Lost Charles Darwin fossils rediscovered in cabinet

curiosities, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Nat Waddell,

A “treasure trove” of fossils – including some collected by Charles Darwin during his voyage aboard the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands in 1834 – has been rediscovered in an old cabinet.

Dr John Ludden, executive director of the Geological Survey said: “This is quite a remarkable discovery. It really makes one wonder what else might be hiding in our collections.”

Via bbc.co.uk

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