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At Naturalis, marvel is the starting point of learning. Together we discover the richness of nature. There is always more to be enthusiastic about, more to learn and more to explore.

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With a unique combination of knowledge, talents and skills, we operate as a national museum, academic research institute and heritage institution.

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Naturalis employs 120 scientists in seven different research groups. We are happy to offer young scientific talent the opportunity to further develop ideas in a stimulating, open environment. With 80 PhDs and postdocs, Naturalis contributes to innovating Dutch research at the highest level in the green life sciences.

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Fishing cat from Singapore
March 11th, 2022

The impossible fishing cat

The skull and skin of a Fishing Cat has been in the collections of Naturalis for 200 years, but only recently did it receive attention. What researchers found can inform us about the history of Singapore – natural and cultural. And it shows just how…
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