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3525
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The Coastal North Carolina exhibit at the N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences seeks to give visitors the feel of being at the beach. At scent stations, various coastal aromas can be sampled, and a 1,200-gallon aquarium brings aquatic life up close.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Fall/Winter 1997, p10-11, il
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3527
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The expanded N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, opening in 1999, will showcase ten major exhibits on the state. The Mountains to the Sea exhibit will span two floors and five habitats, featuring live animals and a 20-foot waterfall.
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20842
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will open soon with ten major exhibits. In this continuing series on the exhibits, Walters takes readers behind the scenes to describe how the exhibit on arthropods is taking shape.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Spr/Sum 1999, p10-11, il
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34540
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences has spent over 100 years collecting bird specimens from not only native species, but from all over the world. The collection boasts over 13,000 prepared bird specimens. The new director continues to collect specimens and arrange for them to be easily accessible to other researchers.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1998, p4-5, il, por
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34542
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The Living Conservatory at the Museum of Natural Sciences has opened a new exhibit for tropical species. Live animals will be housed in the conservatory, and minimal barriers will be between them and visitors that walk through the conservatory. The conservatory will showcase tropical birds, butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, plants, and more.
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34556
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New undertakings at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences puts the spotlight on paleontology. The museum’s collection has grown, including fossils from species native to the region as well as those from around the world. Working with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as opened up the possibility of further collaboration in order to ensure research that highlights native prehistoric species.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Fall/Winter 1998, p2-7, il, por, map
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34557
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Using volunteers to search for prehistoric North Carolina fossils has been a valuable tactic used by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Fossil Lab. Field workers spend hours digging through the mud for small fossil finds, while other volunteers spend time curating the finds in the lab.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Fall/Winter 1998, p8-9, il, por
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34575
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In an exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the diverse geology of the state is explored. North Carolina is the only state to produce all four major gems. Emeralds, sapphires, hiddenite, rubies, space rocks and more are all on display at the museum in the Treasures Unearthed exhibit.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 12 Issue 2, Sum 2004, p2-6, il
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34721
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The Wildlife in North Carolina 2016 Photo Competition showcases its winners. Themes include birds, mammals, reptiles & amphibians, invertebrates, wild plants, outdoor recreation, wild landscapes, animal behavior, youth photographer 13-17, youth photographer 12 & under, and grand prize. All photographs are taken in and showcase the beauty of North Carolina. Winning photographs are displayed at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
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