The vast skeleton blue whale is to welcome visitors as the central display in the Natural History Museum’s Hintze Hall from summer 2017. Suspended dynamically from the ceiling and plunging through the iconic space, it will take on the role held by the much-loved Dippy for 35 years.
Nature lovers can help Natural History Museum scientists study climate change by tracking orchid flowering times as they bloom this spring and summer as part of the Orchid Observers programme.
Analysis of ancient cadavers recovered at a famous archaeological site confirm for the first time the existence of a sophisticated culture of butchering and carving human remains.
Follow chomping caterpillars turning into beautiful butterflies, in the exhibition Sensational Butterflies, now in its seventh year.
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