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Greenwich's Bruce Museum Stages First Science Symposium

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Crowned lemur eulemur coronatus Photo Credit: Paul Mutino/Duke Lemur Center

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Bruce Museum will hold its first science symposium on Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

As part of the symposium, the museum has invited 14 scholars to share their latest research. The topic will be Madagascar.

Graduate students, postdocs and faculty will share their latest research and findings about the natural history of Madagascar; the guest scholars will be from the following educational institutions and museums:

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • City University of New York - Hunter College
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

The symposium is open to the public, and admission is free.

Learn about the fascinating feeding ecology of lemurs, the evolution of the Malagasy snake and the meticulous reconstruction of a fossil egg discovered within an elephant bird embryo.

Advance registration is requested. To register, call 203-869-0376 or email

The museum is at 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich.

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