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Press Releases

8/17/2020  McWane Science Center Named Alabama’s Top Attraction

7/22/2020 Two New 40-65 Million-Year-Old Fossil Shark Species Discovered in the Southeastern U.S. 

7/8/2020 McWane Science Center reopens

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McWane Science Center in the News

7/23/2020 News and Observer: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 The Herald: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 Turco News: 65 Milyon Yillik Yeni Kopek Baligi Turu Kesfedildi
7/23/2020 COla Daily: State Museum curator, team of scientists discover two new fossil shark species
7/23/2020 Myrtle Beach Online: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 Herald Sun: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 Charlotte Observer: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 The Island Packet: A shark that roamed the primeval sea named in honor of Charlotte man
7/23/2020 Count on 2 News: SC museum announces discovery of two new shark species from Paleogene Period
7/23/2020 Bham Now: 65 Million year old ancient fossil shark discovered in Alabama by McWane Science Center
7/23/2020 Mysterious Universe: Two New Species Of Prehistoric Sharks Identified In Southern United States
7/22/2020 WSFA 12 News: New shark species discovered in Lowndes County
7/22/2020 WAFF 48 News: New shark species discovered in Lowndes County
7/22/2020 WTVY: New shark species discovered in Lowndes County
7/22/2020 WTVM 13 News: Two new fossil shark species found by team of scientists from Alabama and South Carolina
7/22/2020: WBRC: New shark species discovered in Lowndes County
7/22/2020 Alabama Newscenter: Birmingham’s McWane Science Center announces two new fossil shark discoveries
7/22/2020 Newsweek: 65 Million-Year-Old Shark Found in Alabama Is New Species
6/30/20 Gulf Coast News Today: Gulf State Park visitor finds a fossilized Great White Shark Tooth
6/29/20 Outerbanks Voice: Is this a 5 million-year-old tooth?
5/15/20 WKRG News 5: Man finds 2.6 to 5 million-year-old Great White Shark tooth on Dauphin Island
2/20/20 Alabama Newscenter: Scientist: Fossils Reveal Alabama Most Biodiverse State in the Country
1/7/20 MSN: Ancient sea turtle fossil found in Alabama named new genus, species