It’s time for Trilobite Tuesday! Even very early on in their swim through evolutionary time, trilobites were an amazingly diverse class. In fact, soon after their emergence in the Cambrian seas, the number of trilobite species numbered in the thousands. One of the more unusual members of this early trilobite radiation was Bolbolenellus, found in the 520-million-year-old rocks of Nevada–and notable for the bulbous shape of its nose-like glabella, which has been somewhat compressed in this attractive 3-cm specimen.
Ever wonder what the difference is between horns and antlers? We’re here to help set the record straight. Horns do not branch and are made from a kind of keratin, a hard protein, that grows continuous..
Socrates Sculpture Park thrives thanks in large part to the efforts of our volunteers! Help support the Park this season by signing up to assist with events and / or grounds maintenance.
Monday have you feeling like this juvenile Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata)? This primate is native to the forests of Japan and is also known as a “snow monkey” because some populations live in areas..
The mother-child bond is like no other. African elephant females and their young live in tight-knit families, called bond groups, and all of the elephants in the group care for the young. The tie betw..
Check out Gothamist's fantastic photo essay of 'Built' featuring new public artworks by Virginia Overton:
‘Built’ - an exhibition featuring new public artworks by artist Virginia Overton - opens at Socrates this afternoon, 3-6PM! Gain deeper insights into the work with a curator led tour at 4PM.
Belgium boss Martinez hoping Egypt star Salah makes World Cup
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez hopes to see Mohamed Salah at the World Cup and has wished the injured Egypt star a speedy recovery. 🇪🇬👏