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Painted Lady Butterflies Emerge!

The museum staff have been raising a number of painted lady butterflies, or Vanessa cardui, from eggs received on April 26th by mail. The first butterfly emerged yesterday afternoon warmed by the sunl...

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Interactive exhibits invite exploration! With a bang and a whirl, you can now test the limits of circuits, bridge construction, and generating electricity at new stations that were just installed in...

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Observation Bee Hive Arrives!

Can you spot her? The large female in the middle of this honeycomb, with the swollen, black abdomen? That's the queen of our brand new Observation Bee Hive! We are very excited to introduce this na...

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