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Feeding the Animals at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

I’m Mike Maslanka. I’m the head of the Department of Animal Nutrition here at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and we’re in the commissary In the commissary our role is to make all the diets for all the animals in the park every day. A balanced diet contributes to our overall health and a balanced diet… Read More »

National Museum of Natural History – Student Orientation Video

[music] [pause] GLORIA: Hi, I’m Gloria. NICK: And I’m Nick. We’d like to welcome you to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. GLORIA: Since the Museum opened in 1910 more people have visited here than any other Museum in the world. NICK: It contains more than 126 million specimens, artifacts, field notes and… Read More »