Dunkleosteus "denizen of the deep" exhibit in Paleontology.
the history and diversity of life on earth in the Hall of Paleontology
and Geology. Take a walk through geologic time and
discover the some of the life forms that once lived in Pennsylvania
millions of years ago.
include the large prehistoric armored fish Dunkleosteus
“the denizen of the deep” which terrorized the seas
of Ohio and Pennsylvania 367 million years ago. Wander through the
Carboniferous Forest and see the plants and animals
of the “Pennsylvanian Period” (310 million years ago)
that made our state so famous. During your visit, you can also witness
the excavation of a real dinosaur skeleton by our technicians in
our interactive exhibit Dino Lab. The recently remounted mastodon will move to it's permanent home in the newly renovated gallery space on the third floor in early 2011.
on the thumbnails below to view a few
details from the Paleontology and Geology Galleries.