The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals

Lenfant Plz SW (at National Museum of Natural History), Washington, D.C. 20560, United States
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  • Today
    • 1:00 PM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • Noon–6:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    What makes us mammals? Read about the three distinct traits that distinguish mammals from other members of the animal kingdom.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Meet your mammal ancestor! Make sure to read about Morgie the Morganucodon oelheri, one of our earliest common ancestors that lived over 200 million years ago.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Robert E.

    Wow! Lots of misinformation on evolution. Outdated info.

    Robert Evans · May 28, 2013
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Learn about how climate affects us. Check out the comparisons between the mammals in the African Rainforest and those in the Serengeti.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Look up! When you enter the hall make sure to take a look at the leaping Bengal Tiger above you.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Parents, make sure your kids take a look at the videos below many of the exhibits. They offer great footage of mammals in the wild.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Get your picture with the Grizzly Bear, one of the largest carnivores in North America. You can find it in the North American region of Hall of Mammals.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Make sure you take time to look at the exhibit’s White Rhinoceros, a specimen donated by President Theodore Roosevelt over 100 years ago.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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  • Smithsonian's NMNH

    Take a break! Give your legs a rest and learn about our ancestors by watching a fun and educational film at the back of the exhibit.

    Smithsonian's NMNH · June 28, 2012
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