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Built For Speed

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Join in the excitement leading up to the America’s Cup races by visiting Built for Speed at the California Academy of Sciences. This new exhibit will explore the fascinating adaptations of some of the fastest animals in the seafrom the speedy sailfish and streamlined shark to the spineless squid. Get a close-up look at the assembling of a rare offshore orca skeleton, examine high-speed sailboats designed by the America’s Cup defending champions, and compare the forms that make these boats and marine animals fast in fluid. See website for complete list of programs and activities.

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