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Eocene

Diatryma: The Last Gasp of Dinosaur Rule In North America
February 9, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Was it inevitable that mammals would rule the world after the dinosaurs went extinct? The rise of mammals is often depicted as a pretty smooth transition, but in reality things were a little more complicated. In the wake of the end Cretaceous extinction birds, reptiles and mammals all began to split and diversify to exploit ecological […]

Get your hands on science!
February 9, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Seeing our dinosaurs up close is exciting – but getting your hands on science is an even more amazing experience. Which is why we try to bring you hands-on, educational activities that make you the scientist. Visitors search for shark’s teeth in our Paleo Hall Several mornings a week we have a volunteer on-hand in […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Pholidocercus hassiacus
December 30, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Spadefoot Toad
December 28, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]



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