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NHMLA Member Magazine

December January 2017
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Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

A new temporary exhibition, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, swoops into NHM. 
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A New Butterfly Pavilion Opens

An improved butterfly home comes to NHM this summer! Get a sneak peek at the hundreds of winged creatures flitting around in all-new digs.
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Super Mineral Man

The Museum's Gem and Mineral Department has a new star, Dr. Aaron Celestian, the Associate Curator of Minerology. Visit the Gem and Mineral Hall and you'll see sparklers, both pretty and practical.
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