Grandes Maestros Opens Nov. 9!
Blue Moon Diamond
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Newt and Improved!
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COOL THINGS

Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art

From the Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex, this spectacular traveling exhibition of Latin American folk art is open!
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Blue Moon Diamond Makes Debut!

This 12-carat blue diamond, one of the rarest gems worldwide, has taken up temporary residence in the Museum's Gem Vault! Stop in and see how it sparkles!
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CITIZEN SCIENCE

ZomBee Watch

In partnership with San Francisco State University, ZomBee Watch is a project that will help scientists better understand the distribution of the Zombie Fly, a parasitic fly that turns honeybees into zombies. Find out how to become a ZomBee Hunter!
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Reptiles and Amphibians of Southern California

We want to find out where reptiles and amphibians live throughout Southern California. To do this, we need your help!
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NHM NEXT CAMPAIGN

Join the Evolution!

We're finishing the final phase of the biggest transformation in our history! The NHM Next campaign is what makes it all possible.  
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What else is new at NHM?
Meet Your Planet Here 

NHM Receives $13 Million Gift for Otis Booth Pavilion

An unprecedented $13 million gift from The Otis Booth Foundation enabled the Museum to build a spectacular glass entrance pavilion for its new Nature Gardens. A magnificent, 63-foot fin whale specimen suspended inside in the Otis Booth Pavilion was unveiled at NHM's 100th anniversary festivities in June, 2013.
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IN THE NEWS

Fly Like a Dinosaur

NHM garnered major media attention for a study on a raptorial dinosaur fossil that has exceptionally long feathers, which sheds light on the mechanics of how larger-bodied feathered dinosaurs took flight.
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Our Whale Rescuers

Museum scientists made news when they joined with search and rescue crews to recover a rare, 16-million-year-old baleen whale fossil, encased in a 1,000-pound rock, from behind a Palos Verdes home.
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The Museum Behind the Museum

KPCC went behind the scenes to film in our "whale warehouse." It's where we store and research huge mammal skeletons.
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