An exclusive opportunity to visit a unique and surprising museum in a guided and free way on September 17, 18, 24 and 25, at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., in groups of up to 30 people to be completed by reservation order through this link https://bit.ly/2VnZC57v or the QR code of the poster.
The collection of the Natural History Museum of Torrevieja has the following sections: Mammals, Ornithology, Herpetology, Ichthyology, Marine Invertebrates and Malacology. Skeletons of bottlenose and striped dolphins, fin whales, collections of original nests (abandoned after the breeding period) and replicated eggs of a total of 17 species of birds typical of the area, loggerheads and marine invertebrates of the Mediterranean Sea collected in the coasts of Torrevieja. In addition, you will be able to contemplate a flamingo nest with its original egg collected after last year's spectacular sunset in the pink lagoon of Torrevieja.
Also noteworthy is a collection of more than 300 species of marine mollusks (mainly gastropods) and around 20 corals, all of them collected off the coast of the island of Zanzibar (Tanzania) during the period 1972-1975, by the Dutch couple consisting of Charlotte and Elbertus Fiege, and donated in 2005 to the Torrevieja City Council. A general collection of mollusks, with specimens from the Indo-Pacific, Atlantic-African and, of course, Mediterranean malacological regions.
Finally, highlighting a Collection of Ichthyology that includes seahorses, needles, dogfish, slits, gilthead bream, dentex, manteline and sea eagles, as well as dioramas and models of Torrevieja's maritime and fishing tradition.
ASTRONOMIC OBSERVATION IN LA MATA LAGOON ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
The MUDIC astronomy group, with the collaboration of the Ars Creatio Cultural Association, the Torrevieja City Council and the Management of the Natural Park of Las Lagunas de La Mata and Torrevieja, will carry out astronomical observations in the La Mata lagoon.
It will be on Friday, September 17 from 9:00 p.m. in groups of up to 30 people that will be completed in order of reservation through this link https://bit.ly/2X3862u or the QR code on the poster. Parking in the Lo Albentosa recreational area and from there we will go to the observation site. Bring your sandwich and enjoy our heaven in an environment like no other.
The Natural Park is a wonderful setting for astronomy. The less light pollution and the natural environment make the observation experience unique. Constellations, stars and nebulae will be scanned with the soundtrack of the different nocturnal birds in the park.
Astronomy is an excellent activity to awaken curiosity and interest in scientific knowledge. With this observation, respect for nature will be intertwined with the stillness necessary for good astronomical activity, disseminating cross-disciplinary knowledge.