Darwin's Mecca

Photo essay: Renovated California Academy of Sciences

by salim
I took a few photos to tell a story about what to expect when visiting California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco: "The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. The Academy recently opened a new facility in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof. The new facility is also home to the Academy's staff of world-class scientists, an education department that provides a wide range of student and teacher services, and an extensive science library with over 20 million specimens and artifacts.">>>

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simply wonderful!

by Anonymousforever (not verified) on

what a great job you did! and so refreshing in light of current events. keep it up!!!!!

more more more!

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by Jahanshah Javid on

It's so difficult to find new angles and making known and recognizable subjects interesting. You have done it beautifully. Some of my favorites:

-- Butterfly on hand:

-- Little lizard poking his head out:

-- Butterfly on plate:


Gorgeous photos, and high

by bumble bee (not verified) on

Gorgeous photos, and high quality! I loved most of them, but # 34 was my most favorite.