Every year the American Museum of Natural History unveils their unique take on holiday decor and their answer to the Rockefeller Center tree...the origami tree! Last year the tree had a safari theme, and this year it reflects the museum's current Mythic Creatures exhibit.
This year there's also a three-headed dragon wrapped around it, like garland, which was made of 10,000 Interlocking pieces of paper! 16,000 members of OrigamiUSA made all of this happen, and you'll also see mermaids and unicorns tucked into the branches. The tree went up yesterday and will be on view through January 1st (at the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall). That's not all though, the two traditional 19-foot tall Holiday Barosaurs are back as well, and illuminated at night on the John Russell Pope Central Park West staircase.