finding-fossils

finding fossils

On the Sixth Day of HMNS…hunt dinosaurs with Dr. Bob Bakker
December 17, 2008 · 1 Comment

There’s always a lot happening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – especially during the holiday season. Today’s post is just one of the 12 ideas for fabulous family fun we’ve put together for you (it’s a take-off of everyone’s favorite holiday classic, The 12 Days of Christmas) We’ll be sharing the possibilities here […]

Live from the Field: Until Next Time…
November 13, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

 That’s all folks: digging’s done for this year. For the past week and a half, the HMNS paleontology team – led by Dr. Robert Bakker – has been back in Seymour, TX, digging for Dimetrodon at a site they’ve now been working for several years. (You can read more of what’s been found already in […]

Live from the Field: Two for One!
November 12, 2008 · 1 Comment

A Dimetrodon vertebra, found at the team’s dig site. Our paleontology team – led by Dr. Robert Bakker – is back in Seymour, TX, digging for Dimetrodon at a site they’ve now been working for several years. (You can read more of what’s been found already in our daily blog from the field in 2007). […]

Live From the Field: Trench Warfare
November 10, 2008 · 5 Comments

Dr. Bakker leads a group of volunteers in carefully excavating a plaster jacket filled with fossils and matrix from the Seymour dig site the team has been reporting from this week. They’re bringing back several new jackets to work on over the next few months. Our paleontology team – led by Dr. Robert Bakker – is back […]



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