Natural History

Cincinnati Museum Center and Banfield® Pet Hospital to host Banfield Pet Academy & Pet Patch-Up Events

Cincinnati Museum Center and Banfield® Pet Hospital to host Banfield Pet Academy & Pet Patch-Up Events

Banfield Pet Academy connects kids, pets and veterinarians to bring veterinary medicine to life CINCINNATI – Interactive, hands-on learning is important to a child’s development but sometimes it can get a little ruff. That’s just fine with Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and Banfield® Pet Hospital because together they’ve created a program that makes science live, […]

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The Natural History Museum Announce Whales Exhibition

The Natural History Museum Announce Whales Exhibition

The Natural History Museum in London have announced Whales, an exhibition on view in the Museum’s Hintze Hall from 14 July 2017 to 28 February 2018. More than 100 specimens from the Museum’s research collection will be brought out from behind-the-scenes for the first time to show the huge diversity of whales, dolphins and porpoises. […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center brings Fossil Fest to the Cincinnati Zoo

Cincinnati Museum Center brings Fossil Fest to the Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center’s Fossil Fest is back, and this year they’re getting a little help from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Fossil Fest will take place at the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 5. This year’s Fossil Fest is bringing fossils to life in a unique way. […]

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Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and Others on Google Arts & Culture

PHILADELPHIA — A new online experience by Google, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world allows people to come face to face with Jurassic giants and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place Opening today, a […]

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Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes at The Museum of Flight

Woodland Park Zoo Curator Reveals How Snakes Travel on Planes at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE On July 30 at 2 p.m., Martin Ramirez, Curator of Mammals at Woodland Park Zoo will share air cargo stories of how wild animals really get around. The presentation will be outdoors next to the FedEx Air Cargo exhibit in the Aviation Pavilion. Ramirez will also be showing shipping containers that are used by […]

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Colorado Railroad Museum Dinosaur Express Train

Colorado Railroad Museum Dinosaur Express Train

Colorado railroads helped unearth many fossils as railroad tracks were laid. Construction crews often exposed these unusual and fascinating bones as they were digging and laying railroad ties. Trains were then used to transport these ‘stone bones’ to museums around Colorado and throughout the U.S. Ride and discover the Dinosaur Express Train on Saturday, July […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center fossils, polar bear and mummy on the move

Cincinnati Museum Center fossils, polar bear and mummy on the move

Curate My Community exhibits open at Mount St. Joseph University, Children’s Theatre, Kenton County, Boone County and Hamilton County libraries CINCINNATI – The next time you head to the library to check out a book you can also check out some of Cincinnati Museum Center ‘s artifacts and specimens. Cincinnati Museum Center is bringing exhibits […]

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Build origami butterflies, race roaches and grub on grubs at Cincinnati Museum Centre BugFest

Build origami butterflies, race roaches and grub on grubs at Cincinnati Museum Centre BugFest

13th annual celebration of insects at Museum Center June 4 CINCINNATI – Bugs. Some walk, some slither, some even fly. They’re everywhere. And now they’re getting their proper due at BugFest , Cincinnati Museum Center’s annual celebration dedicated to bugs, their role in a healthy environment and dispelling the misconceptions that cause us to fear […]

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Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close Opens Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close Opens Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

PHILADELPHIA — Tarantulas have a reputation that precedes them—terrifying, fast, hairy, scary. This winter you can see the biggest, baddest and most fearsome of all spiders in Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close, opening Jan. 30 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Visitors will come face-to-face with a wide array of live tarantulas—fangs […]

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