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Interactions among living organisms

Interactions among living organisms

In every environment, living organisms carry out a range of fascinating interactions.

How did the wolf become man’s best friend?

Wolf

How did the wolf become man’s best friend?

Not everyone knows that the dog was the first animal to be domesticated by man.

Prof. Tamar Dayan: the new Natural History Museum

Prof. Tamar Dayan

Prof. Tamar Dayan: the new Natural History Museum

Encouraging curiosity, discovery, and exploration: watch the Museum's chair.

God has a soft spot for beetles

beetle

God has a soft spot for beetles

Every fourth animal known today is… a beetle! How is this possible?

What makes a bird a bird?

Bird

What makes a bird a bird?

Despite their enormous diversity, all birds share several major traits.

A sea of wheat…

wheat

A sea of wheat…

No matter what you choose to eat, chances are you’re eating wheat in one form or another.

Treasuring nature

Treasuring nature

Treasuring nature

How do we describe a new species of insects? And what is the connection between the natural history collections and biological pest control? On the central role of the natural history collections in the documentation, conservation and study of animals and plants, and in helping to maintain ecological balance.

The acacia tree: a web of life in the desert

Exhibition

The acacia tree: a web of life in the desert

Read about the complex and fascinating interactions among living organisms in and around the acacia tree.

Living treasures

Living treasures

Living treasures

Millions of years of evolution led to the development of millions of species of animals, whose bodies contain an enormous range of unique natural products.

Nocturnal activity – the key to success!

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Nocturnal activity – the key to success!

What happened to the mammals when the dinosaurs disappeared?

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