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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: the reality of a sewage surfer | Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53 finalist Justin Hofman explains why he thinks his image of a seahorse has had such impact.

Dinosaur world tour with Paul Barrett | #NHM_Live

Many of the dinosaurs that people know from popular culture are of the fossils that have been found in North America. However, they have been found...

On the trail of the Wexford blue whale | Natural History Museum

Trace the 126-year journey of the blue whale from the sea to Museum. When the Museum's central space, Hintze Hall, reopens on 14 July 2017, the...

The light of the lanternfishes | Natural History Museum

Lanternfish are one of many animals that light up the ocean with their glowing bodies. Fish expert Ollie Crimmen explains more about these deep-sea...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53 | Natural History Museum

Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth from 20 Oct 2017 to 28 May 2018:...

Highlights from our year 2016/17 | Natural History Museum

The past year has been busy at the Museum. Our vision is to share our collections, scientific research and education activities around the world,...

Look into my (other) eyes... the clownfish and their parasitic isopods | Natural History Museum

Qing Lin's colourful clownfish image, The insiders, features more creatures than it may seem at first glance.

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony | #NHM_Live special

Watch our coverage of the #WPY53 awards ceremony in this #NHM_Live special, recorded live from the Museum’s Hintze Hall. See all the winners in...

Operation Ammonite | Natural History Museum

Museum scientists saved scientifically important slabs from a 199-million-year-old ammonite fossil bed in Lyme Regis, Dorset after they were...

When whales walked on four legs | Natural History Museum

Early ancestors of the ocean's biggest animals once walked on land. Follow their extraordinary journey from shore to sea.

The snakes of South Kensington with Jeff Streicher | #NHM_Live

For the final episode of #NHM_Live in series 2 starred the snakes of our collections in South Kensington. Joining host Alison Shean was Jeff...

How to restore a sunfish almost as old as the Museum itself | Natural History Museum

The Museum's conservation team took on the challenge of restoring a very old, but scientifically irreplaceable sunfish specimen that had been at...

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The blue marlin is one of the Museum's largest-ever specimens preserved whole in fluid - and an innovative technique will make this enormous fish...

Dippy about the whale with Lorraine Cornish and Richard Sabin | #NHM_Live

On 13 July 2017 the Museum unveiled Hope the blue whale, a spectacular 25-metre-long specimen suspended from the ceiling of the Museum’s central...

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