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San Diego Natural History Museum auctioning fossils

San Diego Natural History Museum auctioning fossils

. November 18, 2013

The San Diego Natural History Museum is selling off 13 fossils by public auction on November 19, 2013. The Museum said “The San Diego Natural History Museum’s mission is to interpret the natural world of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California. The Museum is permanently removing 13 fossils from our collection (called deaccessioning) […]

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Indiana State Museum opens Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons

Indiana State Museum opens Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons

. November 18, 2013

The Indiana State Museum presents Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons, beginning Saturday, Nov. 16 through August 17, 2014. The exhibition explores Ice Age animals and their environments, what happens at a real dig site and the research that helps us to understand prehistoric mammals. The exhibit also features real mounted skeletons […]

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University of Alaska Museum Pacific walrus population study

University of Alaska Museum Pacific walrus population study

. November 13, 2013

Thousands of specimens housed at the University of Alaska Museum of the North will be used as part of a $1.7 million grant to study long-term and ongoing population trends in the Pacific walrus. Curator of Mammals Link Olson likens the collection to a “vast library.” The books are the specimens themselves—some thousands of years […]

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Whatcom Museum opens Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art

Whatcom Museum opens Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art

. November 8, 2013

The Whatcom Museum presents Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775-2012 an exhibition on view November 3, 2013 through March 2, 2014. Comprised of 70 works of art, Vanishing Ice will unfold thematically and chronologically, tracing the visual impact of glaciers, icebergs, and fields of ice — unique and often fantastic formations — […]

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Canadian Museum of Nature announces shining 2014 season

. November 5, 2013

The Canadian Museum of Nature’s (CMN) upcoming season will literally shine bright with vibrant exhibitions and programs: the blockbuster Creatures of Light, the Nature Nocturne social events for adults, and a new series, Nature Talks, which is an engaging exploration of relevant natural science topics. All this and much more will be announced at the […]

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