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National Museum’s monster attractions unveiled
The new-look National Museum of Scotland has unveiled the first glimpse of a stunning animal display set to become one of the star attractions when it fully re-opens next month after a £46.4 million overhaul.
Staff have installed a vast array of creatures swimming, flying, floating and gliding about in one of the new "Natural World" galleries that have been created during a three-year overhaul of the Victorian-era Royal Museum building.
Among the 44 new exhibits - a mix of taxidermy specimens and life-sized casts and models - are a great white shark, a giant squid, spider crabs, a killer whale and a hippo.