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Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land

About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries.
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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Stones Walking Tour

Sun, 2014-09-21 11:00 - 12:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: COST: $7 adults,4 $senior/student, $3 child. Max: $20/ family.

With Ingrid Birker (McGill Science Outreach and Redpath Museum).

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Mother's Day Stones Walking tour

Sun, 2014-05-11 16:00 - 17:30
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $12 regular adults, $5 student/ child, max. $20 family.

This family-friendly interactive and hands-on walking tour explores the fossils and minerals found in the buildings stones of some of Montreal's proudest institutions. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell. (Weather permitting)

Reservations necessary, payable at start: $12 regular adults, $5 student/ child, max. $20 family.

 Please call 514-398-4094 or email science [dot] outreach [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

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Stones and Beer bike tour

Sun, 2013-09-29 16:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $7 child 12 years and over.

Now a family-friendly bike trip exploring the fossils and rocks, architecture, and secret spots in Montreal's building stones. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, a tasting of five microbrews (or juice) at McAuslan's Terrace , fresh market bread, fruit, and cheese.

$25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Cyclists only, reservation necessary. Please call 514-398-4094.

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Stones and Beer bike tour

Sun, 2013-08-18 16:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Now a family-friendly bike trip exploring the fossils and rocks, architecture, and secret spots in Montreal's building stones. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, a tasting of five microbrews (or juice) at McAuslan's Terrace , fresh market bread, fruit, and cheese.

$25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Cyclists only, reservation necessary. Please call 514-398-4094.

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Stones and Beer bike tour

Sun, 2013-07-14 16:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Now a family-friendly bike trip exploring the fossils and rocks, architecture, and secret spots in Montreal's building stones. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, a tasting of five microbrews (or juice) at McAuslan's Terrace , fresh market bread, fruit, and cheese.

$25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Cyclists only, reservation necessary. Please call 514-398-4094.

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Stones and Beer bike tour

Sun, 2013-09-01 16:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $7 child 12 years and over.

Now a family-friendly bike trip exploring the fossils and rocks, architecture, and secret spots in Montreal's building stones. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, a tasting of five microbrews (or juice) at McAuslan's Terrace , fresh market bread, fruit, and cheese.

$25 adults, $15 seniors/students, $10 child 12 years and over.

Cyclists only, reservation necessary. Please call 514-398-4094.

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The Stones Tour

Sun, 2013-05-05 11:00 - 12:00
Redpath Museum : Meet on front steps, rain or shine., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $12 per adult, $7 per seniors/student/child.

A walking tour of the fossils, minerals, and secret spots found in the walls of some of downtown Montreal's proudest institutions. The tour starts at the Redpath Museum and returns along Sherbrooke Street west from the Beaux Arts Museum. Includes a copy of the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell.

$12 per adult, $7 per seniors/student/child. In English. All ages welcome. Meet on the front steps of the Museum, outside (rain or shine).

Reservation necessary: please call 398-4094.

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Science Documentary Film: Curse of T. rex

Sun, 2012-11-18 15:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

Documentary film Curse of T. rex (NOVA, 1997): They are the most spectacular—and rarest—creatures ever to walk the earth. And they are for sale. In remote badlands, paleontologists have to compete with commercial fossil hunters to get at dinosaur bones. We follow the trail of legal and illegal fossil-dealing as the FBI tries to prevent the best Tyrannosaurus rex specimen ever found from winding up on the shelves of a souvenir shop.

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