Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University reopens after closing its doors due to the pandemic
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Kimberly Adams
July 31, 2020 - 7:59 pm
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University says safety and comfort are a top priority as it reopens its doors. Read more here.
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Holli Stephens
July 31, 2020 - 5:00 am
We’re entering another month of the coronavirus pandemic, but this one is marked by more reopenings and activities to do while practicing social distancing. Plan your weekend now with The KYW To-Do List.
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A black bear that has been wandering around South Jersey was spotted in Deptford Township on Tuesday morning.
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John McDevitt
June 17, 2020 - 6:08 pm
Bear sightings in residential areas across the region are not uncommon this time of year. But as more people have quarantined in the past few months, the empty streets may have attracted more bears. Read more here.
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The Academy of Natural Sciences exhibit, "Survival of the Slowest," features Lou Lou, a two-toed sloth.
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John McDevitt
February 14, 2020 - 9:12 am
It's called "Survival of the Slowest" — a new exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, which featured a live two-toed sloth named Lou Lou. Read more here.
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Holli Stephens
August 09, 2019 - 6:30 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything to do Aug. 9 to 11.
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The exhibit's glass at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was being re-installed for the newly restored gorilla diorama with taxidermied animals.
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John McDevitt
September 20, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Realistic-looking wildlife scenes that have been showcased at a Philadelphia museum for about 80 years have been freshened up and re-sealed behind glass. The exhibit's glass at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was being re-installed Thursday for...
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Justin Udo
September 12, 2018 - 7:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An invasive insect that made its way to the United States a few years ago from China is now calling Philadelphia home. © Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture/Bugwood Org It's been seen multiple places around the city, including right in front of City Hall. But don't...
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Meet Balsamic, a vinegaroon, also known as a whip-tail scorpion, which you can visit during Bug Fest at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
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John McDevitt
August 09, 2018 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will hold its annual celebration of insects this weekend. Bug Fest has plenty of activities to partake in, including cockroach races, edible bug demonstrations, face painting and crafts. You can even get up close...
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