Morian Hall of Paleontology : A Photo Tour

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Me and my hubby spent our anniversary weekend at Houston, Texas. One of the highlights of our trip was seeing real fossilized dinosaurs. Like seriously?! 

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

These awesome giants can be found at Houston Museum of Natural Science. To find out more about this museum you may want to check out their link here: HMNS for pricing and operation hours.

FOSSILIZED DINOSAURS

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

Remember the velociraptor from Jurassic Park? Apparently it was modeled after the raptor above.

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

You can also pet some fossilized dinosaur skin inside the hall.

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

Other Fossilized Animals and Plant Life

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

Above is a fossilized giant armadillo while the photo below is a fossilized giant bear.

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog
Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

The photo above looks like a man made wall art but it's really fossilized water lilies.

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

I find the photo above of a fossilized horseshoe crab to be fascinating because it was fossilized together with it's tracks. How cool is that?

Morian Hall of Paleontology Houston Texas Travel Blog

These things seem to be locked in mortal action not knowing that death had already taken over their life to the next.

To find out more about our day trip to Houston, Texas check out my previous post Houston Trip Highlights.



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