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Afterschool Animal Encounters: Ancient Ancestors (Free Virtual Event)


Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Museum of Natural History

A brown horseshoe crab gliding along sand

Bring the whole family to this interactive virtual event! Come with your questions and curiosity to meet the Harvard Museum of Natural History's incredible animals over Zoom.

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.: Wed, May 4 2022 4下午 – 4:45下午.

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How do animals change as they grow? What do skeletons have to do with how an animal moves? How do animals today compare with their ancient ancestors? Get the answers to these questions and more with human museum staffers Javier and Arielle. Each month we will discuss a different theme while sharing specimens from the museum collections and interacting with some of the museum’s incredible live animals!

Ever wonder what a tarantula and a horseshoe crab have in common? Did you know snakes once had legs? What exactly are the dinosaurs' living descendants? By examining fossils and other clues we can learn all about modern-day animals and their ancient ancestors! Join human museum staffers Javier and Arielle as they lead you in a 45-minute program with live animals and specimens from the museum collections. This event will be fun for the whole family so bring your questions and sense of wonder.

A brown horseshoe crab gliding along sand

.: Wed, May 4 2022 4下午 – 4:45下午.

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