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Published: 12/10/2009
CONTACT(s):
Jan Turri Local Publicist WWD (575) 430-4231 turriconsulting@tularosa.net Roxanne Witt Public Information Officer New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science 505-841-2826 roxanne.witt@state.nm.us

Live baby T-Rex and Mayor Richard Berry visit local children at New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

National Tour partners with New Mexico’s local Museum
The smash hit arena show Walking With Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular to play Santa Ana Star Center March 17-21. 

What: Special public appearance of Baby T. Rex at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, one of the 17 life-sized, “live” dinosaurs from the acclaimed theatrical arena show WALKING WITH DINOSAURS – The Arena Spectacular, coming to New Mexico for 9 performances March 17-21 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

Who: Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry, Museum Director, Hollis Gillespie and Curator of Paleontology, Tom Williamson welcome the show and give attendees an exciting preview. Matthew Rimmer, spokesperson for the North American Walking With Dinosaurs tour, and New Mexico resident, will speak about the show and be available for interviews.

Mayor Berry and The Baby T-Rex will be greeting students from Reginald Chavez Elementary after school program, the Albuquerque Community Learning Center Project, to celebrate the show’s visit to Santa Ana Star Center and the partnership being forged with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. This amazing show features a paleontologist/narrator who takes the audience on a 90-minute journey through the 200 million year reign of these giant prehistoric creatures.

When: Thursday, December 10th, 2009. Please arrive by 2:00pm SHARP!

Where: New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
1801 Mountain Road, Albuquerque
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