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A Fun Book Is Now A Fun Exhibit

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is excited to announce the opening of a new fossil exhibit. Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway is an exhibit that brings together the best of the Burke Museum's fossil collection and the fossil-inspired artwork of celebrated artist Ray Troll to explore questions about evolution, extinction, and early life on Earth. The Burke Museum collaborated with artist Ray Troll and Seattle-born paleontologist Kirk Johnson to present this new exhibit exploring the abundance of fossils in our midst and how fossils shed light on Earth's past. Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway will travel nationally after closing in Seattle in late May 2010. The exhibit opens December 19. Please take a moment to visit the exhibits website at http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/cruisin/index.php.

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