While the most ferocious animal you’re likely to find within the M25 nowadays is probably an urban fox or a territorial chihuahua, London was once home to an abundance of enormous creatures – from wolves to hippos and rhinos to mammoths. The Museum of London has a selection of ancient animal remains from all around the capital.
As a Media Officer here at the museum, there’s never a dull moment. There’s always a fascinating story to sniff out, a new object to make friends with, or enlightening conversations with curators to be had. And that’s why this week I found myself and a group of colleagues wrapped up in our warmest winter woollies hurtling down a former aircraft runway on our way to our object store in hilly Wroughton. Read the full post