Maps: Plan Your Visit: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Dr. Dave Pawson is a Senior Research Scientist / Marine Biologist with the museum’s Department of Invertebrate Zoology primarily studying echinoderms, especially sea urchins, sea cucumbers, brittle stars, sea lilies, and their relatives. Over the course of his career, he has completed field work in a great variety of marine habitats all over the world.
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An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser.
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8 Obscure but Adorable Wildcat Species We all know the big cats: lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, and cougar. You are probably also familiar with some smaller wildcats such as the lynx, ocelot, and bobcat. These cats have other cousins that roam the wilds, but we don't get a look at them as often as the bigger, more famous species. 1. Andean Mountain Cat