November 15, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
On December 2, 2012, the last flock of baby ostriches born at the the Academy will be leaving for their new home. Some will be moving to new quarters at the Sacramento Zoo while others will grow up...
July 31, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
Go behind the scences with Tim Steinmetz, the Academy's Ratite Program Coordinator.
July 31, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
The most common myth people have about ostriches is that they bury their heads in the sand to hide from danger.
June 29, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
Most of the Academy’s 38,000 live animals are relative newcomers, but a handful of them are old-timers who were at the Academy when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck on October 17, 1989. During your...
June 4, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
Materials created in-house for the Earthquake exhibit and planetarium show are available to Bay Area educators.
May 17, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
With the Earthquake exhibit less than a month from its public opening, I caught up with Scott Moran, Director of Concept & Exhibit Development, as he darted between ladders and rolling...
May 17, 2012
Barbera Tannenbaum
The Academy's Earthquake exhibit explores the Earth's tectonic plate movement on a vast geological timescale, the effects of earthquakes on a more immediate human timescale, and quake preparedness...
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