study of a whale which stranded off the Pembrokeshire coast in 2012 has revealed it to be the first short-finned pilot whale ever to be found in British waters.
Transformed Adventure Planet gallery reopens with renewed environmental focus
Reopens Friday 8 April
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
World’s largest Jurassic pterosaur unearthed on Scottish island
A spectacular fossil of a huge flying reptile known as a pterosaur, that was found on the Isle of Skye, is the largest of its kind ever discovered from the Jurassic period.
Audubon’s Birds of America
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland will examine the artistry and legacy of one of the world’s rarest, most coveted and biggest books.