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  • Exhibition—Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Box Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Ultimate Dinosaurs Fossil Gallery Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year View copyright information Todd Mintz Todd Mintz Close Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year May 8 2015 March 20 2016 Magnify image View copyright information Lisa Hufnagel Lisa Hufnagel Close Humpback whales feeding together This delightful annual photo exhibition now in its seventh edition presents the winners of the 2014 Canadian Geographic Wildlife Photography of the Year contest Feast your eyes upon 25 amazing perspectives of mammals birds insects fish and amphibians a humpback whale feeding frenzy the striking colours of a Sockeye Salmon run a serene seal enjoying a sun bath with eyes closed a handsome heron in the misty sunrise and more Magnify image View copyright information Lise Simoneau Lise Simoneau Close A seal relaxes in the sun Don t miss this wonderful collection of photos capturing Canada s beautiful wildlife Schedule The exhibition may be closed occasionally for short periods because of special events Check the schedule upon your arrival at

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/canadian-wildlife-photography-year (2016-02-07)
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  • Ultimate Dinosaurs | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Experts Scientific Services Leadership Scientific Publications About Us Support the Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Hours Admission Directions Exhibitions What s On Floor Plan Services Groups Bugs Outside the Box Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Ultimate Dinosaurs Fossil Gallery Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Ultimate Dinosaurs Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Ultimate Dinosaurs View copyright information Julius Csotonyi Royal Ontario Museum Close Ultimate Dinosaurs Special Exhibition June 11 Sept 5 2016 Meet a new breed of beast Magnify image View copyright information Royal Ontario Museum Close At 12 metres long Giganotosaurus may have been the largest land predator ever to have lived Magnify image View copyright information Royal Ontario Museum Close Cryolophosaurus would have grown to more than 7 m 23 ft in length and weighed around 450 kg 990 lb The fossil was found in Antarctica Encounter unique and bizarre dinosaurs so very different from the ones that we recognize from North America Ultimate Dinosaurs showcases spectacular dinosaur discoveries from the Southern Hemisphere These awe inspiring creatures roamed the ancient continent of Gondwana See how they differ from Tyrannosaurus rex and other famous dinosaurs from North America Discover how continental drift altered the landscape of the ancient world and set the stage for the evolution of these magnificent beasts It s the ultimate kind of Jurassic world Cost members and Tiny Tot age 0 2 free adult 10 child student senior 7 plus museum admission taxes not included Plan your visit Hours directions parking what s on and more Connect with Us Facebook Twitter WordPress YouTube RSS Email Canadian Museum of Nature Exploring our natural future Hours Admission Directions Our Exhibitions What s

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/ultimate-dinosaurs (2016-02-07)
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  • Water Gallery | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Groups Bugs Outside the Box Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Ultimate Dinosaurs Fossil Gallery Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Related Items For Groups Glowing Reviews Aquatic life exhibit qreat I really enjoyed their exhibit on water life and dinosaurs TripAdvisor Faye B The atrium with the jelly fish is wonderful We very much enjoyed the bird rocks and water exhibits We all walked away saying we had learned something and it was a good way to spend some time together TripAdvisor HikerMom58 Water Gallery Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Water Gallery View copyright information Masterfile Masterfile Close Water Gallery Magnify Image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close The Water Gallery is all about our greatest and most precious natural resource Did you know that 70 of our planet is covered in water Here s your chance to discover the amazing diversity of life found in our marine and fresh waters and explore the critical role that water plays in sustaining all living things including us Observe live specimens and participate in hands on activities Ask questions and get answers Learn about tides what it s like aboard an Arctic research vessel why some deep sea creatures glow in the dark and much more Interactive displays models and videos will educate and delight visitors young and old And meet our star attraction a real skeleton of a blue whale the largest animal ever to live on our great blue planet The world of water is waiting for you at the Canadian Museum of Nature The Water Gallery was produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature Thank you to RBC and the RBC Blue Water Project Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/water-gallery (2016-02-07)
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  • Exhibition: Vale Earth Gallery | Canadian Museum of Nature
    bored Overall great way to spend the afternoon with the kids TripAdvisor Laura C I m delighted to see the newly revamped Vale Earth Gallery It is fascinating And I m no scientist Visitor comment The rock exhibit is incredible I love it Visitor comment Metals Minerals and You Learn more about Earth s precious resources from the Mining Association of Canada 1 2 Mb PDF Vale Earth Gallery Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Vale Earth Gallery View copyright information Michael Bainbridge Michael Bainbridge Close Vale Earth Gallery This fascinating exhibition showcases dazzling minerals and rocks and explains how geological forces have shaped our planet There are many interactive games and simulations which visitors of all ages will enjoy build a volcano create an earthquake check out the fun sedimentator magmanator and metamorphicator that reveal how different types of rock forms over time cool magma to make granite cook a rock to create a new one examine a rock cycle diorama watch a mineral grow look inside a smartphone to see the minerals used in its manufacturing process discover the stars of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame manipulate a 1 8 metre high animated globe explore a limestone cave with stalactites stalagmites and trickling water And of course the gorgeous colourful specimens from our world class collection steal the spotlight with even more rocks and minerals to behold than before Magnify Image View copyright information Michael Bainbridge Michael Bainbridge Close Regular microcline is used with other minerals to make porcelain This variety of microline amazonite is used mainly as a decorative polished stone Catalogue CMNMC 37537 Magnify Image View copyright information Michael Bainbridge Michael Bainbridge Close Of all the tourmalines elbaite is the one most commonly used as a gemstone Because it is a bit softer than many conventional

