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Think & Drink with the Extinct: Flight


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Birds, insects, pterosaurs, airplanes and space shuttles. What do they have in common? The power of flight! Explore flight in all its forms at #ThinkandDrink on Wednesday, April 18! Featuring Brick and Barrel Brewing and CLE Urban Winery.

-Meet live birds, including owls and falcons, with our Division of Wildlife Resources.
-Go prehistoric and "ask a paleontologist" about flying reptiles in the special exhibition, #PterosaursinCLE.
-Study the flight of flies with Dr. Jessica Fox of Case Western Reserve University.
-Discover a local initiative to save migrating bird populations with Lights Out Cleveland.
-Take to the skies beyond our atmosphere with the International Women's Air & Space Museum and NASA's Glenn Research Center's Graphics & Visualization Lab.
-Compare and contrast dragonfly and damselfly wings with experts and authors of "Dragonflies and Damselflies of Northeast Ohio" Judy Semroc and Larry Rosche.
-Look at various bird wing designs with our Department of Ornithology.
-Examine flight in beetles our Department of Invertebrate Zoology.
-and MORE!

All glassware and wine bottles will be donated to Ohio Candle Factory for upcycling. Please note that no food or drinks are permitted in Perkins Wildlife Center & Woods Garden or in the Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs exhibition.

Drink and food menus TBA!

Think & Drink with the Extinct is included with the cost of general admission. Wednesday night "after 5pm" general admission tickets are $8/person. All are welcome, though information and activities are intended for a 21+ audience.

Questions? Ask before your visit!

More information: https://www.cmnh.org/calendar/think-drink

Series Schedule: https://www.cmnh.org/thinkanddrink