Changing Exhibits Photo Gallery

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Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

  • Blue poison dart frogs. Credit Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
    The blue poison dart frogs of Frogs: A Chorus of Colors are striking, but pack a punch. The exhibit is on view Feb. 4–May 14, 2017.
    Credit: Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland
  • 2 green tropical tree frogs. Credit: Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
    Many species of frog live in trees in tropical climates. Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is on view Feb. 4–May 14, 2017.
    Credit: Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland
  • Tomato Frog, credit: Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
    The brightly colored tomato frog is popular with pet owners
    Credit: Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland
  • American Bullfrog, Credit Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
    Bullfrogs, like this American bullfrog, are known for their loud, deep mating calls.
    Credit Clyde Peeling's Reptiland

Treasures From the Mineral Vault

  • blue mineral-labradorite By Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Labradorite (a feldspar) from Nain, Labrador, Canada. Featured in the yearlong exhibit Treasures From the Mineral Vault. Mineral from the Academy of Natural Sciences’ William S. Vaux Collection.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • 3 minerals By Lauren Duguid/ANS
    A medley of minerals in Treasures From the Mineral Vault: (from left) quartz, fluorite with calcite, and quartz (variety moss agate), from the Academy of Natural Sciences’ William S. Vaux Collection.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • green mineral-microine By Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Microcline (variety amazonite) from Pikes Peak, Colorado. From the Academy of Natural Sciences’ William S. Vaux Collection.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS

Backyard Adventures

  • Boy on bee bike. Photo: Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.
    Backyard Adventures lets you experience the fascinating science in our own backyard. At the Academy June 9–Sept. 10, 2017.
    Credit: Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.

Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

  • dinosaur petting area, Tiny Titans exhibit. Credit: The Stone Company
    Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nest and a “petting zoo” in Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Sept. 30, 2017–Jan. 15, 2018.
    Credit: The Stone Company

Dinosaurs Unearthed

  • Predator-prey, 3 dinos. Courtesy of Dinosaurs Unearthed
    Predator Trap scene in Dinosaurs Unearthed shows Stegosaurus and Allosaurus juveniles stuck in the mud, unable to flee.
    Photo courtesy of Dinosaurs Unearthed
  • feathered T. rex. By Academy of Natural Sciences
    A feathered juvenile T. rex menaces visitors in Dinosaurs Unearthed, June 25–Jan. 16, 2017.
    Photo by Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • mosasaur teeth. Courtesy of Dinosaurs Unearthed
    Real mosasaur teeth on display in Dinosaurs Unearthed, June 25–Jan. 16, 2017.
    Photo courtesy of Dinosaurs Unearthed
  • long-neck Ruyangosaurus. Photo By Lauren Duguid/ANS
    The plant-eating Ruyangosaurus supports an amazingly long neck in Dinosaurs Unearthed.
    Photo by Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • trex teeth. By Mike Servedio/ANS
    Is T. rex happy or hungry that it’s on display in Dinosaurs Unearthed?
    Photo by Mike Servedio/ANS
  • T. rex outside. Photo by Mike Servedio/ANS
    A 40-foot-long T. rex outside of the Academy is a popular spot for selfies.
    Photo by Mike Servedio/ANS

Drawn to Dinosaurs

  • dinosaur skeleton by Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Drawn to Dinosaurs, opening Nov. 1, 2015, delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • Poole sketches Haddy. Photo by Lauren Duguid
    Drawn to Dinosaurs opens with a paleo artist recreating plant-eater Hadrosaurus foulkii on a giant blackboard.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • Artist Jason Poole sketches Haddy. Photo by Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Paleoartist Jason Poole sketches a detail on Haddy in Drawn To Dinosaurs.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
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