QuikPost: Animals painting

  Autumn posted last month  a bit about lemurs painting. Read about animals’ painting at the National Zoo by clicking here. We’ll have an art exhibit with “animals’ art” the end of this year. Come by at take a look.Read more

Jackson Pollock

NOTE This blog was scheduled for the 28th of January, but it kept getting moved!!! Pretend its January 28th. What does this animal blog have to do with Jackson Pollock?  For starters, its his birthday today  and for those of you who have never heard of him, he is well known for “drip” style painting. Photo Personally, I am not much of a fan of abstract art. I tend to like the more traditional Baroque style like Rembrandt. Photo ThenRead more

How intriguing!

For the past month or so, the Animal Department has been taking care of 8 parakeets for a test math exhibit that the museum’s exhibit developers are trying out. I was cleaning them (the parakeets) the other day and I noticed something interesting. One of the things that we give them is a chew bone made out of fish that looks like this when it’s new: But when I was taking out their bone that had been in there aRead more