From the speedy to the slothful, the towering to the tiny, and the furry to the armor-clad, come nose-to-snout with an amazing array of extraordinary critters. Stand beneath the largest land mammal that ever lived, and peek at a creature so small that it weighed no more than a dollar bill!
Come examine some of the oddest and most intriguing animals of all time in Extreme Mammals, now appearing at The Field Museum.
Plan Your Visit
Check out exhibition hours, ticket information, directions, and more.
Take a walk through the exhibition to learn more about what you’ll see.
Events & Programs
Explore our Extreme Mammals events and programs for visitors of all ages.
Spend an exciting weekend in the city! Chicago-area hotels will be offering special packages that include VIP tickets to see Extreme Mammals.
Extreme Mammals is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada; and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.