It has created a lot buzz since its debut in downtown Dallas last month, the Perot Museum of Nature of Science has welcomed thousands of visitors since... Read More
Perot Museum or Bust! Paleontologists excavate mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County for its final journey to the Perot Museum
Paleontologists and volunteers worked for weeks to carefully cover, protect and pack up a nearly complete mammoth skeleton found in Ellis County, for the journey to its new home at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Moving the Mammuthus columbi specimen was truly a mammoth undertaking! Click the news links to see the process in action.
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Well-Preserved Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed in North Texas is Donated to Perot Museum of Nature and Science
An incredibly pristine and rare, nearly complete mammoth skeleton has been generously donated to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The excavation and transport of the specimen – believed to be 20,000 to 60,000 years old – will take place over the next few weeks. Thanks to the generosity of the Wayne McEwen family, along with the leadership and support of Navarro College, the Mammuthus columbi specimen found in Ellis County has been donated to the Perot Museum. Once catalogued into the Museum’s collections, the remarkable fossil will be preserved for scientific research and study for years to come. Click the news links above for more.
Perot Museum Paleontologist Makes
Another Dino Discovery!
Dr. Tony Fiorillo, curator of Earth Sciences at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and his team are back in Alaska’s Denali National Park this summer exploring the dinosaur tracksite they recently discovered there. The tracksite contained the footprints (and even skin and nail impressions) of thousands of hadrosaurs - or duck-billed dinosaurs - as well as tracks from various other dinosaurs, providing new insight into the lives of these fascinating animals. Click the links above to read more.
How do I love what Dallas-area museums provide for kids? If I counted the ways, I would run out of space. So you’ll have to... Read More
An exhibit highlighting Alaska dinosaurs has recently opened at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. Anthony Fiorillo is the curator of earth sciences at the museum. He spends a lot... Read More
So stop me if this has happened to you. You decide to get up in the middle of the night for some reason. You’ve got to let the cat out, check the alarm, get a drink of water, whatever. And as you’re... Read More
I am about to race a cheetah. The virtual animal blinks balefully at me from the screen on the wall. He’s not afraid... Read More
“Forceful,” “acrobatic,” “muscular,” “raw,” even “gritty” are usually the operative adjectives to describe the architecture of Thom Mayne (2013 AIA Gold Medalist) and his firm, Morphosis. Read More
You can touch a tornado, broadcast the weather and even experience an earthquake... Read More
One of my new year’s goals is increased self-awareness (whatever that actually means), so let’s start with the public admittance of a raging obsession, shall we? Here goes… Read More
By midday Monday, 116,000 visitors had passed through the Museum since its Dec. 1 opening. The Museum also sold... Read More