2020, in Chinese astrology, is the year of the rat. This gallery presents portrayals of rats in cultural heritage - whether as pest or pet.
A gallery of beautiful parrots from Europeana - in paintings, sculpture and photography.
Explore these cultural cats from collections across Europe - these drawings, photographs and paintings show the finest of feline forms.
Highlighting a selection of endangered and threatened plants and animals from across the world.
A selection of colourful and wonderful birds, as depicted in mediaeval times.
Learning scenarios about animals
Art, English, STEAM - Lower secondary, Primary school
Art, English, Language subjects - Primary school
English, STEAM - Lower secondary, Pre-primary school
Art, English, History, Language subjects - Lower secondary, Primary school, Upper secondary