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Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2017

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Fossil Festival A5 2017

Do you have what it takes to be a polar explorer? Think the poles are just dead, icy wastes?

Think again! Join the British Antarctic Survey, the Polar Museum and UK Antarctic Heritage Trust in the Pavilion on Marine Parade, Lyme Regis from 28th to 30th April, for hands-on activities, storytelling and much more for all the family. BAS scientists are on hand to explain and demonstrate the unique wonders polar science explores.

Time travel with our fossils to discover an ancient jungle in Antarctica then zoom forward to the present to meet some of the bizarre creatures that inhabit the polar seas. See how your height compares with the tallest and smallest penguins. Are you the same height as Eudyptula minor or Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi?

Discover how Polar scientists, past and present, have equipped themselves to study geology and the environment in the Antarctic.  Get kitted out ready for fieldwork in the coldest, driest places on earth! Explore the field camp and see the survival rations that keep you fed for weeks at a time in places thousands of miles from any shops.

Visit www.fossilfestival.com for more information.