Meet the Rainbow-bearded Thornbill! Both males & females of this species sport a vivid patch of rainbow plumage. Th… https://t.co/el1X9Tqz6x
Know someone with a big head? Share this critter with them: the big-headed Pantanal swamp turtle! It can be found i… https://t.co/ICDJHoINCN
RT @pablo_dulce: Check out the latest #NPRShortWave podcast with @emilykwong1234 featuring work done with my @amnh #SRMP students. We studi…
#OTD in 1846, the ice giant Neptune was discovered. At ~2.8 bil mil away from the Sun, Neptune is the only planet i… https://t.co/Gks2p4uaCz
Ever seen a bird rolling around in dirt & wondered what they were doing? This behavior is known as dusting or dust-… https://t.co/cALVhrD9jV
Ongoing conservation efforts include relocating rhinos to sanctuaries, educating the public to lower rhino horn dem… https://t.co/DaBg4CIWEA
Today is World Rhino Day! #DYK? There are currently 5 species of rhino; the black rhino & white rhino live in Afric… https://t.co/4pNvg0k06e
If you’re a fan of eggs, then you’ll be a fan of this critter: the egg-yolk jelly! It can be found drifting in coas… https://t.co/HxzCQu5JBQ
What has wings, a snake-like neck, & the tail of a turkey? Meet the Anhinga. This aquatic bird uses its sharp bill… https://t.co/LSv4S6GLDk
To be great is to be misunderstood.
Older than dinosaurs—& more threatened than threatening—sharks are spectacula… https://t.co/bXZpoNKKy3
RT @CIRESnews: Friday (9/24) at 12pm MT (2pm ET): Talk by CIRES/@EarthLabCU’s Natasha Stavros and @AMNH's Carter Emmart about tracking wild…
RT @thekidshouldsee: How does your brain help you see #color? ☀️ Travel with a beam of sunlight in this @AMNH #video to find out.
How can scientists tell the difference between male & female trilobites? The short answer is: they can’t, yet. Desp… https://t.co/3szKlBUcTs
The good news? You don't have to choose just one event to attend! Here's the Museum's complete slate of programs fo… https://t.co/NCjgU8FZcI
On Friday: What can we learn about wildfires from space? Join us for a live program on YouTube that will look at wi… https://t.co/Hd6l7FeF4H
On Thursday: Looking for something family-friendly? Meet the Moose, Chinook Salmon, & Vampire Bat—animals that are… https://t.co/eENR0KG5mk
On Wednesday: Think you know everything there is to know about climate + climate change? Prove it!
We’ve partnere… https://t.co/0PdXkNa2hL
Meet the greater bilby! It's a nocturnal marsupial from Australia. This critter is equipped with strong, clawed for… https://t.co/M93g9GQKLv
Monday mood? The Sri Lankan Frogmouth, also known as the Ceylon Frogmouth, lives in tropical forests throughout Sri… https://t.co/yu1gaOxImr
RT @CBC_AMNH: Attending SCCS in Cambridge next March? A few important updates from our SCCS-Cambridge partners:
1. Applications extended to…
Huge amounts of basaltic lava erupted about 135 million years ago when South America and Africa split apart. Today… https://t.co/uIcTzxBzGP
It’s time for #MineralMonday—today, let’s learn about zeolites! Pictured is a specimen of green fluorapophyllite-(K… https://t.co/QIvfSLwJn7
RT @BritGarner: THEY GAVE THE WHALE A VACCINE BAND-AID ™️ @AMNH https://t.co/5ytPHPWGeD
RT @loveallanguages: Nature wonders @AMNH https://t.co/4TLsqQWlp1
What makes an irregular galaxy irregular? It’s usually small and has a chaotic appearance that’s likely due to rece… https://t.co/xrF99oDWeN
Can you see where the cotton-headed tamarin gets its name? This small monkey, which lives in forests in northwester… https://t.co/LaI2X55cdo
It’s your last day to see the special exhibition Beautiful Creatures—don’t be jelly that you missed it! Pictured is… https://t.co/BQAuoT4Zz5
RT @dylkrebs: Never thought I was a Crystal person until I went to the @AMNH https://t.co/hpoY9qJE7D
What makes the assassin bug an assassin? After consuming prey, like ants, it uses a sticky secretion to attach the… https://t.co/MMn448IgxQ
RT @okamisalamii: Visited @AMNH for the first time in a while yesterday. I had a good time revisiting old exhibits, exploring new ones, and…
RT @KennyTeng_: Admiring some biodiversity at the @AMNH. Not sure who’s enjoying this more, the kids or me
RT @OpenSpaceProj: Tune in at 2 pm ET next Friday for @AMNH #ClimateWeekNYC program with @tourtheuniverse (AMNH) & @DrFireScience (@EarthLa…
Bird jewels are symbols of glamour & freedom. #DYK? Jewelers analyzed birds at natural history museums & zoos for i… https://t.co/Y8QVAPykTr
RT @CSInst: "This summer, at the Carl Sagan Institute @cornell & @AMNH, @KalteneggerLisa & colleague Jacky Faherty identified 1,715 stars i…
Exhibit of the Day: the Grizzly Bear diorama! This scene takes place on a September morning in Yellowstone National… https://t.co/qWXbrOZJ6x
With the help of its large mucus-covered toe pads, the Australian green tree frog is able to climb & cling to surfa… https://t.co/U9vBRsl13r
It’s crafted from diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, platinum, & gold. Actor Richard Burton purchased one of the first… https://t.co/EnShqTrSNV
Around the 1920s, many jewelers were inspired by their love of the sea & began to design fish jewels. Pictured is a… https://t.co/njatMntRyX
How can a small piece of genetic material impact the lives of billions of people across the globe?
See it up close in the Museum’s Hall of Ornithischian Dinosaurs!
The Museum is open Wednesday–Sunday, 10 am–5:30 p… https://t.co/cCMIbY3DSu
It's #FossilFriday! Get to know the duck-billed dino known as Corythosaurus. Its name is a nod to the helmets worn… https://t.co/iIbQoIiKoM
@MineralCup This massive block of vibrant blue azurite & green #malachite is known as the Singing Stone. Its nickna… https://t.co/W76ClHryy8
@Eric_Pierce5 @MineralCup Done!
We vote #Malachite because of the Singing Stone, of course!
#DYK? Orcas stay with their pods for life. While a lone orca can catch a penguin or sea lion, a pod can bring down… https://t.co/QvbF3Bmfq7
#DYK? Orcas stay with their pods for life. While a lone orca can catch a penguin or sea lion, a pod can bring down… https://t.co/NP4oQC69vy