D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum 3D

Scanning specimens in 3D

About the Project

In 2016 we began a project in collaboration with the University's Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification to digitise specimens from the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. Smaller specimens were scanned using a Nikon XT H 225ST micro CT scanner, while larger specimens were captured using hand-held structured light scanners (Artec Eva and Artec Space Spider).  The resulting 3D models are hosted online via Sketchfab and are available for viewing and downloading worldwide under a creative commons licence.

Click on any of the images below to be taken to a page containing the 3D model and information about the specimen.

African Forest Elephant scan thumbnail    Bat Skull‌    Blaschka glass ‌    Brown Bear Skull‌‌

Capercaillie skull‌    Chimpanzee Skull image‌    Dungong skull‌    ‌ Emperor Penguin‌      

Galapagos Giant Tortoise‌    Hippopotamus Skull‌    Indri Lemur Skull‌    Long beaked common Dolphin Skull image

Muskox Skull‌    Nautilus Shell‌    Paca Skull‌    Pencil Urchin‌   

Penguin Skull image‌    Prairie Dog image‌    Puffer Fish‌    Puffin skull

Raven skull‌    Rhinoceros Beetle image‌    Rhinoceros Skull image‌    Sea Lion Skull image‌          

Sea Otter Skull image‌    Saltwater Crocodile Skull‌    Skeletal Ox foot‌    Skeletal Sheep foot‌           

Thylacine Skull image‌‌‌    Walrus Skull image‌  

 

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