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Caribbean Curiosities: Love Songs

Love is always in the air on steamy Caribbean nights, and you can hear the songs that prove it. A gentle hum, a sawing drone, or a piercing chirp, these calls broadcast into the darkness, pleading for partnership. A nocturnal lifestyle has certain advantages here on St. Martin, especially if you are very small. Birds …

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Caribbean Curiosities: Love Songs

Love is always in the air on steamy Caribbean nights, and you can hear the songs that prove it. A gentle hum, a sawing drone, or a piercing chirp, these calls broadcast into the darkness, pleading for partnership. A nocturnal lifestyle has certain advantages here on St. Martin, especially if you are very small. Birds …

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Fifth Dream Opening

Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening of THE 5TH DREAM art exhibition at Amuseum Naturalis. 350 guests visited the Amuseum and the opening. THE 5TH DREAM is a new series of paintings by Sélénia Sanner, inspired by the infinite ocean and the profound connection between humans and nature. If you didn’t make …

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Fifth Dream Opening

Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening of THE 5TH DREAM art exhibition at Amuseum Naturalis. 350 guests visited the Amuseum and the opening. THE 5TH DREAM is a new series of paintings by Sélénia Sanner, inspired by the infinite ocean and the profound connection between humans and nature. If you didn’t make …

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Caribbean Curiosities: Monkey Business

Invasive species have a long track record of disrupting native plants and animals, particularly on islands. As Vervet Monkey populations increase, what can we expect on St. Martin? Although they are resilient enough to survive hurricanes and droughts, island ecosystems are delicate in some ways. Invasive species, in particular, have the potential to cause destruction …

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Caribbean Curiosities: Monkey Business

Invasive species have a long track record of disrupting native plants and animals, particularly on islands. As Vervet Monkey populations increase, what can we expect on St. Martin? Although they are resilient enough to survive hurricanes and droughts, island ecosystems are delicate in some ways. Invasive species, in particular, have the potential to cause destruction …

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Caribbean Curiosities: Mini Maestro of the Mangroves

Our salt ponds and mangrove wetlands are a complex ecosystem. Many kinds of plants and animals interact in harmony to keep St. Martin’s shores from eroding and preserve our clear waters and coral reefs. One tiny animal in particular plays a big role in holding it all together. Fiddler crabs are small, a couple inches …

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Amuseum Naturalis Launches THE 5TH DREAM Art Exhibition Feb. 14th

Amuseum Naturalis invites the public to the free gala opening of the museum’s first fine art exhibition, THE 5TH DREAM, from 4-8pm on Tuesday, February 14th. THE 5TH DREAM is a new series of paintings by Sélénia Sanner, inspired by the infinite ocean and the profound connection between humans and nature. The theme is explored …

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Amuseum Naturalis Launches THE 5TH DREAM Art Exhibition Feb. 14th

Amuseum Naturalis invites the public to the free gala opening of the museum’s first fine art exhibition, THE 5TH DREAM, from 4-8pm on Tuesday, February 14th. THE 5TH DREAM is a new series of paintings by Sélénia Sanner, inspired by the infinite ocean and the profound connection between humans and nature. The theme is explored …

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Free Ebook Marks Start of Amuseum Naturalis Group Visits

Amuseum Naturalis has released a free new ebook, Caribbean Curiosities, to announce the opening of the museum for group visits by appointment. Caribbean Curiosities takes a closer look at some of the fascinating animals and plants featured at the free museum, which showcases the natural history of St. Martin and the Caribbean. “The new ebook …

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