Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 14.6 million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
- Development of the west-side property
- The new lantern (PDF)
- Blue whale (PDF)
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News from the Museum
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Museum conservation summer student Raene Poisson recounts how her finding just the right adhesive could make a long-lasting impression.
- In Jassa mating: A thumb matters
Kathleen Conlan writes that after 30 years she’s still captivated by the role of male thumbs in a shrimp-like love story.
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Enjoy this slide show with some new species described by our researchers in 2018
Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association.