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Mehleb opens first, largest zoological museum in Middle East

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb inaugurated a zoological museum at the Giza zoo on Monday, the first and largest zoological museum in the Middle East.
“The museum should help researchers from the faculties of science, veterinary medicine and agriculture,” he said.
Agriculture Minister Salah Hilal said the museum is both educating and entertaining, adding that it exhibits 1,352 mummified birds, 555 mummified mammals, 259 mummified reptiles, 115 skulls, 49 stuffed heads and 35 skeletons.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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