California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park: Explore an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all under one living roof. www.calacademy.org

Ammonite (Placenticeras sp.) extinct marine mollusc, 144-65 million years ago (Cretaceous) South Dakota (at California Academy of Sciences)

Acoma Pueblo pig (Juana Leno circa 1970s) and Acoma Pueblo turkey (Lucy Lewis circa 1950s) - in our ‘Evolving Traditions: Southwest Native Pottery and Silver’ exhibit, 3rd floor (at California Academy of Sciences)

Polychrome water jar with Zia bird - Circa 1885-1895 -This jar shows the typical colors of Zia pottery. A similar bird motif occurs on more than half of the pottery made at Zia today. [in our Evolving Traditions: Southwest Native Pottery and Silver exhibit, 3rd floor] (at California Academy of Sciences)

Turquoise - In the past, native peoples mined local turquoise or traded for it with neighboring regions. Now the mineral is imported from all over the world. [in our Evolving Traditions: Southwest Native Pottery and Silver exhibit, 3rd floor]

Stromatolite (at California Academy of Sciences)

Have you taken your #reindeerselfie yet? Snap one on your next visit or use our Facebook app at bit.ly/reindeer-selfie (at California Academy of Sciences)

Our ‘Tis the Season for Science exhibit opens today! Experience live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, and a snowman theatre. Come visit us this holiday weekend! (Runs through Jan 5) (at California Academy of Sciences)

Our staff is joining the herd! Take your #ReindeerSelfie at our ‘Tis the Season for Science exhibit, at local bus shelters, or just get creative and make your own! Share it with #ReindeerSelfie and #calacademy! (at California Academy of Sciences)

The reindeer are here! Come meet Yukon and Willow tomorrow 11/27 when ‘Tis the Season for Science opens!

Sea fan (at California Academy of Sciences)

Blue-spot stingray (at California Academy of Sciences)

A sneak peak at our upcoming ‘Tis the Season exhibit. (Nov 27 - Jan 5) (at California Academy of Sciences)

Philippine Mangrove Lagoon (at California Academy of Sciences)

Lucy! (at California Academy of Sciences)

Hi, Linus! (at California Academy of Sciences)