The gray cubed structure pierced by a glass rectangle is a startling sight, perched alongside a busy elevated highway with no hint of what it is or what’s inside. Read More
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.
A high-tech air conditioning system won’t draw people to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science the way dinosaur fossils or an earthquake simulator will. Read More
The dinosaur hunters are back from this year’s field season in Denali National Park. Composed of researchers from Fairbanks, Japan, Korea and Texas, the team was helicoptered into wilderness in the Riley Creek area to look for footprints laid down 70 m Read More
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Long before tourists traipsed around Denali National Park there were dinosaurs, thousands of them, including a sickle-toed pack hunter who thrived in winter and big birds that may have migrated north from southern latitudes. That, anyway, is one picture o Read More
It could be argued that some of the most impressive specimens at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science are the people behind the scenes in the sort of dinosaur warehouse. Read More