The Press: Daffodils & Dinosaurs

Does a Uganda giraffe ever bear triplets? What fish is venerated in parts of South America at Easter? Why does the glass-winged butterfly have transparent wings? Where is the sole nesting ground of the Kirtland's warbler? This week, amateur and professional nature-lovers, from John Kieran to Herbert Hoover, could find the answers* to such questions in the 50th Anniversary issue of Natural History (circ. 40,000), the official magazine of the biggest natural history museum in the U.S.

Published by Manhattan's nonprofit American Museum of Natural History, which boasts that its 2,205,394 visitors last...

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