What does it feel like to fly? Have you ever come face-to-face with a robot? Would you survive prehistoric Earth? Answers and more await in Florida.
Here’s a lineup of exhibits—covering everything from grand fine art to tiny bugs that live off humans—that debuted in museums all across the Sunshine State in 2015. If your calendar includes a visit to Florida this year, check them out while they’re shiny and new.
A T. Rex Named Sue
Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville
Until Sept. 13, 2015
At 42 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hips, Sue is the largest, most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex discovered to date. Explore how this “tyrant lizard king” (translation of t-rex) interacted with its world—its movement, vision and sense of smell—as well as what we can learn from studying bones. Enjoy family-friendly interactives such as a dig pit and a close-up of Sue. Follow Sue’s journey from the Cretaceous period and sedimentary rocks of South Dakota to the U.S. courts and, finally, the world…
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