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Mammoths and Mastodons Come Alive at the Natural History Museum


San Diego Natural History Museum thaws ancient ice with its new exhibit, Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age.

Extinct beasts from centuries ago come to life once again in the San Diego Natural History Museum’s new exhibit, Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age. Learn about the biology and evolutionary history of the mammoth and its lesser-known cousin, the mastodon—both behemoth land mammals that weighed as much as eight tons and bore tusks as long as 16 feet. Check out actual fossils from the era, including the remains of Lyuba, the most complete and best-preserved mummified baby woolly mammoth ever found, as well as some of the oldest tools ever used by humans to hunt the animals. Admission to the exhibit includes access to the three-dimensional film Titans of the Ice Age. Through Nov. 11. 1788 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.232.3821.



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