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great news for beavers in scotland
Great news for beavers in Scotland! 🎉
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find out the dates of his stay in newcastle and what activities are happening around the north east while is t
@GNM_Hancock Find out the dates of his stay in Newcastle and what activities are happening around the North East while @NHM_Dippy is there.
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dippy has been at for a week have you seen him make sure you share your photos using the hashtag
Dippy has been at @GNM_Hancock for a week. Have you seen him? Make sure you share your photos using the hashtag #DippyOnTour
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how has life on earth changed over time come face to face with plant animal and human ancestors at this month
How has life on Earth changed over time? Come face-to-face with plant, animal and human ancestors at this month's #NHMLates on Fri 31 May from 18.00:
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have you joined our app encourages children to go outside and explore nature in their local area activities in
Have you joined #Naturenauts? Our app encourages children to go outside and explore nature in their local area.
Activities include:
🌳 Tree safari
🐞 Colour hunt
🌼 Plant quest
🐦 Feathered friends
Try it this #BankHolidayWeekend!
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moss animals or bryozoans are small but beautiful organisms and the museum houses the largest collection of th
Moss animals, or bryozoans, are small but beautiful organisms, and the Museum houses the largest collection of them in the world.

Bryozoans can:

⭐teach us about climate change
⭐help researchers develop new medicines
⭐provide shelter for larger animals
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today marks the 200th anniversary of queen victoria s birth explore how her and prince albert s vision for lon
Today marks the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth.

Explore how her and Prince Albert's vision for London's Exhibition Road turned the area into an arts and science hub at this year's first-ever #ExRdFest, 28-30 June:
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pencilowl has a large fan club
#PencilOwl has a large fan club.
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we ve won a pencil our vr experience hold the world was awarded a wood pencil in the branded content amp enter
We've won a @dandad pencil! ✏️ Our VR experience, Hold the World, was awarded a Wood Pencil in the Branded Content & Entertainment category.

We worked with @factoryforty2 and @SkyUK to make the experience, which takes you behind the scenes at the Museum.
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we re hosting family classes with under an installation of the moon in august explore gentle yoga through stor
We're hosting family #yoga classes with @eastofeden17 under an installation of the Moon in August. Explore gentle yoga through stories, easy breathing and meditation. The class will have a space theme and is suitable for little astronauts aged 5-11.

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no one will protect what they don t care about and no one will care about what they have never experienced on
“No one will protect what they don't care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced.”

On his birthday we're sending huge thanks to Sir #DavidAttenborough for being such an incredible advocate for the natural world 🌿🦋🦍🦎🦈🌍
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my favourite time in the museum when it s empty at night dayinthelife museumweek
My favourite time in the Museum. When it's empty at night... #DayInTheLife #MuseumWeek
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it s your very last chance to vote for your favourite image in the award voting closes today at 1400 gmt it s
It's your very last chance to vote for your favourite image in the Award.
#WPYPeoplesChoice
Voting closes today at 14.00 GMT. It's free and takes seconds. View the stories behind 25 incredible images and pick your favourite: #WPY54
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today is or to give it it s full title international day for biological diversity but what is biodiversity and
Today is #BiodiversityDay! Or to give it it's full title: International Day for Biological Diversity #IDB2019
But what is biodiversity? And why do we care about it?
A THREAD >
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the siberian unicorn was a true ice age giant weighing up to twice as much as a modern rhino now the first eve
The Siberian unicorn was a true Ice Age giant, weighing up to twice as much as a modern rhino.

Now, the first ever dating of the ancient rhino's fossils show it survived until at least 39,000 years ago.
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so we heard it s musmeme day a classic
So we heard it's #MusMeme day.
A classic.
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normally we are all about the science but these are important blue whale facts balaenoptera musculus aka truly
Normally we are all about the science, but these are important blue whale facts.
Balaenoptera musculus AKA Truly Big Blue
#UnScienceAnAnimal
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congratulations to legendary broadcaster and naturalist sir david attenborough who has received the crystal aw
Congratulations to legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, who has received the Crystal Award this evening for his leadership in environmental stewardship. #wef19
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the winner of this years award is david lloyd with his stunning image of a tender moment between two male lion
The winner of this year’s Award i#WPYPeoplesChoices David Lloyd, with his stunning image of a tender moment between two male lions. Find out more about David's winning photograph.
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theres been a serious incident outside the museum we are working w metpoliceuk and will provide an update when
There’s been a serious incident outside the Museum. We are working w/ @metpoliceuk and will provide an update when we have more information
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