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    Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    • Friday January 8th 2021 at 10:00am to Monday January 17th 2022 at 5:00pm

    Step back in time 290 million years to when bizarre-looking creatures dominated life on land and sea, and dinosaurs had not yet evolved.


    Find out about the most devastating mass extinction the world has ever seen in Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Permian Monsters blends vivid artwork, amazing fossils and full-size scientifically accurate models of moving beasts to recreate this relatively unknown period that ended with the most devastating extinction of life.


    Visitors will explore odd-looking sharks, strange reptilelike precursors of mammals, a vicious giant saber-toothed gorgonopsid, and other extinct creatures that ruled the world millions of years before the dinosaurs.

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    $18 - $22
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