Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Return with the Tingmissartoq.
Bats, Samoa (Pteropus samoensis)
Black-faced Coucal and Long-tailed Cuckoo, Pacific Islands (Centropus melanops, Eudynamys tahitus)
The U.S. Exploring Expedition included a formidable group of botanists, naturalists, artists, taxidermists, and other scientists.
Captain Charles Wilkes led the U.S. Exploring Expedition, which sailed around the world between 1838 and 1842.
Malay Dagger and Sheath, Indonesia
Deer, North America (Cervus macrotis)
Dolphins (Lagenorhnychus lateralis, Delphinus borealis)
Gekkos, Malaysia (Gehyra vorax, Gekko indicus,Naultinus punctatus)
The shape of the Earth, known as a geoid, is shown here with colors and exaggerated heights from multiple points of view.