Of Interest

Fall ’16 – Jurassic Journeys at Discovery Park of America

Ever since the first dinosaur was discovered, these magnificent and mysterious creatures have captured our imagination! For generations we have marveled at skeletons and illustrations, only able to imagine how they might have moved, until they were brought to life through technology. The wide popular appeal of dinosaurs will never go extinct! Don’t miss the […]

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Fall ’16 – The World of Giant Insects at the North Carolina Arboretum

Our Giant Insects are at the North Carolina Arboretum! On display September 24 – January 8, 2017 inside the Baker Exhibit Center, see everyday insects up close and personal at The World of Giant Insects. Straight from your own backyard, this exhibit explores familiar bugs and their environments through six giant-sized insect displays, including a […]

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Summer ’16 – Jurassic Planet at the LA County Fair

At Jurassic Planet, we dare you to keep your eyes open. Experience LACF’s newest adventure where prehistoric creatures once only seen in books & movies now roam the lush hillside of the fairgrounds. Now domesticated, these giants of the Earth forage in the open air and stretch themselves in the sun, enjoying life once again. […]

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Summer ’16 – After the Dinosaurs: The Age of Mammals and Ice at Alaska State Fair

Long after the age of dinosaurs was the rise of the great mammals of the Ice Age. This exhibit features lifelike Ice Age creatures presented in realistic natural habitats. Walk through a snow cave and journey back to the frozen landscape where mighty mammoths and fierce saber-toothed cats ruled the land! Open daily from August […]

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Age of the Mammals

Enter the Age of the Mammals, a survey of the Cenozoic era. Explore cornerstones of the Ice Age, from gregarious carnivores to massive herbivores. Watch members of an Australopithecus family engage in routine activities in a cave in Africa: a mother cradling her baby, a father keeping a lookout for threats, and a juvenile banging […]

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World of Giant Insects 1

Wander the World of Giant Insects (1), a diverse collection of colossal insects. These carnivores and herbivores crawl, fly, camouflage, and metamorphose. Watch two 11 ft. male Atlas beetles (Chalcosoma atlas) lock horns in a battle over mates in Asia. Hear the loud hissing sound of a 22 ft. jungle nymph stick insect (Heteropteryx dilatata) […]

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World of Giant Insects 2

Experience the World of Giant Insects (2), an adventure with additional displays. These carnivores and herbivores crawl, fly, camouflage, and metamorphose. Watch two 11 ft. male Atlas beetles (Chalcosoma atlas) lock horns in a battle over mates in Asia. Hear the loud hissing sound of a 22 ft. jungle nymph stick insect (Heteropteryx dilatata) rubbing […]

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Scenes of the Dinosaurs

Soak in the Scenes of the Dinosaurs, a visually stimulating exhibit. Snapshots of life displayed include the gregarious behaviors of sauropods and hadrosaurs, the fight to kill prey and to avoid being prey, and the flight to find prey. Watch a Pteranodon soar above two Pachycephalosaurus head-butting in battle. Walk with a long-necked Apatosaurus and […]

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Prehistoric Carnivores

Come face to face with Prehistoric Carnivores, infamous hunters that devour their prey. The majority of scientists consider the Mosasaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex, and Deinonychus to be predators; but whether or not they are scavengers instead of, or in addition to, predators is a matter of debate. Analyze these creatures and partake in the scientific discussion: […]

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