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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Collecting / Deposition / Fish and Wildlife Policies

AMNH enforces strict policies that are in line with government regulations on the collecting, import and export of wildlife specimens.  

If you are collecting for, donating/selling specimens to or sending specimens to or from AMNH, it is important that you read the appropriate pages and follow the guidelines.  

AMNH Researchers are responsible for obtaining their own scientific collecting permits and export permits (where applicable) from state, federal or foreign agencies.  

Copies of permits/titles/receipts must be given to Curators at the time specimens are deposited in the museum to be filed along with an accession form and, when appropriate, a specimen transfer form in the Registrar's Office.  

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