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Nature's Superheroes
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Nature’s Superheroes:
Life at the Limits

On View Oct. 6, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019

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Life may have started as a single celled organism, but four billion years of evolution has created an astonishing amount of plants and animals—each amazingly adapted to its environment. Animals that make their homes in the burning heat of thermal vents. Jungle flowers that smell like rotting flesh. Challenge your expectations and explore the staggering diversity of life as you discover the extreme adaptations that allow organisms to thrive all over the world in this immersive new special exhibit.

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Cost: Free with museum admission and CityPASSMembers free

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Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (

Sponsored in part by

Additional support provided by The Frances Wood Wilson Foundation.

Dates are subject to change without notice.

Holiday Hours Notice: Fernbank Museum will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas. On Monday, December 31, 2018, Fernbank Museum will open at 12:30pm due to the Museum’s ticketed family event, Noon Year’s Eve. The Giant Screen Theater resumes its normal schedule at 1pm.