"The Horse" at Natural History Museum of Utah
Photos by Lakota Gambill
The Natural History Museum of Utah kicked off “The Horse” exhibit, which focuses on the science and evolution of horses and the ways humans and horses have interacted through history, with activities on opening weekend, July 25–27. Kids and parents created their own horses with found objects, studied horse bones to discover how they evolved over 55 million years and tried their hand at roping cattle. Guests were offered 30-minute tours to learn more about the exhibit, including the terracotta horses of Tamil Nadu and the connection between the Utes and horses. Local horse experts and craftsmen were also on hand to share their stories and show guests the tricks of their trades.
The Horse was organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York and will be at NHMU through Jan. 4, 2015.
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