13 Dec '11, 10am

Extreme Makeover - RMBR style by @rafflesmuseum

Extreme Makeover - RMBR style by @rafflesmuseum

These older specimens need the care of a skilled conservator in the form of Ms Kate Pocklington ! Kate is from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History , and will be here in RMBR until the end of the month to give the specimens a much needed make-over! Now, what exactly does a conservator do? Kate maintains and conserves the specimens and makes sure they are stable enough for either storage or display. She feels that everything has a purpose and that everything is worthy of being looked after, therefore, her aim is to keep it that way for people to enjoy and learn from them. Top left: Kate beginning work on the Orang Utan; Bottom left: Fixing a cracked arm pit; Right: Tinting the fur of the Orang Utan gives it a refreshed look! As a child, Kate loved taking things apart and putting them back together. She was exposed and attracted to taxidermy because she grew up in...

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