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Exhibit: Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution

Thursday, Feb 13
5:00pm - 12:00am

Cost: Members Free; Adults $6; Children (3-12) $4; Students, Seniors (65+) & Military $5

Categories: Museums

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

16 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Found only in New Guinea and parts of Australia, birds-of-paradise are a case study in the power of evolution. Their fantastic plumes and bizarre courtship displays are a result of millions of years of sexual selection at work in an environment with plentiful food and no natural predators.

Fascinating stories of groundbreaking research and adventure paired with amazing footage and photography are the foundation of this highly interactive ... more

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Found only in New Guinea and parts of Australia, birds-of-paradise are a case study in the power of evolution. Their fantastic plumes and bizarre courtship displays are a result of millions of years of sexual selection at work in an environment with plentiful food and no natural predators.

Fascinating stories of groundbreaking research and adventure paired with amazing footage and photography are the foundation of this highly interactive exhibition. "Birds of Paradise" captures these unique species, with stunning imagery, compelling video, soundscapes, artifacts and engaging educational activities for all ages.

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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

16 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

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