What I learned last week at the American Museum of Natural History (Closeout)

27 Mar

Ancient humans lived in “bone houses!” (Hey now! <wink>)

BoneHouse

 

Walruses get tummy aches.
Walrus

That baby sea lion is just “resting.”Sealion2

And they have a life-sized Blue Whale that is so big they actually had to bend it to make it fit.

BlueWhale

P.S. They also have a life-sized millipede apparently from Skull Island.

Skull Island

P.P.S. Holy Crap! I googled Skull island. There are tons of them! Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 11.10.31 AM Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 11.11.52 AM Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 11.12.10 AM Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 11.12.34 AMI think it’s time to plan my King Kong world tour.

9 Responses to “What I learned last week at the American Museum of Natural History (Closeout)”

  1. Gwen Nastasi March 27, 2013 at 9:19 am #

    Glad you are enjoying the City!!!! Don’t forget to check out Canal Street and Little Italy!!!

  2. Jeff March 27, 2013 at 9:29 am #

    Perhaps Dominic will join you on your King Kong world tour.

    • Jeff March 28, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

      (To seek out big bugs, of course.)

  3. eileen March 27, 2013 at 1:35 pm #

    Have enjoyed your museum shots. but now I am incurably homesick! Can you do this former NY’er a big favor? If you are still there when it gets warm, take some pics of the farms out on Long Islands east end. THE BEST VEGGIES ANYWHERE.

  4. Charlotte Konrad March 27, 2013 at 7:05 pm #

    So many Skull Islands probably have lots of bone houses!

  5. claudia333 March 28, 2013 at 1:30 am #

    Can’t wait for your next adventure!!!

  6. robyn March 28, 2013 at 7:53 am #

    That whale reminded me of the House on the Rock. Have you ever been? Impressive museum. Ticket sales end one hour before closing, which would strap a person to run through in time. At the very end there is a “sea monster”

  7. yellowdoggranny March 28, 2013 at 10:44 am #

    you should do that…

  8. gigi March 29, 2013 at 8:49 am #

    check out the planetarium next time

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