A collection of zoological specimens dating from the late 19th century to the present, The Tiegs Museum holds a working set of all types of animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate, used principally in teaching undergraduate classes.

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Tiegs Museum of Zoology (University Of Melbourne) (1887)

The Tiegs Museum of the University of Melbourne, established in 1887, is Australia's oldest university museum of zoology. It has an extensive collection of specimens representing the whole animal kingdom, ranging from small invertebrates to prepared whole-mounts and skeletons of vertebrates.

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