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Exhibition | NHM
Nature Lab

Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.

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Members Appreciation Month: Members Q&A with Nefti Camacho

After-Hours Members Special Program
  • 5:30 pm

Join us for a Members Q&A with Nefti Camacho, NHMLAC's Collections Manager of Herpetology on August 13!

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The Museum's collection of amphibians and reptiles contains approximately 190,000 catalogued specimens from around the globe.

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Community Science

Community science (sometimes called citizen science) mobilizes volunteers to work alongside scientists to help answer questions about the world.

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