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A Song for Creatures of Light

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The Museum's special exhibition Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence includes many organisms from the oceans, including jellyfish, deep-sea anglerfish—even live flashlight fish.

Inspired, producers at OLogy, the Museum's science website for kids, decided to refresh their marine biology section. They booked the Museum's recording studio and called in professional singers to record a new version of a song, called "Glowing in the Ocean," for an animated video about bioluminescence and biofluorescence. 


In this video, take a behind-the-scenes look at the production by the education team at the Museum's National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology.


Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence is open through January 6, 2013. 

Creatures of Light is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada, and The Field Museum, Chicago.

Generous support for Creatures of Light  has been provided by the Eileen P. Bernard Exhibition Fund.

To learn more about marine biology and other subjects, visit Ology.

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