Top 10 masters of deception in the natural world

We humans know how to tell a white lie or two. But what about the rest of the natural world? Here we take a look at ten of the most intriguingly deceptive creatures on the planet.

Butterflies: nature’s smartest deceivers

Now that the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational Butterfly’ exhibition is open, we take a closer look at the butterfly’s deceptive tactics and probe into the world of camouflage.

Art Meets Science Library Tour

With more than one million items, some of which date back to the fifteenth century, the Museum’s Earth Sciences Library is considered one of the world’s greatest natural history collections. This tour will bring the BBC Radio 4 series Natural Histories to life, with library experts explaining how art and science have transformed our understanding […]

A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Fossils are like time capsules, capturing a moment of life’s history in stone. They are the remains of once-living animals, plants or microbes. Join Dr Paul Taylor, Natural History Museum palaeontologist and author of A History of Life in 100 Fossils to discover how these rocky remnants of living creatures record the evolution of life, and hear the fascinating […]