crocodiles

crocodiles

Killer crocs and cute koalas: Going to extremes with Australian wildlife
November 17, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Australian wildlife is full of surprises. I first discovered that crocodiles look a lot like alligators, but with a very different attitude toward humans. A trip to the museum’s George Observatory in Brazos Bend State Park often features an encounter with an alligator sunning on your path or floating like a log at the water’s […]

What a Croc!
June 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Neal Immega. He has a Ph.D. in Paleontology and is a Master Docent here at HMNS. In his post below – originally printed in the Museum’s volunteer newsletter– Neal discusses the Geosaurus, a fossil featured in our exhibition Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution. The Houston Museum of Natural Science has a new […]

The Animals of Solnhofen – Geosaurus
June 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Our Archaeopteryx show has bedazzling fossils – the only Archaeopteryx skeleton in the New World, complete with clear impressions of feathers. Plus frog-mouthed pterodactyls, fast-swimming Sea Crocs, and slinky land lizards. Today we learn about the Geosaurus. Geosaurus – Shark-Tailed Sea Croc Speediest of the ocean-going crocodilians Some creatures of the Late Jurassic lagoon were […]

Living Fossils Living Large
November 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Frances and I were asked if we would set up a living fossils table for the HMNS’s annual Dino Days celebration that took place here last week. Not having had any history or paleontology classes I was a little clueless as to which of our living animals would fit into the category of living fossils, other than our […]



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