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The World’s Largest Dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History

At the recent social media breakfast, I had a chance to check out the outstanding new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History: The World’s Largest Dinosaurs. As a native New Yorker, the AMNH and its captivating exhibits of creatures large and small, local and exotic, extinct and current plays a large role in my childhood memories and I can tell it has already claimed a place for my kids. Dinosaurs are a sure-fire hit … Read entire article »

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Extreme Mammals Exhibit at AMNH

Extreme Mammals Exhibit at AMNH

We checked out a preview of the Extreme Mammals Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History and were astounded by the diversity of mammals on our earth. I had the opportunity to chat with paleontologist William Harcourt-Smith about what makes an animal a mammal (we have surprisingly little in common), what makes a mammal an extreme mammal, how parents can help kids get excited about learning at home, why animals diversify, and his favorite parts … Read entire article »

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Mammals Get EXTREME!

Mammals Get EXTREME!

Tomorrow is an event I’m truly excited about. I’m checking out the preview of the Extreme Mammals exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. Extreme Mammals explores the surprising and sometimes bizarre world of extinct and living mammals. Featuring spectacular fossils from the Museum’s collections, the exhibition will examine the ancestry and evolution of numerous species, ranging from huge to tiny and speedy to sloth-like, and showcase animals with oversized claws, fangs, snouts, and horns. You … Read entire article »

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