Paleontology Without Walls

Introduction to the UCMP Virtual Exhibits

Many people think paleontology is the study of fossils. In fact, paleontology is much more. Paleontology incorporates many different kinds of data from different fields. We provide three different areas to start your exploration of paleontology:

By clicking on the appropriate button you will begin exploring the exhibits from one of these three points of view.

Our on-line exhibits are full of information. Therefore, in order to aid our virtual visitors, we have developed some navigation tools that will allow you to travel to any of our exhibits on organisms or geological time periods, or to simply look up more information on a topic.

You may also wish to look through our list of Special Exhibits for in-depth and interesting pages of note.