Changing Exhibits Photo Gallery

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    The photographs of Unnatural History, on view April 19–Aug. 2, 2014, provide a humorous look at the inner workings of a museum. Mastodon shown above.
    Credit: ©Lori Nix
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    T. rex.
    Credit: ©Lori Nix
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    Praying Mantis
    Credit: ©Lori Nix
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    Red Bird of Paradise, (Paradisaea rubra)
    Credit: ©Tim Laman
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    Paradise Riflebird (Ptiloris paradiseus). Young male performing practice display.
    Credit: ©Tim Laman
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    Victoria's Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) Bird of Paradise. Male on display perch trying to lure a female to come down with his spread wings display.
    Credit: ©Tim Laman
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    Wilson's Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus respublica). Adult male on the main display pole in the center of his court.
    Credit: ©Tim Laman
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    Children play the “Dance, Dance Evolution” game by following the moves of animated birds-of-paradise while their friends vote for the winner. Birds of Paradise is on view May3–Sept. 1 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
    Credit: Rebecca Hale/NGS
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    Visitors to Birds of Paradise play the ”Ladies’ Choice” game by selecting male traits they prefer in a bird-of-paradise. The game demonstrates how the birds have evolved over millions of years. The exhibit is on view May3–Sept. 1 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
    Credit: Rebecca Hale/NGS
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    Chocolate: The Exhibition, on view Oct. 11-Jan. 24, 2015, explores the natural and cultural history of the world’s favorite treat.
    Credit: ©The Field Museum, John Weinstein
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