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Blog Post 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.   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... Blog Post Paracas Pendant Found in a mummy bundle, this artifact sheds light on an ancient South American culture. Blog Post Meet the Gilded Lady New technologies allow researchers to unravel the secrets of ancient mummies, even recreating what they looked like in life. Blog Post 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...   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 natur... Blog Post Voices of Cuba Hear about how life in Cuba is changing from some of the people making those changes.   Animals of Cuba: Snowbirds For migratory birds, Cuba can be a welcome pit stop or a winter destination in its own right. Blog Post Animals of Cuba: Painted Snails The vibrantly colored mollusks known as painted snails are among the island's most beautiful invertebrates. 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 islan... Blog Post 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 Zapa... Blog Post 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...
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