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New varmits in Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife
December 10, 2009 · 1 Comment

Dan Brooks, Ph.D. Curator of Vertebrate Zoology, HMNS When I first arrived at the museum in 1999, I ‘inherited’ the Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife, and the Frensley Hall of African Wildlife.  Well the latter was fully updated a few years ago with generous support from Robert and Annie Graham.  But the Farish Hall is […]

Living Fossils Living Large
November 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Frances and I were asked if we would set up a living fossils table for the HMNS’s annual Dino Days celebration that took place here last week. Not having had any history or paleontology classes I was a little clueless as to which of our living animals would fit into the category of living fossils, other than our […]

Mammal on Board
April 22, 2008 · 4 Comments

As caretakers and general animal friends, we try to make sure our animals are happy as well as healthy. The majority of our collection travels to schools and are viewed and touched by thousands of kids annually. This can cause a lot of stress on animals, especially those new to our program. To acclimate these […]



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