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Sea Rex 3D swims into IMAX!
January 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life creatures that ruled the oceans millions of years ago in Sea Rex 3D – now showing in HMNS IMAX!. Mosasaurus hoffmannii skeleton on display at the Maastricht Natural History Museum, The Netherlands Guided by Georges Cuvier, considered by many to be the father of paleontology, viewers learn […]

Archaeopteryx and Friends
July 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

Archaeopteryx and Friends A virtual visit to a Jurassic wild animal preserve By Neal Immega, Paleontologist Is it a bird? or a dinosaur? Archy is both. We have the best-preserved Archaeopteryx on display in our basement and you can see all sorts of significant evolutionary developments such as a semi-lunate metacarpel in the wrist, hallux to the […]

What a Croc!
June 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Neal Immega. He has a Ph.D. in Paleontology and is a Master Docent here at HMNS. In his post below – originally printed in the Museum’s volunteer newsletter– Neal discusses the Geosaurus, a fossil featured in our exhibition Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution. The Houston Museum of Natural Science has a new […]


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