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Discover the diversity of life on Earth with the California Academy of Sciences. Based in San Francisco, the Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring and explaining the natural world and addressing the challenges of sustainability. Learn more by visiting: http://www.calacademy.org.

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Discover the diversity of life on Earth with the California Academy of Sciences. Based in San Francisco, the Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring and explaining the natural world and addressing the challenges of sustainability. Learn more by visiting: http://www.calacademy.org.

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    Witnessing Butterflies Emerge

    Witnessing Butterflies Emerge

    The Academy's newest addition to the Rainforest exhibit creates the perfect conditions for butterflies and moths to emerge from their chrysalis and cocoons.

    • 2 min
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    Tarantulas on the Move

    Tarantulas on the Move

    Each fall, male tarantulas head out on a long journey, looking for the perfect mate... If she'll have him!

    • 1 min
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    Whale Lice

    Whale Lice

    Even whales get lice. Find out how they're a quite a bit different than human lice, but just as creepy!

    • 2 min
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    A Strange Sengi

    A Strange Sengi

    Using radio collars, Academy scientists have discovered that this Namibian elephant shrew is out of this world!

    • 1 min
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    Mountain Goats’ Perilous Climb

    Mountain Goats’ Perilous Climb

    How are mountain goats well-adapted for those steep climbs in the Rockies?

    • 1 min
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    Bee Positive

    Bee Positive

    Do bees have a 6th sense? New research shows that opposites attract -- bees are positively charged and flowers are negatively charged.

    • 2 min

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