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Examine the Dryptosaurus, a fossilized tyrannosaur skeleton found in New Jersey. Staff paleontologists will be available to talk about the Academy's collection plus tour the Dinosaur Hall. The Delaware Valley Paleontological Society will have fossils and displays to show as well.
Watch trilobite races, see floating dinosaur balloons, or create a dinosaur sculpture or fossil CD cover.
Learn more at the web page for this event.
|Mosasaur at Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia|
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The Academy of Natural Sciences has been around since 1812 helping people connect to nature. So next year is their 200th anniversary! One of their founders and first president has ties to Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Gerard Troost whose 200 year old mineral collection (1811) is housed at the Louisville Science Center. Learn more about Dr. Troost and his accomplishments at this blog posting.