This museum shows how humans have changed the natural world in ways you might not expect

The skeleton of a blue whale is seen in the Natural History Museum in London. Image: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Dominic Walker

Researcher in Cultural Geography, , Royal Holloway


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The Center for PostNatural History in Pittsburgh, USA. Image: Dominic Walker,Author provided (No reuse)

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English bulldog, pug and French bulldog skulls demonstrate how human tastes influence dogs’ physiology. Image: Dominic Walker,Author provided (No reuse)
The Silkie chicken’s fluffy plumage makes it an attractive pet, compared to the chickens raised for meat elsewhere. Image: Dominic Walker,Author provided
The Belgian Blue’s muscular build reflects consumer demand for succulent thigh and shoulder meat but causes severe health problems for the animal. Image: Mastiff/Wikipedia, CC BY

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