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Have you ever wondered how some creatures can fly for miles without resting, leap the length of a football field, or crush over 8,000 pounds in one bite?

Luring millions to Chicago in 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition was a glittering showcase of architecture, culture, technology, and peoples from around the world.

Encounter some of the Earth’s most awe-inspiring mammals, from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and the iconic mammoths that lived 10,000-years before modern civilization. 

Artist Bunky Echo-Hawk‘s live painting events, skateboard decks, and design partnership with Nike debunk stereotypes about Native Americans today.

Journey across the globe with a Field Museum paleontologist and his teammates in search of what life was like before dinosaurs roamed the Earth.