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/earth-gallery (2016-02-07)
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  • Exhibition: Animalium | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Hours Admission Directions Exhibitions What s On Floor Plan Services Groups Bugs Outside the Box Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Ultimate Dinosaurs Fossil Gallery Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Related Items For Groups Glowing Reviews It was amazing I loved it especially the bugs Visitor comment The 4th floor bugs are wonderful Visitor comment Animalium Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Animalium View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close Animalium Magnify Image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close Magnify Image View copyright information Russ Brooks Canadian Museum of Nature Close Are you bold enough to go nose to nose with an awe inspiring collection of insects arachnids and slugs This is your opportunity to discover a few exotic creatures and get reacquainted with some familiar favourites You might even recognize several from your own backyard Get to know some hairy tarantulas Learn about camouflage and try to spot the cagey leaf insect Find out why chafers roll themselves in dung Discover why hissing cockroaches hiss See a snail bigger than your fist Learn how the vinegaroon got its name Meet an amblypigid hint it s the star of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire And if your family needs a break from all the action enjoy a quieter moment in the children s area with toys and books where the fun is a little less wriggly The Canadian Museum of Nature is grateful to the Rolf C Hagen Group of Companies for their support in the development of this exhibition Connect with Us Facebook Twitter WordPress YouTube RSS Email Canadian Museum of Nature

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/animalium (2016-02-07)
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  • Exhibition: Mammal Gallery | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Advantages of Adaptation Diorama Restoration 360 Gallery Tour Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Related Items For Groups Glowing Reviews The skeleton of the blue whale is worth the price of admission on its own it s humongous I couldn t believe the size of it Lots of interesting things to do for the kids and big kids as well TripAdvisor McPittisit Especially enjoyed the dioramas of animals in their habitats Visitor comment Mammal Gallery Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Mammal Gallery View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close Mammal Gallery Magnify Image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close Magnify Image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close The pronghorn Antilocapra americana diorama Explore Canada s distinctive rugged wilderness and come face to face with wild animals In the Mammal Gallery you ll see remarkable specimens of grizzly bears bison moose caribou pronghorns cougars and more and discover the ways they ve adapted to survive in Canada See how the mammals live in fascinating three dimensional scenes that reveal the beauty of Canada s wild places Real locations are depicted in the dioramas Make your way through ice floes where a polar bear is waiting with her cub to catch a ringed seal Explore animal adaptations and delve deeper into Canadian fauna with our touch screen computer stations Discover animals poised in the urban darkness and find your hot spots in front of a cool endothermic camera that reveals your true colours Kids can keep busy in the children s play area with puzzles costumes puppets and books It s a wildly captivating experience More about the Gallery Advantages of Adaptation Diorama Restoration 360 Gallery Tour The Canadian

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/mammal-gallery (2016-02-07)
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  • Exhibition: Bird Gallery | Canadian Museum of Nature
    it through the whole museum but really enjoyed what we saw We are still making bird calls at each other this was our favorite exhibit TripAdvisor Amandatrip I loved the Wild Bird Clinic Visitor comment Bird Gallery Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Bird Gallery View copyright information Russ Brooks Canadian Museum of Nature Close Bird Gallery Magnify image View copyright information Martin Lipman Canadian Museum of Nature Close This gallery is closed for renovation Don t miss the re opening in June 2016 Ornithologists budding birders and artists will delight in the Canadian Museum of Nature Bird Gallery It s an indoor birdwatching adventure Imagine a tranquil bright and airy setting in which you can see the detail and delicate beauty of these winged wonders up close Through multimedia experiences interactive displays and an impressive collection of 500 specimens you ll discover most of the bird species found in Canada from the Ruby throated Hummingbird to the Great Horned Owl and the rare King Rail Here s your opportunity to be a researcher and collect your own data improve your bird identification skills match a bird to its song and even learn to imitate our feathered friends Don t forget to check out the kids area where children can learn about protecting and taking care of injured birds Birds of a feather stick together so come and discover some of Canada s wild birds Locations Depicted Three dioramas offer three dimensional realistic re creations of wildlife habitats and each represents a location somewhere in Canada a place where one could go and stand and see virtually the same scene Gray crowned Rosy Finch White tailed Ptarmigan American Pipit Alberta Athabasca glacier Columbia Ice Fields Jasper National Park Broad winged Hawk Ontario Hawk Cliff Lake Erie Greater Sage Grouse Saskatchewan Consul

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/bird-gallery (2016-02-07)
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  • Stone Wall Gallery | Canadian Museum of Nature
    Us Support the Museum Products and Services Careers and Volunteering Museum News The Museum Corporation History and Buildings Skip Navigation Hours Admission Directions Exhibitions What s On Floor Plan Services Groups Bugs Outside the Box Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Ultimate Dinosaurs Fossil Gallery Water Gallery Earth Gallery Animalium Mammal Gallery Bird Gallery Stone Wall Gallery Our Exhibitions on Tour Past Exhibitions Stone Wall Gallery Home Plan Your Visit Exhibitions Stone Wall Gallery View copyright information François Génier Canadian Museum of Nature Close Stone Wall Gallery Magnify image View copyright information François Génier Canadian Museum of Nature Close A female Gymnopleurus fulgidus beetle Step into a little known art gallery space within the museum The heritage stone walls in the foyer of the museum s theatre are adorned with beautiful images that reveal aspects of natural science Open Now Beetles in Focus Discover the diversity and beauty of beetles through 18 amazing macro photographs Real specimens from the museum s national collection are captured in astounding detail right down to the fine hairs on every tiny leg in these striking scientific images Connect with Us Facebook Twitter WordPress YouTube RSS Email Canadian Museum of Nature Exploring our natural future

    Original URL path: http://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/our-exhibitions/stone-wall-gallery (2016-02-07)
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