Ready to see your favourite animals … inside-out?
More than 100 meticulously preserved and dissected animals are on display now at Science World as part of the new exhibit Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out. From the familiar (dogs, cows, goats) to the exotic (giraffes, octopus, camels), the whole animal kingdom is on display in downtown Vancouver – sans skin.
The unique exhibit is made possible through the science of plastination. Developed in the ’70s by anatomist (and Body Worlds founder) Dr. Gunther von Hagens, the process replaces water and soluble fat in specimens with plastics. Tissues, muscles and organs are carefully preserved, allowing for up-close inspection. Continue reading:
Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out Comes to Vancouver – 100 preserved animals on display at Science World