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Dig in the Dirt and Back in Time with HMNS at the George Ranch!
February 26, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Sabrina Dahlgren Everyone invariably reaches an age when an adult will admonish them to stop playing on the ground and getting their clothes dirty. Archaeologists are among those people who decide that playing in the dirt is too much fun to ever give up, and that they are going to make a living (though […]

Hittin’ the road with the HMNS Paleo crew!
March 1, 2010 · 2 Comments

I got the chance to travel from Houston to Seymour, TX and explore the Texas Redbeds in search of fossils with David and the HMNS Paleo Program. HMNS staff and volunteers have been making these trips for four years now. They have found several excellent specimens and brought them here to prepare for our new and improved Paleontology Hall. I’d had […]

Live from the fossil field!
November 4, 2008 · 2 Comments

Dr. Bakker’s drawing of a Dimetrodon fighting a Xenacanth illustrates E.C. Olson’s theory of what really went on in the Permian – and how Xenacanth might have defended itself against the biggest predator the world had ever seen. (c) Dr. Robert T. Bakker Our paleontology team – led by Dr. Robert Bakker – is back in […]



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