California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco United States
Founded:
1853

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. Wikipedia

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco United States
Founded:
1853

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 26 million specimens. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavors of the museum during the 20th century. Wikipedia

Sep 28, 1:34 AM

While you were sleeping, @cas_arachnerds / #entomology curator Lauren Esposito was on Mt. Diablo tracking 3 of the 4 scorpion species found in the Bay Area. Video to come! // # #scorpion #sanfrancisco #bayareanative #bayareanature

Sep 20, 11:32 PM

Leaf insects are some of the most remarkable mimics in the natural worldmany even wiggle when they walk, like a leaf in light breeze. (View from our #entomology scientific collections.) // #leafinsect #phylliidae

Sep 19, 1:33 AM

African penguin side-eye by @phoebe_meredith. With its relatives endangered in the wild, this little member of our Species Survival Plan colony helps play a big role in preserving the genetic diversity, aka long-term prospects, of the species as a whole.

Sep 17, 1:40 AM

See the moon, be the moonyou don''t have to choose at our all-natural (world) NightLife events. // @marspasache #CASNightLife