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Discovery of new river dolphin species by @NMNH & @PyensonLab gives clues to aquatic evolution
It may be extinct, but this river dolphin is still chomping. From this 6-million-year-old fossil, @smithsoniannmnh scientists discovered a new species of ancient river dolphin. Today there are only four species of river dolphins, which swim in fresh water. This new species, named Isthminia panamens
Today’s #CuteOff has some tough competition but we got this
Even astronauts use duct tape when they need to make a repair on the Moon via @airandspace
Extinct but still chomping: explore new river dolphin species in 3D with @3D_Digi_SI
New species of ancient river dolphin discovered from fossil specimen by @NMNH scientists
Honey, I shrunk the artist. Kentucky's sculptor with her 40-foot work via @ArchivesAmerArt
The test photos that revealed the closest-ever look at Orion's Belt
Mei Xiang put her cub down twice in the last 24 hrs. He's starting to get black markings & is doing well #PandaStory
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How @amhistorymuseum collected a natural disaster, 10 yrs after Hurricane #Katrina #Katrina10
The cub at @NationalZoo is doing well and growing. See (and hear) for yourself in video from last night #PandaStory
It's been a tough week. Have some baby gazelles, via @SmithsonianArch
On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech via @NPG
Preserving culture through dance: @SmithsonianFolk explores Afro-Cuban movement and heritage
What @amhistorymuseum curators collected in the wake of Hurricane #Katrina #Katrina10
You probably know him from the melting watches in "The Persistence Of Memory," but did you know Salvador Dali also built his career with art for advertising, comic strips and magazine covers? In the 1930s, Dali started creating work for popular media outlets in his signature surrealist style, many
Surrealist stockings: Salvador Dali gained notoriety with hosiery ads, now in @SILibraries
Our panda cub did well overnight! The cub is growing more fur & its tail looks plump #PandaStory
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Houston, we have a fashion statement. A flight director's flair for vests via @airandspace
How women earned the right to vote and a place in the @amhistorymuseum #WomensEqualityDay
We are very sorry to regram this update from @smithsonianzoo We are sad to announce that the smaller of the two panda cubs has died. The panda team continues to monitor Mei Xiang and the larger cub. They are encouraged that this cub appears to be strong and behaving normally. We will continue to pr
In honor of #NationalDogDay, here’s Owney, the scruffy mutt who became mascot of the railway mail service. He poses here with an unidentified letter carrier. Owney made friends at the Albany, NY, post office in 1888. He was attracted to the texture or scent of the mailbags and began following them
It's #NationalDogDay, so let's appreciate Titina, the first dog to fly over the North Pole:
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