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True-to-Life Snow in the Lynx Diorama

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A multi-video series about the restoration of the dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, now on amnh.tv and on the Museum's YouTube channel, documents their renovation. In this post, the third in a series, we share one of the videos, which explains how Museum artists re-created snow for several dioramas, including the Canada Lynx and Varying Hare's.

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Creating a True-to-Life Butterfly for the Coyote Diorama

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A multi-video series about the restoration of the dioramas in the Jill and Lewis Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, now on amnh.tv and on the Museum's YouTube channel, documents their renovation. In this post, the second in a series, we share one of the videos, which explains how Museum conservators re-created a lifelike butterfly for the coyote diorama

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Theodore Roosevelt Tour of the Museum: TR and Endangered Species

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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 website—highlights exhibits around the Museum with a connection to TR, who was President from 1901 to 1909. In this post, the fourth in a series, we explore one of the tour's stops: the endangered species case in the Hall of Biodiversity.

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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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