Less than two years after announcing the discovery of a new species of dinosaur in Alaska’s North Slope, paleontologists from thePerot Museum of Nature and Sciencein Dallas have uncovered a juvenile specimen that came from the same hole in the ground. Read 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.
PATRIOTIC ART At the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, kids 5 and younger, with an adult companion, can make a Fourth of July collage with various art materials in Art Lab in the Moody Family Children’s Museum. Read More
Like Flat Stanley, the Perot Museum is a great place to start kids on their museum quest. Currently on display is Plastiki, a 60-foot catamaran made of 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles. Read More
A new exhibit has opened for the summer at the Perot Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas. It is called Recycle Reef, and the highlight of the display is a large reef — similar to a coral reef — made entirely of donated recyclables. Read More
A new specimen attributable to an immature individual of Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum (Dinosauria, Ceratopsidae) from the Kikak-Tegoseak Quarry in northern Alaska preserves a mix of features that provides refinement to the sequence of ontogenetic stages and Read More
One hole in the ground of Alaska has revealed a second great surprise. Paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas have uncovered a baby dinosaur in the same spot they uncovered a new species of dinosaur years ago. Read More
Officials for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science have touted their green goals from the moment the building was announced, so as the museum moves into its first summer, it's no surprise they're showcasing even more green features. The latest offering Read More
Families can use recyclable materials to sculpt creations that they can take home or add to “Recycle Reef,” the Perot Museum’s temporary summer exhibit, presented by Gold Metal Recyclers and supported by VHA. Read More
While kids and their parents trudged out of the Dallas sticky heat and into the much cooler Perot Museum of Nature and Science on Thursday afternoon, museum officials couldn’t have asked for a better backdrop to announce their showcase summer exhibit. Read More
Visitors of all ages can check out a portable planetarium that demonstrates the planets and the stars, make recycled rockets with Oil and Cotton, participate in hands-on space experiments and enjoy an “Intergalactic” story time... Read More