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Insects of the LA Basin - Available Now!

Check out the 3rd edition of Insects of the Los Angeles Basin and learn about the amazing diversity of insects that share our city!

Revised and edited by James N. Hogue, with a new preface by NHM's Entomology Curator Brian Brown!

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Join us for a two-day celebration of Nature in the City! Explore L.A.'s wild side with special programing and hands-on, fun family activities.

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

April 9 and 10, 2016

At USC (across from the Museum), Booth #610, next to the Children's Stage

Stop by the NHM Booth at this year's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and get your first look at our upcoming summer exhibition, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. Find out all of the awesome things we have coming up this year, from our annual Butterfly Pavilion to one-of-a-kind events.

For this weekend only, we will be moving our Dinosaur Encounters performances to the NHM Children's Stage at the Festival of Books, featuring our own Hunter the T. rex and Dakota the Triceratops! Don't miss them!

Join us and have a dinosaur encounter, get up close with saber-toothed cats, be the first to reserve your tickets to Pterosaurs, and leave with a special gift for stopping by. 

 

Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, April 9

10:30am Live Animal Presentation
11:00am Ask a Paleontologist  Learn about pterosaurs from paleontologist   
Dr. Michael Habib, with a surprise guest!
1:00pm Dinsoaurs Encounters on the Reading by Nine Children's Stage
2:00pm Meet a Saber-toothed Kitten!
3:30pm Dinosaur Encounters on the Reading by Nine Children's Stage

 

Sunday, April 10

11:00am Live Animal Presentation
12:00pm Dinosaur Encounters on the Reading by Nine Children's Stage
2:00pm Meet a Saber-toothed Kitten!
3:00pm Dinosaur Encounters on the Reading by Nine Children's Stage
4:00pm Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs  Learn about pterosaurs from paleontologist Dr. Nathan Carroll, with a surprise guest! On the Reading by Nine Children's Stage