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Weird But True

  • Date
    September 26, 2011 – January 2, 2012 (except for December 25, 2012)
  • Time 10:00 a.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Exhibition included in Museum Admission; Adults - $8; Members/Military/Seniors (over 62)/Students/Groups (25+) - $6; Children (ages 5-12) - $4; School & youth groups (18 and under) - Free (for info on how to reserve a trip follow the Group Sales link below)

Past Event

Illustration of wombat

Based on the popular National Geographic Kids series Weird But True, this exhibition features the wackiest, weirdest, and totally true facts about the animal world.

*Did you know that hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards?
*How about that hippo sweat is red?
*Stand next to a killer whale dorsal fin to see how you measure up to its height of six feet.
*Turn a steering wheel and be amazed as animals zip by on the speedometer.
*Check out zany videos as you play with the brand-new Weird But True app for iPod touch®, iPhone®, iPad®.

This exhibition is presented as a companion exhibition to Animal Grossology.

Can’t get enough of these brain-busting facts? Hundreds are featured in the widely popular National Geographic Kids magazine, a new app, and best-selling books, including the brand new Ultimate Weird But True.

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