Pin It, Squash It, Pickle It, And Stuff It

Episodes

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01Pickling20031228

Brett Westwood investigates the mysterious world of museum zoological collections.

Today he looks at the art of pickling animal specimens and asks how museums do it.

02Squash It2004010420050601

Brett Westwood investigates the world of museum zoological collections.

Brett considers the collectors who travelled the earth in search of ever more exotic plants.

and Stuff It.

2/4.

Squash It

Brett Westwood delves into the mysterious world of museum wildlife collections and the intriguing lives of the early collectors.

He looks at the plant collectors who travelled to the far flung corners of the earth in search of ever more exotic plants and discovers how their spoils formed the basis of our modern understanding of botany and why collecting is still important today.

03Pickle It - Fish Collectors20040111

Brett Westwood investigates the world of museum zoological collections.

and Stuff It.

Brett Westwood takes a trip into the mysterious world of museum zoological collections.

1/4.

Pickle It

The art of pickling animal specimens and how museums do it, and why they keep thousands of specimens from sticklebacks to sharks and squid.

04Stuff It2004011820050602

Brett Westwood investigates the mysterious world of museum zoological collections.

Today, Brett explores the art of taxidermy.

Stuff it

Brett Westwood delves into the mysterious world of museum wildlife collections and the intriguing lives of the early collectors.

3/4.

Brett explores the art of taxidermy and visits one of the largest collections of stuffed animals in the world at the Rothschild Museum near OXFORD.

05 LASTBash It2004012520050603

Brett Westwood investigates the mysterious world of museum zoological collections.

Brett looks at fossils and explores the lives of some of the early collectors.

Stuff it

Brett Westwood delves into the mysterious world of museum zoological collections.

4/4.

Bash it

Brett looks at fossils and explores the lives of some of the early collectors whose discoveries changed not only our view of the world but that of our own origins.