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Get dirty doing real paleontology during Fossil Wash Day in Sugar Land
September 17, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

If you want to be a paleontologist, you’ve got to get your hands dirty… and sometimes wet. Now you can learn just what it takes to get down to the nitty-gritty of separating fossils from soil and get a little messy yourself! Just come to the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land for […]

Back to Seymour, Back in Time: Part Two — Bringing back a city
September 3, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The visit to our active digs at the Craddock Ranch red beds exhausted Kelly and I, but it was fascinating to learn how the Houston Museum of Natural Science discovers, jackets and moves its Permian fossils to our lab. The second day, we lent a hand at the Whiteside Museum of Natural History in Seymour […]

Back to Seymour, Back in time: Part One
June 17, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Far up in north Texas, past Ft. Worth and Wichita Falls, past the point where the flora turns from trees to shrubs, past a town with a funny name, Megargel, pop. 203, past a massive wind farm with tall white blades lording over thousands of acres of land, and then another, and another, lies the […]

Stealth Frog-oid in the Permian Ponds: The Panzer Mudpuppy and its Sonar
April 28, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

“Ping….ping…..p i n g…..” We heard it in the U-boat movie Das Boot. And in Run Silent, Run Deep. And in the History Channel special about the Battle of the Atlantic. A single “ping” figures in a plot twist during The Hunt for Red October. The “ping” is the sound of underwater hunting. It’s the […]



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