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The Ghost Sharks of The Jurassic
January 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

Fish Pieced Together by Committee Our HMNS at Sugar land exhibition on Archaeopteryx is festooned with splendid finny fossils, the ichthyological gems of the Late Jurassic. Some of the Jurassic fish were new comers, recently evolved clans that were poised to conquer the watery ecosystem. Teleosts are one such progressive group.  But there are Jurassic […]

Archaeopteryx has arrived in Sugar Land!
November 12, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Last week a version of the show ‘Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution‘ arrived at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land.  There are around 70 authentic fossils on display including the Geosaurs, Guitar Fish, several fossilized corals, insects, fish, plants and a cast of the Thermopolis Archaeoptertyx. Check out the HMNS exhibit in Focus On: The Thermopolis Archaeopteryx [Pete […]

Edward Hitchcock
October 14, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution is coming back, a week from tomorrow! Don’t miss the exhibit as it flies into the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land, opening Oct. 22, 2010. Famed paleontologist Bob Bakker provides more insight into this unique fossil. The Reverend Edward Hitchcock – The Man Who Predicted Archaeopteryx – a Quarter Century […]

Archaeopteryx – The Fossil that Proved Darwin was Right
September 3, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

1859: Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species.” Other scientists had proposed evolutionary theories before but Darwin was the first to work up a detailed case of how natural processes could transform one species into another. Darwin claimed that even Classes could change – for example, the Class Reptilia could evolve into the Bird […]



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