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New exhibit explores the giant natural phenomena that make Northern California like nowhere else on the planet.
Endangered chicks are part of important Species Survival Plan, aimed at sustaining African penguin populations.
Citizen scientists from around the globe submit over 400,000 iNaturalist observations of wildlife.
New findings are a clear call for immediate global action on climate change.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
A high-speed tour of the past 200 million years will unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
This revealing new exhibit explores some of the wildest mating strategies in the animal kingdom.
The Academy is the world's largest "Double Platinum" building and the first museum to acheive this award.
The Pocket Penguins app offers users live views of our charismatic African Penguins 24 hours a day.
3,607 birds housed at the Academy provided critical data for research about spread of Galapagos diseases.
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