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Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola's Ancient Seas
From: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Get up close to the fossil remains of giant reptiles that once ruled Angola's waves.
After the South Atlantic Ocean basin formed 120 million years ago, mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, and sea turtles moved in and thrived along Africas southwest coast. Projecto PaleoAngola scientists continue to uncover the fossils of these real-life sea monsters, shedding light on this period in Earths historyand on ocean ecosystems today.
Inside the Ocean Focus Gallery, you can explore modern Angolas fossil-filled cliffs, dive into Cretaceous Angolas cool coastal waters, and learn about the evolutionary, geological, and environmental forces that shaped life in the ocean then and now.