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Dinosaurs Among Us

, New York City | History

This spring, the American Museum of Natural History will be acquiring a new resident—a 122-foot-long cast of a dinosaur that will be part of a new permanent exhibition in the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Orientation Center. The introduction of this new exhibition will kick off a year of dinosaur-themed events and exhibitions, including Dinosaurs Among Us, which examines the way in which a group of dinosaurs became the birds we are familiar with today. The exhibition will delve into the anatomy and physiology of our current-day birds and how they link back to their ancestors. Included in the exhibition are rare fossils and extremely life-like models of extinct creatures. For more information, visit amnh.org. No matter how extensive its holdings, ranging from anthropology to zoology, the American Museum of Natural History will always be most beloved as the home of the dinosaurs. Following up on the unveiling of its 122-foot long titanosaur earlier this year, AMNH's latest exhibition traces the transition one group of dinosaurs made into the birds we see all around us. Rarely seen fossils and life-size models (notably a 23-foot-long feathered tyrannosaur) illustrate a grand evolutionary narrative that extends from the Jurassic era to the present day. Source & image: nycgo.com


Event Details

    March 19, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017
    01:00 AM - 11:00 PM