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#CitizenScience – Join our Butterfly Experiment!
January 13, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Have you seen a numbered butterfly in the Cockrell Butterfly Center today? We’re doing a longevity study to see how long the butterflies in our center are living. If you see a butterfly with a number on it, snap a picture and post it on Instagram with the tag #CBCStudy so that we can see it! […]

Sharks are now oversharing…but you will want to follow them!
February 22, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Young or old, nature lover or couch potato—everyone has some fascination with sharks. HMNS is bringing in some great opportunities to learn about these predators who have dominated the oceans for millions of years. Leading shark researchers will be at HMNS during the next two weeks to share the latest information on our local sharks in the […]

Meet Chris Fischer from Ocearch today at HMNS!
August 29, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Today at HMNS – meet Chris Fischer, Founding Chairman and Expedition Leader for OCEARCH who will be here today at the opening of our new special exhibition Shark! Event Details:Friday, August 292:00 – 4:00 p.m.Glassell Hall in front of Shark! exhibit Tickets:FREE for membersNon-Members: Included with purchase of a ticket to our permanent exhibit halls. About Chris Fischer:Chris […]

Mala-what? Walk Through our Malacology Hall
September 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

One of the most spectacular – if under-appreciated – exhibit halls here at HMNS is the Hall of Malacology. Maybe it’s the fact that “malacology” is such an unfamiliar term. (It means “the study of mollusks.”) Maybe it’s the fact that it’s just steps away from the stunning Hall of Gems and Minerals. Whatever the […]



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