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Extraordinary Species Living On the Edge

Friday, April 10, 2015

An exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History offers a look at the world of animals and plants with superpowers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Natural History Museum's Global Kitchen

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Eleanor Sterling, director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the ongoing exhibition, Our Global Kitchen, and how ecological systems interact with food.

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Features

US Seizes Dinosaur Skeleton in NY Friday

Friday, June 22, 2012

The U.S. government has seized a dinosaur skeleton in New York City that officials say was unjustly taken from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.

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WNYC News

One of World's Rarest Diamonds Comes to New York Museum

Thursday, October 28, 2010

One of the world's greatest gems goes on display Thursday at the American Museum of Natural History.

The blue Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond boasts 31-carats -- 4 carats smaller than it was when diamond magnate Laurence Graff bought it in 2008 for $24 million -- scandalizing historic diamond experts when he had it cut to remove imperfections.

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WNYC News

Museum Closes for Obama Visit

Thursday, September 23, 2010

As part of the U.N. General Assembly events, President Barack Obama is hosting a reception for visiting heads of state at the American Museum of Natural History Thursday night. The museum has been closed to the public all day in preparation.

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