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The Canadian Museum of Nature will remain closed until further notice, in line with province-wide restrictions announced January 12 by the Government of Ontario.
The presence of the “Pakenham whale” links to a time 13,000 to 10,000 years ago, when an ice-age inlet of the Atlantic Ocean blanketed parts of Ontario and Quebec. This habitat for aquatic life, known as the Champlain Sea, was created by the retreating glaciers during the close of the last glacial period.
A tiny and elusive marine worm from the St. Lawrence Estuary has a new identity—thanks to the persistence of the museum’s Curator of Invertebrates, Dr. Jean-Marc Gagnon.
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- What Colour Are Fossils? Where Science and Artistry Merge
Join Alan McDonald as he answers one of the most popular questions of museumgoers: what colour are dinosaur fossils and why?
- Canadian Museum of Nature Science During the Pandemic
Join Jeff Saarela as he celebrates the achievements of the museum’s research and collections team over the past year despite the continued spread of COVID-19.