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Tales from Tanzania: So, why do zebras have stripes, like, for real?
November 22, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Today we saw dozens of very photogenic zebras. This got David and me talking: What came first, the zebra or the stripes? There are plenty of theories as to why the zebra has stripes – some more fantastical than others. According to one African tale, the zebra was once pure white. One very hot day, […]

Lions and zebra and black rhino, oh my! Join HMNS on an African safari next November
December 13, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

There are some things you just can’t see in your own backyard, or even at the Museum — so our entertaining and informative curators David Temple and Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout are bringing a group to Tanzania in November 2013. The unique eco-system of the Ngorongoro Crater, the vast savannahs of the Serengeti, the forest […]

Hey Shutterbugs – Freeze Frame’s for you!
May 19, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The start of Xploration Summer Camps here at the museum are fast approaching. Campers can take week long classes in archaeology, creepy crawlies, the science behind Harry Potter, dinosaurs, robots, crime scene investigation and much more. In years past we’ve had a camp class called “Photo Safari” that was always really popular. This year we have decided […]

Blog Contest! What’s YOUR Greatest Adventure?
May 23, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

It’s not often people watch movies at 8:45 a.m., but if you haven’t noticed, the staff at HMNS tends to do things a little differently. You would think that getting to watch a movie at work would be a perk I enjoy, but at 9 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, it’s hard to get inspired. […]



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