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As timberland converts to cannabis, spotted and barred owls test positive for rat poison
From fish to flowering plants and sea slugs to scorpions, these discoveries add to the tree of life.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
Outdoor ice skating, indoor snow flurries, live performances, and more through January 7, 2018.
Researchers return from the Philippines with new species discoveries and deeper insights into threatened reefs.
Summer music series to feature Connan Mockasin, Electric Guest, Ryan Hemsworth, and more
Dr. Michelle Trautwein’s team travels to its fifth continent, Australia, to inspect our tiniest roommates.
Two Thalassodromeus pterosaurs with impressive 14-foot wingspans swoop down to catch Rhacolepis fish in their toothless jaws in this large diorama showing a detailed re-creation of a dramatic Cretaceous seascape located at the present-day Araripe Basin in northeast Brazil. ©AMNH/R. Mickens
New exhibit showcases the incredible diversity of these prehistoric flying reptiles
Citizen scientists from across the country submit over 120,000 iNaturalist observations.
The California Academy of Sciences joins forces with SECORE International and The Nature Conservancy
Learn about ancient flying creatures, explore human diversity, and encounter the first full solar eclipse since
Scientists survey the waters of Rapa Nui and make first-ever dives to "twilight zone" reefs at 200-500 feet deep
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