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Amber and Insects

June 6, 1997 – September 1, 1997

Museum: Natural History Museum

Location: 1st floor, across from Amber shop; access from Ice Age Hall

This showcase features the work of Dr. Conrad Labandiera, NMNH curator of fossil arthropods, and includes a diorama of a lakeside forest with fossils (in amber, lake shale, and coal shale) placed in their approximate habitat.