Animal Stories Gallery 2

Japanese netsuke on display in the exhibition, these intricate toggles were often carved in the form of different animals

Japanese netsuke on display in the exhibition, these intricate toggles were often carved in the form of different animals

Snow Leopard by Melanie Tomlinson; a piece of work purchased especially for the exhibition by the City Of Leicester Museums Trust and now part of the Leicester Arts & Museums collection

Snow Leopard by Melanie Tomlinson; a piece of work purchased especially for the exhibition by the City Of Leicester Museums Trust and now part of the Leicester Arts & Museums collection

Cat and dogs took centre stage at the Animal Stories exhibition

Cat and dogs took centre stage at the Animal Stories exhibition

A stuffed kiwi, native to New Zealand was part of the exhibition

A stuffed kiwi, native to New Zealand was part of the exhibition

Animals connected to the sea on display in the exhibition. The children's shoes with fish on are from China

Animals connected to the sea on display in the exhibition. The children's shoes with fish on are from China

This is a detail from an animatronic diorama of dinosaurs attacking New Walk Museum!

This is a detail from an animatronic diorama of dinosaurs attacking New Walk Museum!