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Posted on: May 10, 2016

[ARCHIVED] THE TURTLE STORY

CMM-PR-16-32
May 10, 2016
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THE TURTLE STORY
All ages welcome on Saturday, May 21

Come learn about the evolution of turtles on Saturday, May 21 at the Calvert Marine Museum. Dr. Hans-Dieter Sues will present “The Turtle Story: The Origin and Evolution of an Unusual Body Plan” at 2:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Hans-Dieter Sues is Curator of Vertebrae Paleontology at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Editor and author of several research publications; Dr. Sues specializes in Paleozoic and Mesozoic tetrapods (four-limbed vertebrates).

This talk is sponsored by the Clarissa and Lincoln Dryden Endowment for Paleontology at the Calvert Marine Museum.
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The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

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