The Tetrapods Collection of the Museum of Biological Diversity at The Ohio State University grants loans to other museums or institutions on a 6-month term.
All specimens are subject to the Conditions for Outgoing Loans, below.
All specimens are generally provided free of charge; however, should any specimen be used for a commercial product the division reserves the right to request part of the proceeds. Income from commercial users will be used for collection improvements.
Conditions for Outgoing Loans
- Specimens will only be loaned to museums and academic institutions.
- The specimens can be loaned for a duration of 6 months; an extension may be requested in writing prior to the end of the initial agreement.
- The borrower needs to agree in writing to a list of loan conditions such as handling and storage of the specimens.
Please download the full loan agreement here.
For details please email Curator.