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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

  • @Yongqing Bao Wildlife Photographer of the Year fox and marmot
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Sept. 5, 2020–Feb. 15, 2021, features 100 of the world’s best wildlife photographs. The moment by Yongqing Bao, China, depicts a hungry marmot and also a hungry fox.
    Credit: ©Yongqing Bao/Wildlife Photographer of the Year
  • © Ralf Schneider - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    Sleeping like a Weddell by Ralf Schneider. Highly Commended 2019, Black and White
    © Ralf Schneider - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
  • © Eduardo Del Álamo - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    If penguins could fly by Eduardo Del Alamo, Spain. Highly Commended 2019, Behaviour: Mammals
    © Eduardo Del Álamo - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
  • © Ingo Arndt - Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    The equal match by Ingo Arndt, Germany. Joint Winner 2019, Behaviour: Mammals. Puma attacks guanaco.
    © Ingo Arndt - Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Permian Monsters

  • Gorgonopsid Inostrancevia(left) Scutosaurus (right)
    Permian Monsters creatures Gorgonopsid Inostrancevia (left) and Scutosaurus (right)
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • Cacops on stand
    Cacops model in Permian Monsters
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • Dinocephalian Titanophoneus animatronic
    An animatronic Dinocephalian Titanophoneus with a mural backdrop of its setting
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • Dinocephalian Estemmenosuchus
    Dinocephalian Estemmenosuchus from Permian Monsters
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • carnivore Titanophoneus
    Titanophoneus is an extinct meat-eater that had a long heavy snout on a 2-feet-six-inch skull. See it in Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs, Nov. 21, 2020–Jan. 17, 2022.
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • artwork of Permian creatures
    Vivid artwork brings to life the bizarre-looking creatures of the Permian period that predated the dinosaurs. See it in Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs, Nov. 21, 2020–Jan. 17, 2022.
    Credit: Gondwana Studios
  • 2 Permian creatures
    Before dinosaurs came on the scene, extraordinary and bizarre creatures roamed the planet. See some of them in Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs, Nov. 21, 2020–Jan. 17, 2022 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Creature facing left is Inonstrancevia; facing right is Scutosaurus.
    Credit: Gondwana Studios

Drawn to Dinosaurs

  • dinosaur skeleton by Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Drawn to Dinosaurs, opening Nov. 1, 2015, delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • Poole sketches Haddy. Photo by Lauren Duguid
    Drawn to Dinosaurs opens with a paleo artist recreating plant-eater Hadrosaurus foulkii on a giant blackboard.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS
  • Artist Jason Poole sketches Haddy. Photo by Lauren Duguid/ANS
    Paleoartist Jason Poole sketches a detail on Haddy in Drawn To Dinosaurs.
    Credit: Lauren Duguid/ANS