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Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

Two-Million-Year-Old Fossils Found on Greek Island of Lesvos

Two-million-year-old fossils were recently uncovered in the Petrified Forest on the Greek island of Lesvos in a surprise find that shows that very large mammals including horses, cattle, deer, and antelope once grazed its verdant slopes. The bones of these...

Rare Species of Orchids Give Life to Lesvos Petrified Forest

Due to impassioned conservation efforts at Lesvos Petrified Forest, a breathtaking rare orchid species named Ophrys lesbis has sprouted.

International Summer School on Geoparks in Mytilene

The International Summer School on Geoparks that took place on the island of Lesvos under the title, Earth heritage site assessment ─ Geoparks management and Geotourism Development, was well received by the public. The Sanin Kaigan National Park of Japan...

Natural History Museum of Lesvos Participates in European Museum Competition

The only Greek museum which represented Greece in the Luigi Micheletti Awards was the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest. The Awards Ceremony took place in Augsburg, Germany April 27-28 at the TIM - State Textile and...