18th century monkey bones discovered at Nottingham Castle (

It’s thought the animals could have been exotic pets belonging to former resident Jane Kirkby, who lived there from the early 1790s.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Posted by What a Find

Team Editor

Skeleton found in Herculaneum identified as heroic Roman soldier on Vesuvius rescue mission (

Butterfly discovered inside 1634 book at university's library could be as old as the book itself (