Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age is a big, big hit
That the Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting the Chicago Field Museum's Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age is awesome enough -- and believe us, the exhibit is truly awesome -- but the DMNS has added a whole Snowmass portion, featuring some items that have never been on public display before. And much of the exhibit, which opens today and runs through May 26, is touchable, too. Keep reading for a photo sneak-peek of the offerings.
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The entrance is your first clue that there are lots of tusks in this exhibit -- mammoth and mastodon tusks. (They are two different creatures, after all.)
There are segments about the evolution of mammoths and mastodons -- and their relatives, modern African and Asian elephants -- that you can touch to feel the wiry hairs.
They get bigger.
Like, really big. Life-size mammoth/mastodon big.