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On Exhibit posts Decoding the Honey Bee’s “Waggle Dance” Honey bees use a series of vibrations known as the “waggle dance” to let members of the hive know when food is nearby. June 6, 2018 On Exhibit posts What to Expect When Diving in a Submersible Unseen Oceans Curator John Sparks gives a firsthand account of diving to study biofluorescence and bioluminescence in marine fishes. May 30, 2018 On Exhibit posts Paracas Pendant Found in a mummy bundle, this artifact sheds light on an ancient South American culture. July 19, 2017 On Exhibit posts Meet the Gilded Lady New technologies allow researchers to unravel the secrets of ancient mummies, even recreating what they looked like in life. May 2, 2017 On Exhibit posts The Butterfly Conservatory: Can You Spot It? You can see dozens of butterfly species in The Butterfly Conservatory. Here’s a short field guide to lepidopterans to try and find... April 5, 2017 On Exhibit posts The Butterfly Life Cycle Explained We walk you through the winding path from egg to caterpillar to butterfly—one of the most famous transformations in the natural world. April 3, 2017 On Exhibit posts Voices of Cuba Hear about how life in Cuba is changing from some of the people making those changes. March 7, 2017 On Exhibit posts Animals of Cuba: Snowbirds For migratory birds, Cuba can be a welcome pit stop or a winter destination in its own right. February 23, 2017 On Exhibit posts Animals of Cuba: Painted Snails The vibrantly colored mollusks known as painted snails are among the island's most beautiful invertebrates. February 10, 2017 On Exhibit posts 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 On Exhibit posts Crocodile Conservation on Wetlands Day For World Wetlands Day, find out how Museum researchers are helping to ensure the survival of Cuban crocodiles in Cuba's Zapata Swamp. February 2, 2017 On Exhibit posts Animals of Cuba: Creatures Great and Small Evolving on an island can make animals very large, or very little. Cuba is home to some amazing examples of the "island rule." January 27, 2017
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