Recently prepared skeleton of a Kwi Kwi in a glass display case. The skeleton has been prepared in such a manner that the connections between the bones have remained virtually intact. This way of preparing a skeleton is used in smaller skeletons and fish. Larvae and beetles are used to eat the organic material of the dead animal, leaving only the bones.
Subsequently, these are degreased and bleached.
Dimensions of the display case are: 23cm x 11cm x 9cm