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Bao Boa Departure FAQ

Why is Bao Bao leaving the Smithsonian’s National Zoo?

Giant Panda Cub Developmental Milestones

Below is an overview of developmental milestones for giant panda cubs and the specific dates Bei Bei (BAY-BAY) reached each milestone.

Aug. 22 to Aug. 24, 2015—White fur begins to come in within 48 hours of birth.

Hoja de datos Instituto Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales

El Instituto Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, STRI) es la organización principal de investigación de biología tropical del mundo, dedicada a aumentar el entendimiento del pasado, el presente y el futuro de la biodiversidad tropical y su relevancia para el bienestar humano.

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Feathered Dinosaur, Anzu wyliei

Who discovered A. wyliei?

Oviraptorsaurius

Cerro Ballena Fact Sheet

Where is Cerro Ballena located?

Cerro Ballena is located along the Pan-American Highway, just north of the town of Caldera, in Chile’s Atacama Desert. It is about one hour north of Copiapó.

What was discovered at Cerro Ballena?

La Familia south

Cerro Ballena: Hoja de datos

¿Dónde está ubicado Cerro Ballena?

Cerro Ballena está ubicado a lo largo de la carretera Panamericana, justo al norte del pueblo de Caldera en el desierto de Atacama en Chile. Está ubicado a alrededor de una hora hacia el norte de Copiapó.

¿Qué se descubrió en Cerro Ballena?

First in Flight . . . Still the Wrights

When it comes to making news, themes such as a major discovery, a lingering mystery or a controversy are sure to grab headlines. The claim that Gustave Whitehead, not Orville and Wilbur Wright, made the first powered flight in an airplane has all of these elements and more.

Wright Brothers


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