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 10-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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- Quick facts about the museum (224 Kb PDF)
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- Why should we get excited about one new species in the ocean?
Why should we get excited about one new species in the ocean? Read more about a giant file clam which now has a new identity.
- So when do you know you’ve discovered a new species?
When do you know you’ve discovered a new species? Read part 1 of the story of a giant file clam found 30 years ago.
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The Museum is a partner at Glowfair, supporting the unique art of Stefan Thompson in The Enchanted Forest installation.
Science by Night on May 21 offers a jam-packed evening of activities, with opportunities to see things not usually on display, chat with experts and get behind-the-scene insights.