Protect Your Planet




This exhibit is located in the west center atrium and features threatened, endangered, and extinct life forms and some of the causes for their struggle to survive. It also includes a full mount elephant as well as a specimen of the extinct passenger pigeon.



Visitors can look for Ken and Katy, the conservation kids to find out ways to help protect the planet.



The following causes of decline and species are examined in this exhibit:


 Commercialization
The Bean Museum examines 100 years without the Passenger pigeon.






Disease
Featuring the endangered Desert Tortoise






Habitat Destruction
A look at the interaction between the Black-footed ferret and the Prairie dog  






Competition
What happened to the June Sucker when carp were introduced into Utah Lake?