amphibians

amphibians

Calling all Scouts with a curiosity for the slick and slithering: Register now for our spring Herpetology Workshop!
January 4, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Your old favorite is back — our spring Herpetology Workshop on April 20! This course helps Scouts earn the Reptile and Amphibian study merit badge by completing eight of the badge’s 10 requirements in a single five-hour course. Student Scouts will convene from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and learn the identifying characteristics of reptile […]

Road Trip!
July 21, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Many people come to our Museum for a visit.  In fact, last year, we had over 2.5 million visits. But have you ever had a museum come to you for a visit?  Well, the Houston Museum of Natural Science can do that, too!  The Museum has several different outreach programs where we bring specimens to […]

Pinchers, stingers and claws, oh my.
May 12, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: furryscaly “How do you count scorpions?” Well, carefully is the best answer. The same can be said for any animals with either pinchers, claws, or really sharp teeth. That pretty much covers the majority of our animal collection here (except for the amphibians). The next question that pops to mind is: why would […]

Creepy Critter Cameo – Caecilian
October 28, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: peasap Halloween is by far my favorite holiday.  I love that everyone, young & old alike, can dress up as just about anything from the classic witch to the random Roman column I spotted at last year’s Spirits & Skeletons.  Each year is a new opportunity to unveil yourself as a superhero, an […]


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