/R E P E A T -- Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age make their way to the Ontario Science Centre/

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TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Piece together the past to change the future at the Ontario Science Centre's new exhibition Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age. Through exciting hands-on displays, including fossils and life-sized replicas, learn how researchers use cutting-edge science and technology to excavate and analyze tusks, teeth, skin, hair and stomach contents to learn more about mammoths and mastodons, mighty creatures who roamed the northern hemisphere during the last Ice Age. This exhibition was created by The Field Museum, Chicago and is free with general admission. Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age opens on February 10 and runs until April 24, 2016. 

What:

Media preview of Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age



Who:

Dr. Maurice Bitran, CEO, Ontario Science Centre


Dr. Daniel Fisher, Professor, Museum of Paleontology,
University of Michigan and Exhibition Curator


Dr. Hendrik Poinar, Principal Investigator, Ancient DNA Centre, McMaster University


Dr. Mark Poznansky, President and CEO, Ontario Genomics


Students from John Polanyi Collegiate Institute



When:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


9:30 a.m.         Registration


10:00 a.m.       Formal remarks and panel discussion


10:30 a.m.       Self-guided tour of exhibition



Where:

Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON


Please enter via main lobby doors.


TV crews may enter through South Security Entrance via Gateway Blvd.

R.S.V.P. to Jefferson.Darrell@osc.on.ca by Monday February 8 at noon to confirm your attendance. Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

Video with caption: "B-Roll: Piece together the past to change the future at the Ontario Science Centre’s new exhibition Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age, from February 10 to April 24, 2016.". Video available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/cgi-bin/playback.cgi?file=20160210_C5464_VIDEO_EN_611993.mp4&posterurl=http%3a%2f%2fphotos.newswire.ca%2fimages%2f20160210_C5464_PHOTO_EN_611993.jpg&order=1&jdd=20160210&cnum=C5464

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273 | c: 416-668-1967, Anna.Relyea@osc.on.ca; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154, Jefferson.Darrell@osc.on.ca; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3191 | c: 416-895-5482, Andrea.Mus@osc.on.ca

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