During a tidepool survey this year, the Academy's citizen science team encountered a pink-toothed mystery.

Changing what our assumptions of what a scientist can be...

Learn how Academy scientists and exhibit conservators prepared a black rhino specimen for our new exhibit.

Are you ready for this year's City Nature Challenge? Get outside and observe the wildlife in your backyard!

Scientists from the Academy are partnering with local organizations in the Galápagos for conservation.


Academy scientists visit the coral reefs off the island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean.

How can eating insects protect lemurs?

What lurks in the deep waters of Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary?

Deep-diving scientists find that mesophotic reefs (an area called the Twilight Zone) are not a refuge they hoped

Australian lungfish Methuselah gets fed by hand at the Academy

Methuselah is our Australian lungfish—and she just might be the oldest fish in any public aquarium on Earth.


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