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Odd mammal may not be extinct after all

A critically endangered mammal thought to be extinct in Australia since the last ice age may still exist there, a new study suggests.Full story

Scientific treasures come out of the vault

  Britain's Natural History Museum is set to showcase the 22 most prized artifacts of its 70-million strong collection. These exceptional objects span 4.5 billion years and tell a rich story about the history of the planet.

Behind the scenes of Natural History Museum overhaul

  For the past year, the popular Hall of North American Mammals at New York City’s Natural History Museum has been closed for a little sprucing up, but visitors will be welcome again starting tomorrow. NBC’s Katy Tur takes a sneak peek at the revamped exhibit.

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  Bug exhibit flies into Los Angeles

L.A.'s Natural History Museum hosts the 25th annual Bug Fair including 70 exhibits and a Bug Chef "Cook-off." TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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