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Amazing photographs of the huge collections at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Photographer Chip Clark has taken stunning photographs from The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, located on the National Mall in Washington, DC., revealing the behind the scenes of the 126 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks and other objects.



Images credit Chip Clark/The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The NMNH is currently the largest museum and research complex worldwide.

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These collections serve as primary reference materials for exploring and understanding the solid Earth and planet, biological and cultural diversity, evolutionary relationships, biological conservation, and global change. They help us to interpret our biological origins, our cultural heritage, and what the future may hold.



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source naturalhistory.si.edu