Age of Mammals: The Cenozoic Era
Discover life on Earth in Age of Mammals: The Cenozoic Era. See fossils from a Columbian mammoth that lived in the Ice Age, or wonder at the size of an Irish Elk’s enormous antlers. Discover the diverse and fascinating creatures that lived in the 66 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs and learn how they related to today’s mammals!
Age of Mammals: The Cenozoic Era features specimens discovered all over the world, including a large number of Ice Age fossils. Learn about the 55 million-year evolutionary history of the horse or the hunting practices of saber-toothed cats. Exhibits include a dire wolf, giant ground sloth, and specimen groupings that illustrate anatomical changes through time.
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