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It's great. It's blue...sort of. It's a heron. It's the Great Blue Heron!

In this episode of "Museum Minute", VMNH Educator Terri Robertson highlights the Great Blue Heron, a bird native to Virginia and a specimen of which can be found inside the museum's Lee & George W. Lester, II How Nature Works gallery!

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has a spectacular assortment of displays within its exhibit galleries! Some displays are unforgettable, while others don't always get the attention they deserve. Through the original series "Museum Minute", museum educators highlight various displays throughout the exhibit galleries, while providing intriguing facts you may not have known. "Museum Minute" is made possible thanks to VMNH Corporate Partners Carter Bank & Trust ( and Boxley Materials Company (

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