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DINOSAURS: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

March 27–September 6, 2010


Take the most up-to-date look at how scientists are reinterpreting many of the most persistent and puzzling mysteries of the dinosaurs—how they looked, how they behaved, how they moved—and ultimately, the complex and hotly debated theories of why they became extinct.

Discover how current thinking about dinosaur biology has evolved and changed dramatically over the past two decades; learn about ongoing cutting-edge research by Museum scientists and other leading paleontologists around the world.

Examine scientifically accurate, life-size models of more than 35 different species of dinosaurs, reptiles, early birds, insects, and plants, including several species never before reconstructed.

Also, don’t miss the Museum’s permanent exhibition Fossil Mysteries. From dinosaurs to mastodons, travel through 75 million years and dig into the rich fossil history of southern California and Baja California.