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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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Children’s Museum of Houston announces SUPER DOGS TO THE RESCUE CELEBRATION

. July 6, 2013

The Children’s Museum of Houston invites you to em-“bark” on a Summer of Epic Adventure. From July 8 to 14, superhero trainees will raise the “woof” with Super Dogs to the Rescue and get a sneak peek at the Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows. SPECIAL EVENTS: Pet Adoption Group: Get some tips from […]

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National Museum of Natural History Welcomes a T. rex

. June 27, 2013

The National Museum of Natural History announced today that it has reached a 50-year loan agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to transfer a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton to the Smithsonian for eventual display in the museum’s new dinosaur hall, scheduled to open in 2019. The skeleton is one of the most complete T. […]

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