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Blog Post Green Eggs No, this isn’t the Museum’s famed avocado specimen—it's the emerald-hued egg of the Northern Cassowary. October 11, 2016 Blog Post Southern California Climate Has Been Stable for 50,000 Years Museum researchers are analyzing fossil insects from the La Brea Tar Pits in an effort to tease out new information about ancient... May 30, 2017 Blog Post Make It a Pterosaurs Weekend, and Discover the Power of Poison Ready, set, pterosaurs! This Saturday marks the opening of the exciting new exhibition Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. April 4, 2014 Blog Post A Landmark Conservation Law from Theodore Roosevelt In 1896, a Museum-led team began excavating ruins of an Ancestral Pueblo settlement in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon. That work would... October 11, 2012 Blog Post Museum Science Mentoring Program Accepting Applications for 2013 Applications to the Museum's 2013 Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP)—a unique opportunity for high school students to work... March 29, 2013 Blog Post Whales Exhibition Features Intricately Carved Feast Dish A story from the Kwakwa̱ka̱'wakw peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast—roughly 20 diverse communities united by a common language—inspired... April 9, 2013 Collection "Jade" By Any Other Name In this excerpt from the redesigned twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic Gems & Crystals, Curator George Harlow explains... October 26, 2015 Interactive What Do You Know About Archaeology? How much do you know about what it takes to dig up the past? Examine the details in each question closely to ace this interactive... Article Poison for Good Used carefully, poisons can be beneficial. Plant toxins and animal venoms have been used in treatments for medical conditions ranging... Article Spiders: True or False? Which came first: spiders or dinosaurs? Do all spiders make webs? Are all spiders poisonous? Test your knowledge and find out more. Staff Meet The Curators Gold is curated by the American Museum of Natural History scientist James D. Webster, Chair and Curator in the Division of Earth... Blog Post Animals of Cuba: Solenodons The Cuban solenodon was once thought to be extinct, but this venomous mammal can still be found by night in some of the island's... February 3, 2017
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