Stories

Follow the Butterflies
Helps us count butterflies!
Explore the Wild Outside
When yards and gardens become more wildlife friendly, the experience can be magical
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Animals at Hart
Hart was devoted to the animals in his life: his pets, co-stars, and neighbors.
Love in the Time of Coronavirus: The Alligator Lizard Version
Help us study lizard behavior in your backyard!
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Gems of the Americas
Travel back in time with one of NHM's most beloved gems, this video from our vaults. 
The How and Why of Colorful Feathers
Equal parts ornithologist and evolutionary biologist, Assistant Ornithology Curator Dr. Allison Shultz has been investigating two questions throughout her research career: how are birds colorful, and why are birds colorful.
Itsy-Bitsy Made Big
Our Insect Expert Trains Her Lens on the Tiny
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Our Time-Traveling Marine Biologist
Austin Hendy has big plans
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