‘Dinosaurs Around The World’ at The Clinton Presidential Center [VIDEO]
"Dinosaurs Around The World" will be at The Clinton Presidential Center through October 18 in Little Rock."Dinosaurs Around the World" takes you back in time on a dinosaur adventure and a tour of an earth very different from today – a time before the continents as we know them existed, when lush landscapes covered Africa and greenery was the norm in Antarctica.
With 13 life-sized animations, a multi-layered narrative, fossils, authentic casts, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements, you’ll experience the "Age of Reptiles" as it comes to life.
Here is a video of some folks taking the tour and you can see firsthand the dinosaur experience.
Stephanie S. Streett, executive director of the Clinton Foundation, says the exhibit is designed with the whole family in mind.
"We are thrilled to host the global premiere of Dinosaurs Around the World and look forward to sharing this interactive and scientific exhibit with our visitors. Our summer exhibits are highly anticipated by the community because they are specifically designed to appeal to the entire family."
Elsewhere on the Foundation's website is the acknowledgement that "[a]lthough the Center exists principally to house the presidential archives, 90 percent of visitors come to view the exhibits in the museum."
In addition to advanced animatronics, "Dinosaurs Around the World" also features information about the geologic time scale, geology, geography, and climatology. The exhibition questions how the dinosaurs lived on each continent, how they interacted with each other, how geography impacted their behavior and diets, and what the continents were really like at the time.
The exhibit also features an area that chronicles the accomplishments of four U.S. Presidents who worked to preserve the fossil-rich areas in North America where dinosaurs once roamed. Exhibit artifacts include items from the administrations of Presidents Bill Clinton, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman. This display includes a dinosaur skull replica on loan from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, an area that President Clinton designated as a national monument in 1996.
Admittance to this exhibit is included in the regular cost of admission.