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Ankylosaurus at HMNS: 40 Year Mystery Solved
April 14, 2009 · 3 Comments

One of the oldest displays in the Houston Museum of Natural Science is our full scale recreation of the dinosaur Ankylosaurus.  This recreation of a late cretaceous herbivore was created by the Sinclair Oil Company for the exhibit “Sinclair Dinoland” which opened at the 1964-1965 Worlds Fair in New York.  Dr. Barnum Brown acted as a […]

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 […]

VIDEO: The mummified dinosaur Leonardo – too good to be true?
August 22, 2008 · 8 Comments

“Unbelieveable!” “Too good to be true…” “A dinosaur with its last meal meal still preserved inside its stomach…..no one could hope for that….” Those were some of the skeptical comments heard by Dr. Robert Bakker, Curator at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, from distinguished colleagues in the dino-science word. “I was unconvinced too….until I […]



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