Museum of the Earth presents:
Thursday, July 27 at 7 pm
To celebrate Shark Week, the Museum of the Earth presents a screening of the 1975 classic JAWS. The screening is held in conjunction with their current exhibit: The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago.
An introduction to the film will be presented by Cornell professor and shark expert Willy Bemis: “Jaws and Shark Science”
Dr. Bemis is Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty Curator of Ichthyology at Cornell’s Museum of Vertebrates, and lead faculty member for the 2016 edX MOOC Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation.
MORE ON THE EXHIBIT:
through September 4, 2017 at Museum of the Earth
A traveling exhibition of the Idaho Museum of Natural History featuring art by Ray Troll and Friends
The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibition blends art, science and humor to tell the story of Helicoprion, the prehistoric shark nicknamed the “Buzz Saw Killer” after its intimidating 360-degree spiral of teeth. This dynamic exhibit has something for the whole family, featuring kids’ activities, an array of fossils and a short video, original artworks by Ray Troll, and a life-sized sculpture by paleo-sculptor Gary Staab.
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