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The Inside Story: Radiography

The Inside Story: Radiography

May 21, 2012 – Permanent

National Zoo
3000 Block of Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: Small Mammal House

Radiographs and bones on view reveal the relationship between body structure and the behaviour of animals. See these interesting X-rays to learn how animals move, eat, and play. Sections include:

  • The Tale of the Tail explores rodent tails.
  • The Story of Skulls reveals different structures in animals that bite, gnaw, and slurp.
  • Mammal Moves demonstrates how an animal's shape determines how it moves.
  • Seeing through Mysteries challenges you to figure out what the images depict!

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