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Australian pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, AV5034

Physical Description

Pelican mounted in a flat-footed standing position on a wooden base. Wings are folded back against its body, and head is facing forward. Beak is slightly open.

Provenance

Taxidermist hired to mend damage sustained in gallery incident. Skin rehydrated, 3 splits in neck resewn and reinforcing rod inserted into neck for stabilisation [details taken from Order M24418] Max Wilson

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 780 x 1040 x 330mm

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