A mammoth show at the National Museum of Scotland

Mammoth_ColumbianMammoth_molar Currently amazing visitors young and old the Mammoth Exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is an essential day out.

 

Filled with life size, interactive exhibits the show, which runs until April 20th is jam packed with facts and figures, all you could ever want to know about these woolly beasts.

 

Encouraged to touch visitors can find out what mammoth fur feels like, joust with tusks and see an exact replica of the 42,000 year old baby woolly mammoth, Lyuba.

 

Originally curated by The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, the exhibition includes objects from the Ice Age which have been brought together for the first time in the UK. Catch them in Edinburgh now, before the heard moves on.

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