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Meet Leslie Harris: Weird Worms and Pretty Polychaetes
Explore the many ways polychaetes use slime to survive with NHM Collections Manager Leslie Harris!
Meet Regina Wetzer and Dean Pentcheff: Floating Forests and Amazing Algae
NHM’s marine biodiversity experts Dr. Regina Wetzer and Dean Pentcheff are teaming up to talk about all things algae!
Live Animal Presentation: What Do Bugs Use Slime For?
Forest Urban, our Invertebrate Living Collections Manager, will share some amazing live animals, and you'll find out what slime can do for them!
What Are Today’s L.A. Women Fighting For?
Meet Jann Vendetti: Snail Trails and Mollusc Mucus
Join Dr. Jann Vendetti, NHM’s Associate Curator of Malacology (and resident snail specialist) for a glimpse into the wonderful world of molluscs!
Meet Greg Pauly: Slimy Skin and Sticky Salamanders
Discover how some reptiles and amphibians use their slimy and sticky skin for protection against predators with Dr. Greg Pauly, NHM's Curator of Herpetology and Co-director of the Urban Nature Research Center!
Inside the Fossil Lab
Discover how our paleontologists clean, sort, and study fossils uncovered in the Tar Pits!
Please note, we will have an additional programming on 2/17/20