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Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
Cold-blooded moves for hot summer days
A tale of how science works
Animals are already reacting to climate change
Her friends call her Lulu
The results are in! A record number of people participated in City Nature Challenge 2020, mostly exploring in or near their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What the Vertebrate Living Collections team has been up to during the museum's temporary closure, including telemedicine and museum walk-abouts.
The Museum's collection of amphibians and reptiles contains approximately 190,000 catalogued specimens from around the globe.
Community science (sometimes called citizen science) mobilizes volunteers to work alongside scientists to help answer questions about the world.
GeckoWatch is a community science project to map the fine-scale distribution of nonnative geckos in the United States.