EXPANSION VIDEO: A Year In 3 Minutes

We’ve been watching the new wing construction for over a year now – it’s incredibly exciting to contemplate what’s going to go in this grand new building when it opens in Summer 2012!

May 2011

This was taken in May 2011.
Check it out compared to last month and a year ago.

And what will be going in the new Paleo Hall? Most mounted T. rexes anywhere. Quetzalcoatlus bigger than a jet fighter. And lots more.

Even more exciting? Seeing a year’s worth of progress is just over 3 minutes. Warning: as noted by Swamplot, the speed of the time lapse combined with the daily progression of a shadow cast by the parking garage, makes the video a little “flashy.”

Can’t see the video? Click here.

Excited? Us, too! Help us put the finishing touches on the new wing! Become a member now and not only will you be one of the first to see the new paleontology hall when it opens, you’ll get three extra months of membership – and some pretty awesome member events that will give you a behind-the-scenes peek at out new dinos, all summer long.

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