Extreme Mammals

Field Museum | Chicago, Ill.

 
 

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60605
(312) 922-9410
www.fieldmuseum.org
Date: May 26, 2012 - January 6, 2013
Cost: $22-$29 adults, $18-24 seniors and students, $15-$20 kids 4-11; included in Discovery and All-Access passes

Exhibit examines the ancestry and evolution of numerous species, ranging from huge to tiny, from speedy to sloth-like, and displays animals with oversized claws, fangs, snouts, and horns. Highlights include taxidermy specimens, an entire skeleton of a giant hoofed plant-eater, a life-size model of the largest land mammal that ever lived, one of the oldest fossilized bats ever found, and an impressive diorama featuring the swamps and forests of an island in the Arctic. Runs May 26, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.

 
 







 
 
 
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