Maybe you've heard of the asteroid that killed T. rex and Triceratops, but did you know that 251 million years ago an even worse mass extinction event took place? The good news is, as Earth's ecosystems healed themselves new types of plants and animals evolved, including: the first dinosaurs, first mammals, first crocodilians, first turtles, and more! Join IMNH Paleontology Curator Brandon Peecook on a virtual safari to Africa to see some fun and surprising fossil animals from before and after the worst mass extinction of all time. On top of the fossils, Dr. Peecook's work is in Zambia's national parks so he has to collect specimens while on the lookout for lions, elephants, hippos, and crocs!

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  • Occurs Friday, June 5th, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


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