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Step back in time and discover life beneath the ice in Antarctic Dinosaurs. Today, Antarctica is a forbidding land of snow and ice but 200 million years ago it was a lush, wooded habitat where dinosaurs thrived. Uncover the history of the world’s southernmost continent and the unique species that have called it home in this interactive, family-friendly experience!

antarctic dinosaurs logoAntarctic Dinosaurs

Exhibit Opens Oct. 7.

Florida Museum members are invited to join us for a special member reception with a family-friendly talk “Beyond Bones: Reconstructing the Biology of Dinosaur Soft Tissues” by Dr. Emma Schachner.

Light refreshments will be served.

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RSVP is required by Monday, Oct. 2.

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7 p.m.
Doors open

7:15 p.m.
Talk by Dr. Emma Schachner, UF College of Veterinary Medicine:
“Beyond Bones: Reconstructing the Biology of Dinosaur Soft Tissues”

8-8:30 p.m.
Explore the exhibit!

This is a bilingual exhibit available in English and Spanish. Esta es una exhibición bilingüe disponible en inglés y español.

Antarctic Dinosaurs was developed by the Field Museum, Chicago in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Discovery Place – Charlotte, NC, and the Natural History Museum of Utah. Generous support was provided by Kenneth C. Griffin.

This exhibit’s run is sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville/Alachua County, University of Florida Student Government and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Cover photo credit: Brie Woods for the Witte Museum


Name: Kali Geiger, Florida Museum

Phone: 352-273-2086

Email: kgeiger@floridamuseum.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

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Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

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