Off to Anacapa!
Our Anthropology Curator heads to the Channel Islands on an unprecedented underwater archaeology expedition to find evidence of the first people to set foot on these shores
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Year of the Tiger
Celebrate the 2022 Lunar New Year with highlights from the collection
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Earth's First Giant
The two-meter skull of a humongous new ichthyosaur species, Earth’s first known giant creature, reveals how both the extinct marine reptiles and modern whales became giants.
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The Great Shark Hunt
A community effort to uncover ancient L.A.
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A Fishy Query
Why does this supersized shark’s mouth glow in the dark?
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A Rare Deep Sea Gem Arrives at NHM
A Pacific footballfish, a type of anglerfish that typically lives thousands of feet underwater, and that washed ashore at the beach, is now part of our Ichthyology Collection.
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Fishes Across America: Last Stop, Roanoke
Say hello to a Hog Sucker (and a couple Darters)
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Fishes Across America: Kentucky Is for Darters
Two darter fish, one Bluegrass State
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Walruses: On the Tusk of Greatness
With the discovery of the oldest tusked walrus yet, NHM scientists are getting to the root of the walrus’ long tooth.
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