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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

Top paleontologists attend Western Science Center Museum's newest exhibits at 'Ice Age Soiree'


Last updated 6/20/2018 at 2:08pm

Tony Ault

Dr. Alton Dooley, paleontologist and executive director of the Western Science Center Museum, readies a scientist's smock for a child entering the museums latest exhibition "Shapes, Sights and Sounds" for the museum's Science Saturdays for children. Science Saturdays are meant to encourage children to enter the many fields of science in the future.

Top paleontologists gathered to meet visitors Saturday, June 9, at an adults-only Ice Age Soiree to share their expertise and learn about the Western Science Center Museum's newest exhibition for children, "Shapes, Sights and Sounds."

The Western Science Center Museum at 2345 Searl Parkway in Hemet houses one of the largest Ice Age fossil collections in the nation, and with its curators, paleontologists and visiting scientists continue research into families of ice age mastodons and other dinosaur fossils found during the excavation the Metropolitan Water District's Diamond Valley Reservoi...

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