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This deck includes a variety of organisms that can be found as speciment exhibits in London’s Natural History Museum.  Happy hunting!

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RELEVANT LINKS See cards Download free printable cards (6.7Mb .pdf) Download 16 bonus NHM photo cards Museum Homepage Get More Cards How To Play Deck Development – see below for details. RELEASE DATE: Web – Free print your own: January 27, 2011 NOTES: The NHM, London Deck contains SPECIES cards of organisms that can be […] read more


Mandrillus sphinx
Scale 7 Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3
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Play: Mandrillus sphinx has a MOVE of 2.

Fact: The mandrill is recognized by its olive-colored fur and the colorful face and rump of males.

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The mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is a primate of the Cercopithecidae (Old-world monkeys) family,[3] closely related to the baboons and even more closely to the Drill. Both the mandrill and the drill were once classified as baboons in genus Papio, but recent research has determined that they should be separated into their own genus, Mandrillus.[3] The […] read more

Polar Bear

Ursus maritimus
Scale 8 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3


Play: Ursus maritimus has a MOVE of 2.
Fact: Many leading polar bear biologists have expressed grave concerns about the impact of climate change on the survival of this species.

The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a bear native largely within the Arctic circle encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses. It is the world’s largest land carnivore and also the largest bear, together with the omnivorous Kodiak bear, which is approximately the same size.[3] An adult male weighs around 350–680 […] read more

European Holly

Ilex aquifolium
Scale 9 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1


Fact: Ilex aquifolium is also known as Christmas Holly.

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Ilex aquifolium (Holly, or European Holly to distinguish it from related species, may also be called Christmas Holly or Mexican Holly) is a species of holly native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia.[1][2][3][4] It is an evergreen tree growing to 10-25 m tall and 40-80 cm (rarely 1 m or more) trunk […] read more

Eurasian Otter

Lutra lutra
Scale 6 Diat: omnivore , Hierachy 3
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Play: Lutra lutra has a MOVE of 2 and must be adjacent to at least one FRESHWATER terrain card.

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The European Otter (Lutra lutra), also known as the Eurasian otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter and Old World otter, is a European and Asian member of the Lutrinae or otter subfamily, and is typical of freshwater otters. It differs from the North American river otter by its shorter neck, broader visage, the greater space […] read more

Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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Play: Haliaeetus leucocephalus has a FLIGHT of 2 and needs to be adjacent to at least one FOREST and one WATER BASE terrain.

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The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a bird of prey found in North America. It is the national bird and symbol of the United States of America. This sea eagle has two known sub-species and forms a species pair with the White-tailed Eagle. Its range includes most of Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous […] read more