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Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago Exhibit Details

4-Month Rental:

$20,000  + Inbound Shipping

Exhibit Size:

 2,500 - 3,500 sq ft

Exhibit Highlights:

  • Ultra-rare Helicoprion shark fossils
  • Three life-sized shark sculptures by Gary Staab and Jesse Pruitt
  • Original Ray Troll art prints
  • 17-foot hand painted mural
  • Original theme music by the Ratfish Wranglers and by Ray Troll
  • Interactive Helicoprion Jaw model 

Summary

Fun for the whole family, the Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago tells the story of how a unique combination of science and art helped unravel a provocative mystery and bring these fascinating animals to life.

Goals

Trace the groundbreaking journey that brought these sharks to life. See how science and art can work together to make discoveries. Learn how these captivating creatures lived in the Earth’s distant past.

Exhibit Spec Information

"The exhibit on the buzz-saw shark is one of the best displays I have seen on science in action." A visitor to Texas Memorial Museum, Austin, TX

Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago Highlight Video

COMING SOON

"My favorite part [at the museum] was the ancient shark that had a frickin' BUZZSAW for teeth!" A visitor to Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY

Availability

DatesLocation
Fall 2014 Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA
Spring - Summer 2015 Alaska Sea Life Center, Seward, AK
Fall 2015 -Spring 2016 The Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR
Summer 2016 New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Albuquerque, NM
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 High Desert Museum, Bend, OR
Summer 2016   
Summer 2017  Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY
Summer 2018 Texas Memorial Museum, Austin, TX
Fall 2018 - Fall 2019 Idaho Museum of Natural History, Pocatello, ID
January 2020 - April 2020 Available 
May 2020 - August 2020 Available
October 2020 - January 2021 Available
March 2021 - June 2021  Available

For information on booking the Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago please contact imnh@isu.edu