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.
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Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages: world-premiere exhibition to open at Canadian Museum of Nature
Ice and cold have long shaped our planet, as well as life on it. In fact, we are still living in an ice age…but the planet is changing. This dramatic story of adaptation is presented in a new exhibition developed by the museum—and it’s told with a cast of characters that includes woolly mammoths, American lions and Neanderthals.
Learn the inspiration behind the Museum's new installation, Gaia, a giant inflated sculpture of the Earth by Luke Jerram.