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Back to Seymour, Back in Time: Part Two — Bringing back a city
September 3, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The visit to our active digs at the Craddock Ranch red beds exhausted Kelly and I, but it was fascinating to learn how the Houston Museum of Natural Science discovers, jackets and moves its Permian fossils to our lab. The second day, we lent a hand at the Whiteside Museum of Natural History in Seymour […]

Back to Seymour, Back in time: Part One
June 17, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Far up in north Texas, past Ft. Worth and Wichita Falls, past the point where the flora turns from trees to shrubs, past a town with a funny name, Megargel, pop. 203, past a massive wind farm with tall white blades lording over thousands of acres of land, and then another, and another, lies the […]

Dumb as a rock? A lumpy bit of earth reveals a geological timeline in Seymour
February 15, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes to us from paleontologist and field volunteer Neal Immega. You all know by now that the museum has a dig in Seymour where we are finding fabulous Permian fossils, including the toothy Dimetrodon and the weird boomerang-headed salamander Diplocaulus. We don’t dig in just one place; lots of people go […]

The Seymour Blob: Putting something in your head from the ground beneath your feet
August 9, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

As you may already know, the Houston Museum of Natural Science has long been digging up wonderful Permian fossils in Seymour, Texas. Curator of Paleontology Dr. Robert T. Bakker and his team of hot, tired and pink (from the dirt) volunteers have made major finds, but sometimes it’s the little things that count — like […]



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