This is, certainly, the most immersive exhibit in the museum in terms of awe factor. What captured my attention so much was the clear theme going on. From the blue color of the sea to the overhead presentation of the "swimming" creatures, this exhibit was very appealing. One of the most captivating factors was the realistic size. Standing next to these large and primitive creatures really gets you to think how, us mere humans, survived through these times and they didn't, those fearsome and voluminous creatures. By showing the true size of the creatures one can more easily understand how significant they were, simply reading "7 meters tall" doesn't even come close to having to look up way over your head in order to see these magnificent beasts. It was a fantastic experience and I'd say the best part is how close you can feel to nature whilst you enjoy the different expositions.
The Museum certainly shows the human importance on the conservation of nature in several different ways, however, both the Florida Fauna and Flora and Native American exhibits provide some insight on how we should treat nature. As Leopold said, the presence of nature "enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals", and walking through these exhibits you could feel just how beautiful our near nature is, how vast and colorful, how astonishing, and by viewing the Native American exhibit we can see how a more primitive way of living led us to admire and respect nature for being our home rather than land to conquer. The museum allows its participants to walk through halls filled with replicas of the beautiful natural creatures that cover our lands, this truly allows us to connect deeply and realize that every bit helps when it deals with is cleaning our natural home.