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User Image a_dyakiev Posted: Nov 17, 2017 6:26 PM (UTC)
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Кадры из фильма Ночь в музее оживают ✌🏻🤠🗽🇺🇸 Tirex American Museum of Natural History #NYC #FullHD #amnh
User Image bashandco_ny Posted: Nov 17, 2017 5:03 PM (UTC)
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Little Explorer! 🐚 Enjoying our Early Adventures Program at the @amnh. 🔬⚖️🔦 Today we measured, scavenged for dinosaur eggs, and helped to bathe 2 chinchillas (did you know they bathe in volcanic ash, not water?). 💡
User Image byrostran Posted: Nov 17, 2017 3:28 PM (UTC)
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Esta estatua en su caballo del presidente Theodore Roosevelt (acompañado de un indígena "Piel roja") en la entrada del Museo de historia natural en New York, me hizo recordar al monumento que había en Nicaragua del presidente Anastasio Somoza García que fue destruido por los guerrilleros sandinistas en 1979. Con el pasar del tiempo la conservación de la historia es importante y educativa. #museodehistorianatural #monument #monumento #estatua #statue #redskins #president #theodoreroosevelt #americanmuseumofnaturalhistory #nyc #newyork #centralparkwest #westside #amnh
User Image sauceylasagna Posted: Nov 17, 2017 3:23 PM (UTC)
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It's a dino pine sculpture 🎅🌲🐲 #amnh #newyork #christmas
User Image itsamnh Posted: Nov 17, 2017 3:18 PM (UTC)
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User Image billionneuronscurious Posted: Nov 17, 2017 1:37 PM (UTC)
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Biological endoscope - The eyes of Land Snail

In the image, you are looking at the eyes of the snail which are at the tip of its tentacles. They have two pairs of tentacles, the one in the image has eyes and extends long, while the other pair is shorter and is situated near the mouth region (functions as chemoreceptor). Tentacles perform the sensory function in these snails.

These tentacles are retractable. Think it this way - about eyes being at the top of some extended chord (endoscope?) which moves around and retracts (the way you pull your socks inside out) and which changes the distance and view angle which is very unusual as compared to our eyes which are situated in the eye sockets. Is this any less than some alien world if we know how to see the uniqueness the creatures here on the earth itself possess? - Dhairyasheel Dayal

#wildlife #science #eyes #earth #explore #biology #snails #unique #creature #alien #natgeo #animalplanet #natgeowild #amnh #wildilifephotography #nature #evolution
User Image billionneuronscurious Posted: Nov 17, 2017 1:26 PM (UTC)
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Two eyes for one side; Asymmetric Metamorphosis in Flatfishes -

This fish which falls under the category of flat fishes, commonly known as ‘flat fish’ or ‘sole fish’, depending on the species you are referring to, is commonly eaten in many parts of the world.
But, the amazing feature this fish has is its asymmetry & eyes. Both the eyes of these fishes are on the same side of their face.
We know the common metamorphoses of frog & butterflies, but this fish shows one of the unusual processes during its developmental stages. In its earlier stages, these fishes have one eye located on each side of their face, as in other fishes. But, gradually during development, one of the eyes migrates from its original position to the other side of the face & ends up being near the other eye – ‘Two eyes for one side’.
Depending on the species, the fishes have both of their eyes either on the left side of their body or on the right side of their body – left-eyed flatfish or right-eyed flatfish.
This body feature is known to be an adaption for living on the seabed- benthos habitat.
In the images of this post, you will see that one of the sides of the fish has two eyes. This side faces upwards, while the other side with no eyes faces the seabed. You will also see an outstanding difference in the coloration & texture of the two sides of same fish body. One side (upward facing) is darker with texture of scales while other (downward facing) is pale in color and with no apparent scale texture as if this side has been sliced off.
Since these creatures live at the ocean floors, the fish catching practices such as bottom trawling pose danger to them as well as for many other unique marine benthic species. - Dhairyasheel Dayal

Link to Metamorphosis video:

#wildlife #nature #natgeo #explore #discover #sea #science #marine #ocean #fish #eyes #asia #animalplanet #natgeowild #natgeoexpeditions #amnh #evolution
User Image ninpergar Posted: Nov 17, 2017 10:04 AM (UTC)
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BG holiday window is inspired from iconic NY cultural institutions— American Museum of Natural History
User Image amnh Posted: Nov 17, 2017 4:34 AM (UTC)
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amnh 14h ago
As a general rule, antlers in the deer family are an extension of an animal's skull and shed each year. Horns, on the other hand, have a bone interior and an outer sheath of keratin (which also makes up our hair and fingernails). Horns also typically grow for an animal's entire life. An exception to this rule? The North America’s pronghorn, which sheds its horn sheath each year. Pronghorn are the sole surviving member of the family Antilocapridae—and are more closely related to giraffes and okapi than to antelope.
Photo: Nature's Pics Online
User Image ssrenz_ Posted: Nov 17, 2017 3:56 AM (UTC)
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ssrenz_ 14h ago
Another one off the list ☑️ visited the American museum of natural history and met this dum dum
#amnh #manhattan #moai
跟電影不大一樣的American museum of natural history #amnh

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