Griffith Park http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/210/all en What Does the Gray Fox Say? http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-does-gray-fox-say <p>A few days ago, Miguel Orde&ntilde;ana, NHMer and local biologist working on the Griffith Park Connectivity Study, captured images of the elusive gray fox, <em>Urocyon cinereoargenteus</em>. Fortunately, I&#39;m able to speak fox (growing up on a farm in England gives you certain skills), and have, through the magic of Photoshop, been able to translate his &quot;Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding&#39;s&quot; and &quot;Fraka-kaka-kaka-kaka-kow&#39;s&quot; into English.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-does-gray-fox-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-does-gray-fox-say#comments gray fox Griffith Park Griffith Park Connectivity Study Miguel Ordenana Urocyon cinereoargenteus What does the fox say Ylvis Blog Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:39:52 +0000 Lila Higgins 829 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Los Angeles Meet Hollywood the Mountain Lion http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/los-angeles-meet-hollywood-mountain-lion <p>Check out this&nbsp;never before seen image of our now famous&nbsp;Griffith&nbsp;Park mountain lion, <em>Puma concolor, </em>referred to by scientists as P-22.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/nature/sites/default/files/images/blog/Hollywood%20the%20mountainlion.jpg" /></p> <p>P-22 (aka Hollywood) caught on camera by L.A.&nbsp;City Park Ranger Adam Dedeaux</p> <p>Here&#39;s what Miguel Orde&ntilde;ana, a field biologist and colleague of mine here at the Museum has to say about P-22:</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/los-angeles-meet-hollywood-mountain-lion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/los-angeles-meet-hollywood-mountain-lion#comments Griffith Park Griffith Park Connectivity Study Hollywood the Mountain Lion Mountain Lion P-22 Puma concolor Blog Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:42:06 +0000 Lila Higgins 816 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Glowworms in LA http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/glowworms-la <p>On Monday night, I found a glowworm&nbsp;while I was up in Griffith Park! That&#39;s right people, glowworms really do exist, and they&#39;re right here in our city.</p> <p>No it wasn&#39;t a discarded 80s toy, like these (though I might have been equally excited if it was):<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/glowworms-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/glowworms-la#comments 80s toys beetles glowworms Griffith Park Western banded glowworm Zarhipis integripennis Blog Fri, 19 Apr 2013 01:36:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 730 at http://www.nhm.org/nature