Emily answers your questions on ocean exploration, poop, and butterfly memories! Thanks to Leigh Pfeffer, Matt Wood, monstersshesays, Laura Hutfilz @comicallylaura, 120lbsofconfused, pwisva, CGP Grey, Rachael Dye @nerdycrochet, Derek Hennen @derekhennen, kittyreads, and rooks-and-ravens for the questions! Read more about Ask Emily #7
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Peter Makovicky introduces us to Siats meekerorum, a new species of dinosaur discovered and described by him and Lindsay Zanno!
Special Thanks to Peter Makovicky for making this episode possible!
Reconstructed S. meekerorum illustration by Jorge Gonzalez. Read more about Siats meekerorum
Happy Holidays from The Brain Scoop team! Read more about The Nondenominational Holiday Botanical Celebration
HUGE THANK YOU TO Anna Goldman; the light in the stars, the whisper in the wind, the call of the wild Read more about Squirrel McNastyface
Or, how do you taxidermy an elephant? Read more about Carl Akeley's Fighting African Elephants
Send us a picture of yourself in front of the Four Seasons! Read more about Carl Akeley's Four Seasons
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Check out what is living in the Hanover, IL prairie, PLUS Jim Louderman shows us how to prepare insects for the collection. WIN-WIN. Help the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation restore more native prairies in Illinois: http://www.jdcf.org/ Special Guests and huge thanks to: Jim Louderman and Rebekah Shuman Baquiran, Assistant Collections Managers of Insects Read more about Insect Adventure, Part Three
Wherein we open the vaults and unveil some of the shinier secrets from the Museum's geology collection! To see more beautiful gems and jades, come visit the Grainger Hall of Gems at The Field Museum, or read: Gems and Gemstones: Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World, by Lance Grande: http://bit.ly/1dr59GM Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time, by Lance Grande: http://bit.ly/172OkB2 Read more about The Gem Room
Help the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation restore more native prairies in Illinois: http://www.jdcf.org/
Special Guests and huge thanks to: Jim Louderman and Rebekah Shuman Baquiran, Assistant Collections Managers of Insects and River Ridge Middle School :)
Photo Credits: Read more about Insect Adventure, Part Two