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Theodore Roosevelt Tour of the Museum: TR and the Giant Sloth

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The restored Theodore Roosevelt Memorial is now open, and a self-guided tour—available as part of the Museum's Explorer app, or on our website—highlights exhibits around the Museum with a connection to TR, who was President from 1901 to 1909. In this post, the third in a series, we explore one of the tour's stops: the skin and dung of an extinct giant sloth, Mylodon darwinii, on display in the Hall of South American Peoples.

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Theodore Roosevelt Tour of the Museum: TR and the Giant Sequoia

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The restored Theodore Roosevelt Memorial is now open, and a new self-guided tour—available as part of the Museum's Explorer app, or on our web site—highlights exhibits around the Museum with a connection to TR, who was President from 1901 to 1909. In this post, the second in a series, we explore one of the tour's stops: a slice of the trunk of a giant sequoia, on display in the Museum's Hall of North American Forests.

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Video Series Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Restoration of the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals

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The dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals have always been splendid, but after more than a year of painstaking restoration, they look better than ever—giving visitors close looks at many species of North American flora and fauna. A multi-video series, now on amnh.tv, documents parts of the restoration process.

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Diorama in Our Global Kitchen Exhibition Illuminates Amazing Food Heritage in Aztec Market

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In the new exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, a walk-through diorama depicts a bustling food market, set in the year 1519 in the capital city of the Aztec Empire, in what's now Mexico; it featured domesticated turkeys for sale—among many other foods, including chocolate, from all over the empire. 

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