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The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.

Dust Spirit by Mick Ellison

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This image was created by Mick Ellison in Ukhaa Tolgod, Gobi Desert, Mongolia in the summer of 2001.
Pictured from left to right: Julia Clarke, Guillermo Rougier, Mark Norell (behind Guillermo), Bonnie Gulas, Jim Clark, and Diego Pol.

"We were digging out an ankylosaur nest that we discovered on the side of a hill. Diego was trying to bury me as I attempted to snap a picture."

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

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except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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