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Tasty Treats And Top Secret Leaks: What’s Happening This Week At HMNS
July 23, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Special Event – Tasty Toxic Tuesday Learn about things in nature that are potentially deadly but have been prized and eaten by humans for thousands of years. David Temple, Associate Curator of Paleontology and co-curator of the new exhibition “Death by Natural Causes” will lead this evening of gustatory mayhem.   This multi-media presentation will […]

Weird And Unexpected Pollinators Who Help Keep Our World’s Ecosystems Going!
July 11, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  With National Pollinator Week behind us, it may be easy to focus on other issues and forget that pollinators need our help to bounce back. While many people only envision little honeybees when they think about pollinators, they couldn’t be a more diverse group of animals, including mammals, birds, insects, and even reptiles! Here […]

Do it for the ‘Gram: A Dino’s Guide to the Death by Natural Causes #Aesthetic
June 1, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

We all know that after a trip to the museum, you walk away armed with knowledge, filled with wonder and inspired to learn even more. But, let’s be honest, it’s pretty nice to get a new prof pic out of the whole endeavor. Our new exhibit Death by Natural Causes is packed with information about […]

Why Not Both: The Story Of A Gynandromorph
May 23, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

In 2013 a unique aberration made its appearance at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.  A Great Southern White (Ascia monuste) butterfly emerged from its chrysalis with a perfect bilateral split down the center of its body. One side of the butterfly was male, the other was female. Since the Great Southern White is a sexually dimorphic […]



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