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Geosaurus

What a Croc!
June 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Neal Immega. He has a Ph.D. in Paleontology and is a Master Docent here at HMNS. In his post below – originally printed in the Museum’s volunteer newsletter– Neal discusses the Geosaurus, a fossil featured in our exhibition Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution. The Houston Museum of Natural Science has a new […]

The Animals of Solnhofen – Geosaurus
June 22, 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 Geosaurus. Geosaurus – Shark-Tailed Sea Croc Speediest of the ocean-going crocodilians Some creatures of the Late Jurassic lagoon were […]



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