The savannah diorama is one of the most impressive exhibits
It is an excellent mimic, combining the songs of other birds into its courtship song
During mating, males spread their wings, jump and raise their tail plumage over their backs
The striking appearance of these small animals has earnt the admiration of many
Genetically, it is a close relative of the extinct dodo, hence the name of the genus, which means "little dodo"
One of the most famous aspects of these creatures is the mating ritual called booming
Green iguanas are by far the most globally traded reptiles, representing 46% of the total reptile trade in the US from 1996 and 2012
The venom of this sea snail can kill a human in only four minutes
On mountaintops,live many species of animal that are adapted to the cold, wet, windy and snowy conditions there.
The last individual was collected in our country in 2005 from the River Evros, something which suggests that it has probably now become Extinct (EX) in Greece
This model of a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), with a length of 4.5 metres, provides an opportunity of getting to know the ultimate marine predator
Main threats include overexploitation of eggs and individuals, and to a lesser extent, incidental mortality relating to fisheries and degradation of marine and nesting habitats
This particular specimen (mantle length 80 cm, weight 18 kg ) was caught in September 2021 in the central Cyclades, at a depth of 700 meters.
The frozen wastes of the Arctic the cold polar oceans with their pack ice and icebergs, support many of the world's largest mammals
lt is larger than the domestic cat, although it is often difficult to tell the two species apart.
The species is endemic of north-western New Guinea, where it inhabits rainforests
In order to survive high temperatures and drought, the animals that live in deserts have developed a number of adaptations.
Today only two genera of elephants survive with one species in each: the African elephant (Loxodonta africanus) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Corals are related to jellyfish, but live attached to the sea floor on rocks and stones, singly or in colonies
Asian black bears sometimes sleep on platforms that they build in trees, high above the ground
Despite being the largest terrestrial carnivore, polar bears are excellent runners, and can run faster than reindeer over short distances
The Museum contains a large collection of Coleoptera (beetles), which includes specimens from Greece and around the world
It is a social species, foraging for fruit in small groups, and frequently calling to one another
varied group of birds, that shares some ancestral characteristics with its reptilian ancestors
The coasts of Greece, especially those of Zakynthos and the western Peloponnese, are the most popular nesting areas for this species in the Mediterranean, with more than 3,000 nests made there per year
The Mediterranean monk seal is one of the most endangered and rare animals on the planet