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National Fossil Day Digs in at Cincinnati Museum Center

. October 16, 2013

Hands-on programs test the skills of our next generation of paleontologists CINCINNATI- Dinosaurs have invaded Cincinnati Museum Center and we’re calling all aspiring paleontologists to help us feed dinosaurs, offer a T-Rex a tissue and dig for fossils as a week of activities culminates on National Fossil Day, Saturday, October 19! Join us as we […]

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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum announce Critters Up Close! program

. October 13, 2013

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum announce Critters Up Close!, a new monthly program, offered in collaboration with the Leslie Science & Nature Center, starting October 12-13. The events include special animal guests and programming at the Museum the second weekend of every month, with Critters Up Close activities from 1-4 p.m. each day. Critters Up […]

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University of Alaska Museum of the North announces inosaur discovery along the Yukon River

. September 26, 2013

University of Alaska Museum of the North researchers have found a major new site for dinosaur fossils in Alaska along the Yukon River. In July 2013, researchers set off in boats for a 500-mile journey down the Tanana and Yukon rivers. The museum is working with villages and Native corporations along the Yukon River to […]

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Coastal Discovery Museum announce Bird Watching Outings at Pinckney Island

. July 24, 2013

Participants will be led by an experienced bird watcher around Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. With a combination of habitats including Salt Marsh, Maritime Forest and open fields, this site allows for participants to see many different species of birds. Depending on the time of year, diverse birds can be found including: Summer Tanager, Eastern Kingbird, […]

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American Museum of Natural History Displays Kimberley Diamond

. July 14, 2013

The American Museum of Natural History is currently displaying the 55.08-carat, champagne-colored Kimberley Diamond. Cut from a 490-carat crystal, which was found in the 19th century at the Kimberley Mine in South Africa, the Kimberley Diamond was originally cut as a 70-carat gem in 1921. To improve on the gem’s proportions and to increase its […]

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