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Bakker blogs: You can’t have a dinosaur as a pet, but you sure can pet a dinosaur!
May 31, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

You know that saying, “You can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose”? Well this is like that. Sort of. We know you can’t actually adopt a dinosaur for a pet, but you can pet a dinosaur at HMNS’ new Hall of Paleontology! Curator Dr. Bob Bakker […]

The making of a moniker: How Lane got his name and a Wyoming teenager got a spot in the history books
May 18, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Ever wonder how specimens are named? Usually its to honor someone or something. Even scientific names can be conjured up to pay tribute to something; take Postosuchus, for example, a croc-oid creature named for the Post, Texas town where it was discovered. Our mummified Triceratops, Lane, already had a scientific name, but he has a […]

Introducing Lane, a mummified Triceratops with a new address at 5555 Hermann Park Dr.
May 14, 2012 · 8 Comments

As the final countdown to the June 2 opening of our new Hall of Paleontology continues, we’ve introduced you to a few of our new roommates here at HMNS. We’ve shown you Wyrex, a T. rex with some seriously spirited fingers; and Priscilla, a mastodon with a gender identity crisis. Now it’s time to introduce […]



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