harvester ants http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/216/all en Spring Babies in the Nature Lab http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/spring-babies-nature-lab <p><span>There are only 17 days left until our Nature Gardens and Nature Lab&nbsp;exhibits open! This makes me extremely excited and a little bit nauseous.&nbsp;To cope with the&nbsp;craziness, all I have to do is go and visit&nbsp; our new Nature Lab babies. Just in case you&#39;re feeling stressed out too, here&#39;s some baby love&nbsp;for you:</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/spring-babies-nature-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/spring-babies-nature-lab#comments Babies brown rats California newt Crayfish harvester ants Nature Lab Norway rats Opossum Virginia opossum Blog Wed, 29 May 2013 20:11:08 +0000 Lila Higgins 759 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Ant Love From an Ant Nerd http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ant-love-ant-nerd <p>A few weeks ago, this ant nerd traveled to the wilds of Arizona to pick up two ant colonies. Yes, myself and Leslie Gordon (the Museum&#39;s live animal queen), drove over 1000 miles in under two days to bring a few hundred ants back to the Museum. Why?<br /> &nbsp;</p> <div> <a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-DGeSj9_OgbI/URKVtWFSICI/AAAAAAAAA8M/qEyXlReaq2w/s1600/DSC01520.JPG"><img src="/nature/sites/default/files/images/blog/DSC01520.JPG" /></a> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ant-love-ant-nerd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ant-love-ant-nerd#comments ant colony ant exhibits ant farm ant nest ants harvester ants Nature Lab Pogonomyrmex rugosus pogos Blog Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:06:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 705 at http://www.nhm.org/nature