Age of Mammals


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Age of Mammals

[′āj əv ′mam·əlz]
(geology)
An informal designation of the Cenozoic era of geologic time.
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Age of Mammals, the first of three major exhibitions leading up to the museum centennial, is the first permanent museum exhibit to trace 65 million years of warm-blooded evolution.
Four years and $91 million later, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is preparing to open Age of Mammals, the first of three new major exhibits.
The milestone reopening of the Museum's 1913 Building begins in July 2010 with a new Age of Mammals experience and exhibitions inside the iconic Haaga Family Rotunda.
Eventually this pristine building will be home to both rotating and permanent exhibitions, beginning with the landmark Age of Mammals, which strongly links the shifting of continents and climate change to the impact on evolution through multimedia, film, recent California discoveries and some of the museum's iconic specimens like the Simi Valley mastodon, La Brea horse and Kellogg sea lion.
The James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs and the Gallery of the Age of Mammals were celebrated December 11, 2007, with a swing band and themed food.
Friedrich assumes this leadership role within the communications team as the Museum prepares for the July 2010 re-opening of its historic 1913 Building in Exposition Park, featuring new exhibits inside the iconic Rotunda and the Age of Mammals hall, to be followed by an intensive schedule of exhibition openings such as Dinosaur Mysteries and the outdoor gardens in summer 2011 and Under the Sun and a new interactive learning area in 2012.