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Dates:Friday, November 25, 2022 - Sunday, December 31, 2023
Hours:9:00am-5:00pm
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Exhibits

Nearly half a billion years ago, the first ancestors of a most remarkable group of fishes sprung forth from the evolutionary tree of life, exploding into a spectacular array of cartilaginous predators.

Today, sharks are ubiquitous in and essential to our oceans, their lives intersecting with our own in important and surprising ways.

In this remarkable exhibition, discover why the most massive sharks prey on some of the oceanís smallest critters.

Learn how to decipher dietary clues from jaws preserved in Harvardís world-class collections.

Explore how miniature teeth on shark skin help them move efficiently through water.

Come to appreciate sharks not as deadly killers, but as fascinating creaturesómore menaced than menacingóthat play an outsize role in maintaining balance in marine ecosystems.

Donít miss this chance to come face-to-face with the oceanís most famous, misunderstood megafauna!

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Adults: $15.00, Seniors (65+): $13.00, Harvard ID holders: Free, Non-Harvard students with I.D.: $10.00, Youth ages 3Ė18: $10.00, Youth under 3: Free, Members: Free

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hmnh.harvard.edu/plan-your-visit

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26 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA, 02138 map
Phone: 617-959-3481

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