Chapter 2 - Animals

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Unit A - Looking at Plants and Animals

Chapter 2 - Animals

Discover the great diversity of animals on the planet and how their unique adaptations help them to survive.

Nature Explorations

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Nature Explorations

No matter what the weather or season, you can explore nature with these 11 challenges. See just how good your observation skills are by comparing butterflies, leaves, reptiles, fish, and more. Then record your own observations in a field journal.

Metamorphosis

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Metamorphosis

The butterfly begins life as an egg, emerges as a caterpillar, and then undergoes a complete change in body form during development.

The Butterfly Conservatory

The Butterfly Conservatory

Dense humidity, lush green plants, and tropical butterflies of every color filling the room—who'd guess this is New York City in the middle of winter?

September 5, 2015 - May 30, 2016

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Explore the rich diversity of frogs and learn about their evolution, biology, and the threats they face in the world's changing environments in this popular exhibition, on view from May 18, 2013, through January 5, 2014.

May 18, 2013 - January 5, 2014