Earlier this week, we discussed the theme of biodiversity being at risk. When the number of different species in an area goes down, the biodiversity of that area goes down. While some species have disappeared forever, there are many that scientists are actively working to restore! Dawn is taking us through our natural history collections to learn more.
Want to explore biodiversity with your 6th to 8th grade students? Click here to access our Biodiversity at Risk activity and learn how different organisms are at risk of extinction.
Are horns and antlers the same thing? Horns and antlers are unique tools used by animals to defend themselves and their territories, fight off predators, and impress mates. But what’s the difference? We’re taking a closer look in this blog post.