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From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and island ants, these new species grow Earth's tree of life.
Interactive exhibit explores the science of frozen polar regions with live reindeer, festive programs, and more!
AZA accreditation granted to aquariums who demonstrate commitment to ever-rising standards in animal care.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September.
Watch a colorful nudibranch crawl across your desk or be circled by a green sea turtle with new Snapchat Lenses.
Summer music series returns to the Academy from July through October.
Scientific divers at the California Academy of Sciences engineer a portable chamber to study new fishes.
New exhibit explores the giant natural phenomena that make Northern California like nowhere else on the planet.
Endangered chicks are part of important Species Survival Plan, aimed at sustaining African penguin populations.
Citizen scientists from around the globe submit over 400,000 iNaturalist observations of wildlife.
Annual fundraiser on May 10 to feature talks by scientific innovators, live DJ set by T-Pain, and more.
Third-annual competition will document global biodiversity using iNaturalist. Results announced May 4.
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