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Friday, November 20, 2015

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Exhibition Preview and Curator’s Talk. Early Birds: Extinct Species from Fossil Lake  Exhibition Preview and Curator's Talk. Early Birds: Extinct Species from Fossil Lake

Museum doors open at 6:00 pm for a reception with light refreshments and open gallery of the new exhibition Secrets of Fossil Lake.

At 6:45 pm, Bruce Museum Curator Dr. Daniel Ksepka will present a brief lecture, on "Early Birds: Extinct Species from Fossil Lake."

Members free, non-members $15. RSVP to 203-413-6757 or info@brucemuseum.org with your name and the number of attendees. Please include if you are a Bruce Museum member or not.

The exhibition Secrets of Fossil Lake, invites visitors to travel back in time to a lake that vanished 50 million years ago. This exhibition brings together a remarkable assemblage of fossils that capture an ancient ecosystem from a time when Wyoming was covered in subtropical forests. Encounter ferocious predatory fish, delicate feathered birds, and tiny primitive horses, all preserved in astonishingly beautiful fossils.

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