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NaturalHistoryMuseum 4h
It looks like the predictive power of dinosaurs is back in swing - congratulations to France for a double victory! A huge thanks to everyone who voted in the - look back over all the tweets to re-live the results:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 7h
And in the final of the , Compsognathus pips Croatia’s Histriasaurus to the post with 53% of the vote! Does this mean victory for France in this afternoon’s other final?
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 10h
If the 's not holding your attention, we've a different kind of football to share: this football fish (Himantolophus groenlandicus - a type of angler fish) is at home in the deep sea, and lives a . See it in our new exhibition:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 10h
Thanks for the feedback - we’re happy to hear this! Our FoH teams work so hard to make sure every visitor gets as much out of the Museum as possible.
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 13h
Replying to @EMGaspar
Please speak to a member of staff at the exhibition entrance when you arrive - they should be able to accommodate you :)
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 13h
Replying to @kalon1701
We’ll try and help as best we can - could you send us a DM (ours are open) and let us know what sort of info you’d like to know? Thanks.
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NaturalHistoryMuseum 13h
Replying to @kalon1701
Thanks for sharing - so glad to know you had a great visit. Hopefully you can have many more as we have many thins to be discovered!
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CultureWhisper 24h
The Life in the Dark exhibition is now open at the ! From caves to oceans, from cuddly koala bears to eerie lanternfish, the exhibition features some of the most interesting and elusive animals on the planet...👀 Find out more:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Replying to @IanRGee @NHM_ID
This looks like it could be a poplar hawk moth, but the team should be able to confirm.
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Replying to @NHM_London
We sadly don't have a photo of a Histriasaurus specimen to show you, but you can find out more about Croatia's dinosaur representative here:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Replying to @NHM_London
This well-preserved Compsognathus fossil makes it easy to imagine how the small, bipedal dinosaur may have looked in life, even 140 million years later. Find out more about them in our Dino Directory:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
It's your very last chance to vote in the 2018 , and the biggest question of all: which dinosaur will take the title? Vote now for France's Compsognathus, or Croatia's Histriasaurus...
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Replying to @ronn247
Thanks for spotting this and letting us know! We’ll pass this on to the galleries team ASAP.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Jul 14
For we're revisiting this image by photojournalist Brian Skerry. Each year more than 100 million sharks are killed worldwide, threatening the survival of most species. The slaughter is in part driven by the high price paid for shark fins on the Asian market.
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
You may be aware of the great white, or even the tiger, but have you heard of the shark that's thought to be the planet’s longest-living vertebrate? On , meet the rare specimen that could teach us much about an elusive species:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
A narrower victory than in its previous votes, but Baryonyx comes out on top for in the playoff. It’s almost time to tune in and see whether this afternoon’s result matches... will dinosaurs recover their predictive powers?
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Tough to tell but looks to be the remains of a cetacean - may be able to help
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
Replying to @NHM_London
Let Sir David Attenborough guide you around the 's star specimens that represent the history of our solar system and life on Earth:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 14
in 2017, Hope the blue whale was unveiled in . Have you visited and walked underneath the largest creature ever to have lived? Reply with photos of you saying hellooo to Hope below 👇
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Jul 13
Replying to @NHM_London
We've already mentioned that Baryonyx was discovered in Surrey in 1983, but did you know we have a cast of that fossil find on display? You can visit our Dinosaurs gallery to see the 'heavy claw' in person:
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