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If All the Dinos Died on One Terrible Weekend – Where are All the Bodies?
December 7, 2009 · 9 Comments

photo credit: goldenrectangle According to the Impact Theory, a rock from space smashed into the earth, threw up a huge dust cloud, chilled the atmosphere and sent down acid rain.  All the dinosaurs died immediately all over the globe or in a week or so. So….where are the bodies of the victims? Probability of Becoming […]

Find Fun Fossils at Dino Days 2009! This Saturday
November 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

Join us Saturday, Nov. 7 for HMNS Dino Days, a family paleo festival that features fossil related activities and arts and crafts. Museum paleontologist Robert “Bob” Bakker will be on hand to answer any of your dinosaur questions. This is a great chance for enthusiasts of all ages to come learn and discuss dinosaurs. We encourage […]

Oct. Flickr Photo of the Month: Dino Shadows
October 15, 2008 · 3 Comments

I loved “Dino Shadows” the first time I saw it posted in the HMNS pool on Flickr – and I was so excited when everyone who helps choose our Photo of the Month agreed. Here, laanba explains the magic: “I was first drawn to the shadow when I saw it behind the head of the dinosaur replica. I ended up […]



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