Biology Department

Natural – Science display

The permanent natural history museum collection which is displayed at the museum plays an important role in preserving of all the samples that originated from Struga, the Struga Region, the Ohrid Lake, the swamp, the lowland, thus making the museum itself a specialized institution for taking care of the heritage of the region. The exhibition abounds with rich museum material, which has priceless value to the science. Different kinds of insects, amphibians, reptiles and fishes that live in the Ohrid Lake are presented, including a large variety of birds and mammals typical for our region – representatives of all animal groups, as well as part of the botanical material. The exhibition presents exhibits from the evolution of all animal categories – from the most primitive forms to mammals. The preparation department, which takes care of the maintenance of the display, also acts within the Biology Department.