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Steven Secka makes a penguin. See it dressed & feathered tomorrow http://www.amnh.org/race
@neiltyson gives star locations for penguin's winter sky in Race to the End http://www.amnh.org/race. Opens 5/29
Are you fit for Antarctic exploration? Take the test in Race to the End of the Earth
Kids are trying on gear worn by today's Antarctic explorers. The boots can withstand up to -60F!
Take a character card at the start of the exhibition and follow him throughout the race!
The emperor penguin is the largest of all penguin species alive today.
Scott's team brought ponies from Manchuria, China. They did not fare well in the Antarctic cold
The winter quarters of the British team, led by Royal Navy Captain Robert Scott
IDday is winding down...hold your items until next year & thanks to all who brought their curiosity!
Brought in from Long Island. Thought a dino egg weighing 25 lbs...but sadly it's a rock.
Boa constrictor skeleton from AMNH collections at IDday
Susan Klofak has seen lots of Creataceous clams like these that visitors found in Israel, Texas, Iran
Blue whale dives over IDday tables half way thru event. Bring your fossils, bugs, fish bones, & rocks.
Anibal Rodriguez looks for faint writing on sperm whale tooth sent to AMNH after FWS confisgated it.
Fresh water sting ray from AMNH collections. From South America.
Pail Sweet IDs birds with golden eagle looking on. ID day until 3:30.
Lou Sorkin has hissing cockroaches, tarantulas & bed bugs on display under the blue whale.
IDday underway. 9year old brought in heron skull fd at Storm King!
A cast of a mammoth jaw that will be on display at #IDday
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