Explore wildlife that lives along the UK’s coastline and help scientists discover the impact climate change and invasive species are having on our native seaweeds.
In our coastal walk video, Museum botanist Fred Rumsey introduces you to other fascinating plants you might spot.
Follow Museum scientists as they carry out fieldwork around the world, look behind the scenes at the life of a Museum curator, or ask experts for help identifying insects, fossils and more.
Which dinosaurs lived in Britain and the rest of the world? Check out our guide to over 300 dinosaurs organised by body shape, country, time or using the A-Z.
Explore the life and work of brilliant naturalist and intrepid explorer Alfred Russel Wallace 100 years after his death.
Uncover the fascinating stories behind some of the most exceptional objects and specimens in the Museum collections.
Find out about the big five mass extinction events that each wiped out over half of all species alive at the time.
What did Neanderthals look like? Why was ‘the hobbit’ so small? Investigate what we know about our early human relatives from the fossil evidence.
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A remarkable, almost complete fossil of an ancient primate that lived 55 million years ago is revealed. Museum fossil mammal expert Dr Jerry Hooker comments on the finding.
(Image © Xijun Ni / Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Discover the impressive strategy the deceitful bee orchid and some other wild orchids have evolved to encourage insects to pollinate them.