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New aquarium exhibit and larger-than-life animatronic models explore the mystery and power of venom on Earth.
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and island ants, these new species grow Earth's tree of life.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
This revealing new exhibit explores some of the wildest mating strategies in the animal kingdom.
The Academy is the world's largest "Double Platinum" building and the first museum to acheive this award.
The Pocket Penguins app offers users live views of our charismatic African Penguins 24 hours a day.
3,607 birds housed at the Academy provided critical data for research about spread of Galapagos diseases.
Researchers' expertise lies in infectious viruses, African frogs, and tropical reef fishes
Scientists find additional evidence that the Philippines is one of the most species-rich places on the planet.
Meet Elizabeth Babcock, the Academy's New Dean of Education.
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