Welcome to Stories, a place to explore—and be inspired by—the wonder of our natural and cultural worlds.

Three Horned Larks, Two Spotted Doves and a Seasonal Community Science Tradition
The history and value of North America’s longest running community science project: the Christmas Bird Count
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.
Fishes Across America: Shoshone, Idaho
A different Shoshone, a different sucker:  Catostomus columbianus, the bridgelip sucker
Beyond Gender: Indigenous Perspectives, Muxe
A limited series on some of the world's third gender Indigenous people
Fishes Across America: Shoshone, California
Hit the road from your home and dive into the biodiversity of freshwater fishes across the U.S.