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4/29/2013 - Smoky Hill Museum Presents Lions and Tigers and Bears: A Walk on the Wild Side
   
Prehistoric Animals Roamed Kansas

Event Title: Lions and Tigers and Bears:
A Walk on the Wild Side
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, KS 67401
Admission: Free

Lions and tigers and bears – oh my! Kansas has had its share of frightening and interesting animals including the short faced bear, dire wolf and smilodon (or saber-toothed cat). Explore a time of fangs and claws with Dr. David Burnham, state paleontologist and vertebrate paleontology preparator for the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute. He will introduce you to some animals you’ll be glad you never have to meet. This free presentation will be offered at the Smoky Hill Museum Thursday, May 2, from 5:30-6:30 pm.

The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-5, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 1-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.
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RELEASE DATE:
For Immediate Release

CONTACT:
Program Information: Nona Miller, Education Coordinator
Phone: 785.309.5776 (day)
E-mail: nona.miller@salina.org

Susan Hawksworth, Director
Phone: 785.309.5776 (day) 785.825.6306 (evening)
E-mail:
susan.hawksworth@salina.org
Web: www.smokyhillmuseum.org  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 
City of Salina
300 W. Ash
P.O. Box 736
Salina, KS 67401
www.salina-ks.gov