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Museo Nacional de Historia Natural

Busy, busy, as usual. I might be able to bang out another post next week since it will most likely be a short one, but a three day weekend is coming up and I’m going away, so not sure how everything will work out. 868 more words

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National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) was a museum focusing on nature, located in New Delhi, India. Established in 1972 and opened in 1978, the museum functioned under the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the government of India.[1] The museum was situated on Barakhamba Road at Tansen Marg in central New Delhi,[2] across from the Embassy of Nepal, near the Connaught Place metro station.[3] On 26 April 2016, the museum building and its entire collection were destroyed by a fire. 604 more words

National Museum Of Natural History

The Swiss Family Carlson Trip Over to Paris

Right on the heels of our trip to Athens we took off for Paris.  Mark was giving a talk in Paris during the week and since there is a rule that he can’t go to Paris without me, off we went. 1,960 more words

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Delhi's Natural History Museum Library with last prints burnt to a cinder

28 April 2016, India Today

Experts say it was the biggest bibliographic collection on natural history in India. Several hundred books in it were handwritten or ‘last prints’, and hence, lost forever.

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National Museum of Natural History loses asset due to Fire

New Delhi, April 26: A huge fire destroyed the National museum of natural history (NMNH) here early weekday, reducing its invaluable assortment as well as fossils to ashes, officers reported. 15 more words

Plants and Birds and Rocks and Things

The National Museum of Natural History collects things. With over 126 million items in its collections, which include everything from dinosaurs to moon rocks, the NMNH houses the world’s largest, most comprehensive natural history collection. 90 more words