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Dinosaur Drama Makes for a Stellar Documentary: Dinosaur 13 screening coming to HMNS December 9
December 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Join Peter Larson and Robert T. Bakker at HMNS for lecture and final screening of Dinosaur 13 in the Giant Screen Theatre Tuesday, December 9. When paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from South Dakota’s Black Hills Institute made one of the world’s greatest dinosaur discoveries in 1990, they knew it was the discovery of a lifetime — […]

The guts stop here: Delve deeper into dinosaurian intestines with Dr. Bakker
June 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Attention all Dino-Nerds! Put Your Anatomical Expertise to Work. Prestigious Careers Await in the Field of Gastroenterology.*” Often, I get approached by parents who fret over their dino-fixated kid. “You gotta help us, Doc. All she wants to do is read about fossils. Will she ever find a respectable career in the real world?” I can […]

Bakker blogs: Indiana Dipsy & the Temple of More Room — A fascinating tail of surprise
September 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Here’s the poster (as I see it) for the latest episode in the long-running Indiana Jones franchise, with Harrison Ford playing Diplodocus playing Indiana Jones. Before you object to its realism, Harrison is not too old; our Dipsy will be, after all, 148  million, 345 thousand and 77 years old on a Thursday in November. […]

Quetzalcoatlas! Grand Hall Display Through Monday
January 14, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

It’s MASSIVE. See a full set of photos of the assembly of this fossil from this morning on Flickr. We’ve got a new visitor to the Museum’s Grand Hall – the giant Texas Pterosaur, Quetzalcoatlus! Quetzalcoatlus northropi and its close kin can be considered as the largest animals to have ever flown – and the […]



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