Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Dioramas In Small And Big Scale

 Today I'm starting with more of the panels on mammals.


The next diorama features two grizzly bears. A pika, unseen in this photo, hides in the rocks beneath them.


This panel looks at one of the essentials for mammals: milk.


Coming out into the larger space of the gallery shows us one of the larger dioramas, which we'll get a closer look at in a couple of days. Two other specimens have been moved out into this area from their usual spots in a passage off to the right of here.


This small diorama features a cutaway of the burrow of a Richardson's ground squirrel.


For today, I finish with another panel on migrations, fitting for where I'm starting off with tomorrow's post.

22 comments:

  1. Interesting to know about these mammals.

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  2. A lot of history about these mammals

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  3. Very nice panels and full of information!
    You can almost hug the two bears ...

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  4. @MB: it is.

    @Nancy: I agree.

    @Gattina: true.

    @Ella: or so it seems.

    @Italiafinlandia: thanks!

    @Magiceye: definitely.

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  5. ...life comes in all sizes.

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  6. They have done such a good job with those dioramas!

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  7. Very cool. Dit vind ik echt leuk

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  8. I heard that the Groundhog predicted an early spring yesterday.... well, we will see. Nice and sunny today, so that's a good start.

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  9. There will be a lot more population shifts coming as a result of changes to our climate.

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  10. The grizzly bear diorama is very impressive.

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  11. Love that ground squirrel diorama.

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  12. Great way to spend a winters day, William!

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  13. I just love dioramas. These look really impressive!

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  14. @Tom: it does.

    @RedPat: they have.

    @Sharon: they stand out.

    @Aritha: thank you.

    @Shammickite: we'll see.

    @Revrunner: that is true.

    @Bill: I agree.

    @Marie: I do too.

    @Cloudia: it is.

    @Jeanie: they are.

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  15. Done so well, very impressive.

    All the best Jan

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  16. Beautiful dioramas ~ lovely photos ~

    Moment by moment,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  17. wow, bear ..glad i have never seen one in person. thanks, for the visits. have a super great day and week. take care. ( :

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