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Clean-up at the museum (The Straits Times, 21 December 2011) by @gracechua

Clean-up at the museum (The Straits Times, 21 December 2011) by @gracechua

Clean-up at the museum (The Straits Times, 21 December 2011) Posted on 21 December 2011 by dbsnlls Click on image to download pdf. Clean-up at the museum Grace Chua 21st December 2011 The pair of orang utans, one male and one female, had languished in the closet for years – their hides drying, cracking and splitting down the seams. Not till museum conservator Kate Pocklington arrived at the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research were they retrieved from storage, surprising even the museum’s project manager, who had not even know they were there. Ms Pocklington, 25, who is here till the end of the month, is stitching up, glueing together and touching up the primates, which are part of the museum’s collection. The taxidermist, biologist, chemist and artist is helping the Raffles Museum repair and spruce up its collection before its big move to the future Lee Kong Chian Natu...

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