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Please note

As of July 31st, 2019, the Nova Scotia Museum and The Museum of Natural History are no longer able to identify tick specimens. Please refrain from submitting specimens or images for identification.

For more information about ticks please see our Tick Enquiries blog post.


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Please note that due to the volume of enquiries we receive, we cannot always provide an immediate response to your question. We will aim to respond to your enquiry within 7-10 business days.


Zoology enquiries: Our Curator of Zoology position is currently vacant, which will impact our ability to answer your zoology enquiries. We ask that you submit any zoology enquiries via email so that we can work to find an answer to your question.