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News Posts This Month at the Museum The Museum teems with wildlife, from an ocean babies-themed festival to the final days of The Butterfly Conservatory. May 1, 2019 News Posts Cerulean Warblers’ Spring Migration Includes Stopover in NYC New York City birders are on the lookout for Cerulean Warblers, tiny songbirds on their way to nesting grounds farther north. April 25, 2019 News Posts Overwintering in the Backyard Find out what our animal neighbors do during winter, and check out these same species in the giant-screen film Backyard Wilderness. February 11, 2019 News Posts Why Howe Quarry is Among North America's Most Important Fossil Sites The remote site in Wyoming yielded thousands of fossil finds in the 1930s, still being studied by Museum researchers today. January 30, 2019 News Posts Mammoth or Mastodon? From tusks to trunks, these extinct elephant relatives had a lot in common. Here's how to tell mammoths and mastodons apart. January 24, 2019 News Posts Digging for Dinosaurs in Wyoming In Wyoming, Museum researchers are excavating a fossil-rich late-Jurassic site January 23, 2019 News Posts A Cotton Coat Made by Japan's Ainu People Explore an example of traditional clothing from the Museum’s collection of textiles, made by indigenous people from Hokkaido, Japan. January 17, 2019 News Posts The Glowing Hawksbill Sea Turtle Find out what Museum researchers are learning about this endangered marine species. January 9, 2019 News Posts Know Your Ornithischian Dinosaurs Find out which species had a walnut-sized brain, which had crests, and why ornithischian is actually a misnomer. December 3, 2018 News Posts This Weekend at the Museum Here are the must-see exhibits at the Museum the weekend after Thanksgiving. November 21, 2018 News Posts How Museum Scientists Help Urban Bees Stay Healthy Museum entomologists’ survey of bees on the High Line helps park gardeners preserve nesting spots and create new ones. November 9, 2018 News Posts Exploring the Extinction of Megafauna What happened to the world’s largest—and strangest—animals? November 9, 2018
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