What Goes Into Making a Museum-Quality Taxidermy Mount or Study Skin?
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a museum-quality taxidermy mount or study skin? Nature Museum Volunteer Coordinator Annamarie Fadorsen gives you a glimpse into the detailed work that goes into it in this video.
Do you ever wonder how a butterfly gets its colors? Or how turtles hibernate? Do you wonder how birds know where to migrate each year? For over 160 years, the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has served a unique role in the city of Chicago connecting children of all ages to nature and science through immersive exhibits, fun family events, important conservation research and in-depth education programs, inspiring the wonder in all of us.
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