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Archaeopteryx – The Fossil that Proved Darwin was Right
September 3, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

1859: Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species.” Other scientists had proposed evolutionary theories before but Darwin was the first to work up a detailed case of how natural processes could transform one species into another. Darwin claimed that even Classes could change – for example, the Class Reptilia could evolve into the Bird […]

Ankylosaurus at HMNS: 40 Year Mystery Solved
April 14, 2009 · 3 Comments

One of the oldest displays in the Houston Museum of Natural Science is our full scale recreation of the dinosaur Ankylosaurus.  This recreation of a late cretaceous herbivore was created by the Sinclair Oil Company for the exhibit “Sinclair Dinoland” which opened at the 1964-1965 Worlds Fair in New York.  Dr. Barnum Brown acted as a […]



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