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Garden Joins the Living Earth Collaborative
From the Library: Analyzing a Mystery Book
18th Century Coloring Book Discovered 

The Garden has joined the St. Louis Zoo and Washington University in a first-of-its-kind conservation initiative. 

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Digital scanning efforts reveal a previously undocumented work by noted botanist Carl Linnaeus. 

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Researchers recently discovered an ancient coloring book at the Garden's Peter H. Raven Library. 


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