Behind the Scenes: HMNS Hall of Paleontology
They say Jurassic Park is fictional, but did you know that dinosaurs arent actually extinct? Theyve evolved into birds, says David Temple, associate curator of paleontology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, speaking to us from a dig site in north Texas. Hell be back in town to lead the Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the museums Hall of Paleontology, talking about the interesting and weird stuff that isnt written on the halls exhibit labels. Whether its about how the dinos pooped or the variety of dino teeth structures or even dinosaur sex (that had to be loud), Temple will keep it lively and interactive, changing the tour depending on the groups interests. He compares the event to VH1s Behind the Music and MTVs Pop Up Video, where they tell you interesting, sometimes scandalous insider info. Except, of course, Temple will be talking about skeletal remains, and VH1 talks about, ah, musical skeletal remains.
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