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Image description: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer isn’t just a children’s story. New research shows that some reindeer actually do have red noses. 
Read the new science from Smithsonian Magazine on what makes some reindeer noses red.
Photo from Smithsonian Magazine.

Image description: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer isn’t just a children’s story. New research shows that some reindeer actually do have red noses.

Read the new science from Smithsonian Magazine on what makes some reindeer noses red.

Photo from Smithsonian Magazine.

Image description: Explore historical artifacts — including the Wright Brothers airplane and Amelia Earhart’s flight suit — online in 3D through the Smithsonian Institute’s newest project. 
The Smithsonian X 3D Web site lets you manipulate 3D images of the artifacts, allowing you to zoom in and out, spin the object and more.
Check it out at 3d.si.edu.

Image description: Explore historical artifacts — including the Wright Brothers airplane and Amelia Earhart’s flight suit — online in 3D through the Smithsonian Institute’s newest project. 

The Smithsonian X 3D Web site lets you manipulate 3D images of the artifacts, allowing you to zoom in and out, spin the object and more.

Check it out at 3d.si.edu.

Over the years, it has grown to 19 museums and the National Zoo. View photos from its past to celebrate.

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Motion-Triggered Cameras Capture Animals in the Wild

Jaguar

Photo of a Jaguar in Peru from the Smithsonian WILD project

This picture of a Jaguar was captured by a motion-triggered camera as part of the Smithsonian WILD project.

Scientists are using these cameras, which automatically take pictures when they sense the body heat or movement of an animal, to help answer a variety of ecological questions about the animals and their habitats

You can see more photos and videos of animals these cameras have captured from all across the globe at siwild.si.edu.