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reporting on the museum s new t rex mount in 1915 the los angeles times told readers the animals was 3 million
Reporting on the Museum's new T. rex mount in 1915, the Los Angeles Times told readers the animals was 3 million years old. Wrong again! Scientists now know that T. rex lived 69 to 66 million years ago, at the very end of the Cretaceous Period. #AMNH150
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we re celebrating our 150th anniversary with archival images and you can share your photos drawings or a voice
We're celebrating our 150th anniversary with archival images! And *you* can share your photos, drawings, or a voice message for a chance to be featured. This month's topic: T. rex! >>https://t.co/iGNnFZ9vHE #AMNH150
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when fossil hunter barnum brown s discovery of t rex was announced in the new york times on december 3 1905 th
When fossil hunter Barnum Brown's discovery of T. rex was announced in The New York Times on December 3, 1905, the story said the animal lived 8 million years ago—which we now know is incorrect. #AMNH150 #TBT [📸: © AMNH, circa 1915]
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attn museum members join us for animal encounter wild babies on april 27 grant kemmerer wildlife expert amp an
ATTN: Museum Members! Join us for "Animal Encounter: Wild Babies" on April 27. Grant Kemmerer, wildlife expert & animal caretaker from the Wild World of Animals, will introduce a diverse group of babies, large & small, from across the Animal Kingdom. >> https://t.co/MqtLzOUKEe
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it s fun fact the king penguin congregates on south georgia an island in the south atlantic near antarctica to
It's #WorldPenguinDay! Fun fact: The King Penguin congregates on South Georgia, an island in the south Atlantic near Antarctica. To protect their eggs & small chicks from the cold, King Penguin parents carry them on their feet. Females and males take turns watching over the eggs.
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it s dna is found in all living things its in every cell of your body amp is what makes us all unique its doub
It's #DNADay! DNA is found in all living things. It’s in every cell of your body & is what makes us all unique. Its double-helix structure looks like steps of a ladder, which are made of only 4 building blocks, called bases. These bases are known by the letters A, C, G, & T.
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love dinosaurs history a team at the museum is piecing together fossils found in wyoming s howe quarry in 1934
Love dinosaurs + history? A team at the Museum is piecing together fossils found in Wyoming's Howe Quarry in 1934—learn what they’ve discovered so far by joining our Dino Detectives Facebook Group! >> https://t.co/OHuK9m81nC
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did you know ringtails are related to raccoons when threatened they use chemistry with defensive body language
Did you know ringtails are related to raccoons? When threatened, they use chemistry with defensive body language. One might curve its tail over its head to seem larger or, as a last resort, emit a smelly secretion! Spot this duo in the Museum’s Hall of N. American Mammals.
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find out why dinosaurs matter at the next on may 1 paleontologist will weave together stories of our planet s
Find out why dinosaurs matter at the next #AMNHSciCafe on May 1. Paleontologist @poldiego will weave together stories of our planet's geological history, exploring the meaning of fossils and our own place on the vast and bountiful tree of life. >> https://t.co/1BT1p0gMY9
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new research alert crustaceans evolved 100 million years earlier than previously thought according to a new st
🚨NEW RESEARCH ALERT! Crustaceans evolved 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to a new study led by Museum researchers with @Harvard & @FIU colleagues. >> https://t.co/HCO3JGxU4Q [📸: J. Wolfe]🦞🦐🦀
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with mutual respect for the work amp goals of our individual organizations we jointly agreed that the museum i
With mutual respect for the work & goals of our individual organizations, we jointly agreed that the Museum is not the optimal location for the Brazilian-Am. Chamber of Commerce gala dinner. This traditional event will go forward at another location on the original date & time.
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next time you eat guacamole thank a giant ground sloth the lestodon these 15 ft animals ate avocado whole trav
Next time you eat guacamole, thank a giant ground sloth: the Lestodon! These 15-ft animals ate avocado whole, traveled, and then pooped, depositing the pits in new places. Most mammals couldn't handle large seeds, so it was up to megafauna to disperse (and fertilize!) avocados.
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com respeito mutuo pelo trabalho e pelos objetivos de nossas organizacoes individuais concordamos em conjunto
Com respeito mútuo pelo trabalho e pelos objetivos de nossas organizações individuais, concordamos em conjunto que o Museu não é o local ideal para o jantar de gala da Câmara de Comércio Brasil-EUA. Este evento tradicional terá lugar em outro local na data e hora originais.
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the external private event at which the current president of brazil is to be honored was booked at the museum
The external, private event at which the current President of Brazil is to be honored was booked at the Museum before the honoree was secured. We are deeply concerned, and we are exploring our options.
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it s did you know manatees are natural lawn mowers that help maintain healthy marine ecosystems by keeping aqu
It's #ManateeAppreciationDay! Did you know manatees are natural lawn mowers that help maintain healthy marine ecosystems by keeping aquatic vegetation in check? Sometimes referred to as “sea cows,” they are actually more closely related to elephants. #Respect the manatee!
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a wombats main defense is a tough backside its rump is mostly cartilage resistant to bites a group of is calle
A wombat’s main defense is a tough backside: its rump is mostly cartilage, resistant to bites. A group of #wombats is called a wisdom.
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behold the rainbow eucalyptus what gives it such a spectrum of color bark starts out in shades of green but ch
Behold the rainbow eucalyptus! What gives it such a spectrum of color? Bark starts out in shades of green, but changes to a range of purple, red, & orange as it peels and ages. Variety of color may help the tree absorb a wider range of light to aid in photosynthesis.
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goblin sharks thrust their jaws 3 inches out of their mouths at speeds up to 10 ft per second in what scientis
Goblin sharks thrust their jaws 3 inches out of their mouths at speeds up to 10 ft per second in what scientists call "slingshot feeding."
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1 3 the museum wants to thank the people who have taken the time to express their views on the brazilian ameri
(1/3) The Museum wants to thank the people who have taken the time to express their views on the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce event. We want you to know that we understand and share your distress.
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not all blood is red a horseshoe crabs is blueand it clots in the presence of disease causing bacteria so manu
Not all blood is red. A horseshoe crab’s is blue—and it clots in the presence of disease-causing bacteria, so manufacturers test drugs with it to make sure their products aren’t contaminated. If you’ve been vaccinated against measles, mumps & smallpox, thank a horseshoe crab.
Total(1) => 0.10926985740662 f_f_QM(2) => 0.083688020706177 indS(2) => 0.043714046478271 indM(2) => 0.038031816482544 indM_1(2) => 0.0029408931732178 indM_2(2) => 0.00082135200500488 indM_4(2) => 0.0027270317077637 indM_5(2) => 0.0054221153259277 indM_6(2) => 0.0017192363739014 indM_7(2) => 0.0053699016571045 indM_8(2) => 0.0014379024505615 indM_9(2) => 0.0089631080627441 indM_10(2) => 0.0082590579986572 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.023564100265503 f_f_dT(20) => 0.023003816604614