quetzalcoatlus

Quetzalcoatlus

What Is A Dinosaur? A Discussion Of Ancient Family Trees And Dino-Impostors
June 30, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

In my years as a tour guide here at HMNS I encountered a lot of good questions. Most of the time the simplest questions were the best ones, like “what is a dinosaur?“. It’s a simple question but it has a complicated answer. For most people, the only prerequisite for being a dinosaur is being […]

Quetzalcoatlas! Grand Hall Display Through Monday
January 14, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

It’s MASSIVE. See a full set of photos of the assembly of this fossil from this morning on Flickr. We’ve got a new visitor to the Museum’s Grand Hall – the giant Texas Pterosaur, Quetzalcoatlus! Quetzalcoatlus northropi and its close kin can be considered as the largest animals to have ever flown – and the […]

Solnhofen – Birthplace of Pterodactyls
August 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

Our Archaeopteryx show has bedazzling fossils – the only Archaeopteryx skeleton in the New World, complete with clear impressions of feathers. Plus frog-mouthed pterodactyls, fast-swimming Sea Crocs, and slinky land lizards. Today we learn about the different types of Pterodactyls that have been found at Solnhofen. The Jurassic Air Was Full of Wings! The First […]


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