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Press dossier - exhibition GIANTS

GIANTS, about the giants after the dinosaur era, is our first 100% homemade exhibition since 2013.

Research and collections

Baboons among the ancient Egyptians: revered but suffering

07.12.23 - Ancient Egyptians raised baboons in captivity before mummifying them, according to research by archaeozoologist Wim Van Neer from the Institute of Natural Sciences and colleagues.

Newly described ancient whale could be the heaviest animal ever

02.08.23 - Perucetus colossus, an ancient whale that swam off the coast of present-day Peru 39 million years ago, rivals the blue whale as the heaviest animal ever.