Natural History

Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

Dogs Fly in Aviation Pavilion at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Daring doggies will run and leap full speed ahead in the Museum’s Aviation Pavilion as powerful pooches take over during three high-flying performances of dog athletics on Sept. 29 at 2, 2:45 and 3:30 p.m. The performances will be orchestrated by Seattle FlyDogs, a community club that strives to enrich the lives of […]

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Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Student creates apiary garden at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus now boasts an apiary garden, located next to the historic Mitchell House on CBMM’s Fogg’s Landing, thanks to the hard work of St. Michaels student and Boy Scout, Brandon Foy. Foy’s project includes the apiary garden, along with an oyster shell pathway, two benches, and a kiosk, […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

Cincinnati Museum Center to unveil new Torvosaurus dinosaur exhibit

CINCINNATI – When Cincinnati Museum Center’s new Dinosaur Hall opens in the Museum of Natural History & Science this November, it will feature a dinosaur that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world: a 30-foot-long Torvosaurus. The Torvosaurus was a giant carnivorous dinosaur that stalked the Late Jurassic, 153 to 148 million years ago. […]

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Cincinnati Museum Centre unveils rare 50-foot-long dinosaur at Rhinegeist

Cincinnati Museum Centre unveils rare 50-foot-long dinosaur at Rhinegeist

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and Rhinegeist Brewery are unveiling a spectacle 150 million years in the making on May 15. CMC will display a specimen of Jurassic proportions on the taproom floor of Rhinegeist, the first time the object has been on public display. After four years of excavation, another seven years of […]

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Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When  Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Giant, Moving Insects Invade Philly When Xtreme Bugs Opens May 26 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

PHILADELPHIA — A new exhibit making its debut this month at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University features the mind-boggling behaviors and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures—in the extreme. Xtreme Bugs, opening Saturday, May 26, features nearly 20 giants, moving, hissing, clicking insects from around the world. Picture […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center and Rhinegeist Brewery partner on event of Jurassic proportions

Cincinnati Museum Center and Rhinegeist Brewery partner on event of Jurassic proportions

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and Rhinegeist Brewery are working on a spectacle 150 million years in the making. CMC will unveil a display of prehistoric proportions on the taproom floor of Rhinegeist during Jurassic Geist on National Dinosaur Day, May 15.Throughout the historic restoration of Union Terminal, CMC has taken its objects, artifacts […]

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Ecology cruises aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Ecology cruises aboard Winnie Estelle at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Tuesday, June 19, from 10–11:30am, children and adults are invited to join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum educators aboard buyboat Winnie Estelle for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River and its unique habitat and ecology. The cruise will be offered again on Thursday, July 12, from 1–2:30pm, and Wednesday, Aug. 8 from […]

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Museum of Flight Exhibit Looks at Seeds of Flight

Museum of Flight Exhibit Looks at Seeds of Flight

SEATTLE – The Museum’s latest exhibit, Strangers to These Lands, examines a specific history of flight in the natural world-the fascinating story of avian-assisted seed distribution. The exhibit traces historic accounts dating back to the Middle Ages of tropical coconuts appearing in temperate Europe, aided by a unique symbiotic relationship with the common European barn […]

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Museum of Flight Recognizes NASA Climate Day

Museum of Flight Recognizes NASA Climate Day

SEATTLE – NASA, The Glenda Project, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, University of Washington SPACE Ambassadors, University of Washington Atmospheric Science Outreach and EarthGames will be at the Museum on April 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to celebrate NASA Climate Day and help the general public address climate change based upon informed decisions and […]

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