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Macropus rufogriseus
Common Name: Red-necked Wallaby
Associated with: Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: TZ517
Weston Park Museum still commissions and collects taxidermy, but today, we never use any animal that was killed deliberately. Foreign animals, such as this red necked wallaby, are sometimes obtained from zoos or wildlife parks, where they have died of natural causes. Although some people don't like taxidermy, it is still the most accurate way of portraying an animal in a display.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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