Death is Not the End: A Decomposition Story

PacSci Perspectives   Our newest living exhibit, Death is not the end: a decomposition story, is now open in our Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery. The exhibit explores the important role that decomposers play in converting dead organisms into usable nutrients so that...

Fresh Sheet – October 13, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   The pupae this week are coming to us from Malaysia. We often end up with little reminders about the world where our butterflies are coming from and this week is one of those. Malaysia is experiencing monsoon levels of rain that are wreaking havoc...

Fresh Sheet – October 6, 2018

PacSci Perspectives       This week’s shipment of pupae from El Salvador contains three species that send Animal Care Staff to their butterfly identification books: Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona), Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona),...

Fresh Sheet – September 29, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   The next time you visit our Tropical Butterfly House, be sure to look up at the west wall to the right of the emerging window. Check out the growing progress of The Living Wall! After a mere six months, the burlap form is almost completely...

PacSci Podcast: Meet The Mushroom Lady

PacSci Perspectives   October is always a special time at Pacific Science Center and this year is no different. We’re going all out with plenty of decorations, costumes, special programs, spooky shows and a whole lot more. And a big part of our October...
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