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Behind the Scenes

How do you replicate an animal that no one has ever seen? A staff of artists spent months creating finely detailed reconstructions of extreme mammals, many of which began as mere fossil fragments. Check out some behind-the-scenes photos of the artists at work.

John Flynn on Fossils Mammals



Steve Quinn on the Exhibition


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