Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

How Do Birds Handle the Heat?

From scorching deserts to freezing oceans, birds around the world have developed incredible methods for regulating their body temperatures.

A butterfly on a cluster of small flowers

8 Reasons to 'Bee' in Awe of Pollinators

Cheetah mother and cubs huddled together in the grass

Meet the Small but Mighty Microbiomes