Join an exciting, on-stage whale rescue based on the real-life experiences of local marine mammal heroes.
Look Who You Might Run Into
Meet the insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals of our living collections.
Get Your Daily Dose of Wonder
Discover the beauty, variety, and vast complexity of our connections to the network of life that surrounds us.
Meet some of the Academy’s most spectacular residents and learn about their surprising survival adaptations.
Known as the "Father of the Internet," Vinton Cerf is the co-designer of the basic architecture of the Internet.
Become one with nature as NightLife gets out and about for an evening of nature-themed fun.
- #00000070Live Penguin Cams
Native to the coasts of South Africa and Namibia, these flightless birds have an important conservation story to tell.
Explore our Library of Life
Our research collections include specimens from each of the world’s oceans and all seven continents. Take a peek at some of our oldest, rarest, and most amazing finds.
Learn about our current initiatives, and access tools and resources to support your work.