In the run-up to Saturday’s opening of the new exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, we’ll be introducing you to five interesting species—one a day—from this amazing flying reptile group. First up: Pterodaustro guinazui, which lived about 100 million years ago.
In the natural world, many different animal species use bright colors and patterns to advertise the fact that they would make a horrible snack.
It may be too chilly for good bird-watching in Central Park, but just across the street the Museum offers prime indoor bird-spotting in its varied dioramas. Watch a video.
Was Napoleon Bonaparte poisoned? This question has plagued historians since the defeated French emperor’s death on May 5, 1821, on the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, where he lived in exile for nearly six years.