You, the fans of NMNH, have spoken and the results of Museum Madness: Round 1 are in! Read on for highlights and find out if your favorites made it to Round 2.
Round 1 got off to a great start with a landslide win by the Megalodon Jaws over the T-Rex. The perennial favorite Fenykovi Elephant then triumphed over the Roosevelt Rhinos, and Martha the Passenger Pigeon handily beat Snarge. The surprise of this round came at the end when the Hope Diamond suffered a narrow loss to the Bull Mummy.
So who's left standing after Round 1?
In the Backbones Division we have ...
- Fenykovi Elephant
- Martha the Passenger Pigeon
- Phoenix, the North Atlantic Right Whale
In the Classics Division we have ...
- Tasmanian Tiger
- Megalodon Jaws
- Neanderthal from Shanidar
In the Exhibit All-Stars Division we have ...
- Monarch Butterfly
- Bull Mummy
- Giant Squid
In the Wild Cards Division we have ...
- Allende Meteorite
- Deep-Sea Vent Worms
- Handaxe Made by Early Humans
- Wood Collection
Did your favorites make it through? If not, who will you root for in Round 2? Let us know and get ready for more voting tomorrow, March 28th!
Sarah Banks, Audience Engagement Specialist, Office of Education and Outreach