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On Exhibit posts What Fossils Reveal About T. rex Hunting Habits Researchers look to bite and scratch marks on fossilized bones to find out how T. rex hunted. June 14, 2019 On Exhibit posts What Fossilized Scat Shows About T. rex Bite Contents found in coprolites reveal what T. rex ate and how it consumed its prey. June 14, 2019 On Exhibit posts Mega-Predator T. rex Had Super Senses Find out how heightened senses allowed T. rex to rise to the top of the food chain. April 18, 2019 On Exhibit posts How T. rex Lost Its Third Claw The Museum’s T. rex was once featured three claws on its forelimbs, but today it sports only two. April 4, 2019 On Exhibit posts How Do Scientists Study Young T. rex? Scientists look to growth rates and tyrannosaur relatives for clues about what Tyrannosaurus rex was like before it grew into a mega-predator. March 18, 2019 On Exhibit posts How Did T. rex Get So Big? Everyone knows Tyrannosaurus rex was huge. But what factors helped this tyrannosaur outpace others in size and strength? March 7, 2019 On Exhibit posts Decoding the Honey Bee’s “Waggle Dance” Honey bees use a series of vibrations known as the “waggle dance” to let members of the hive know when food is nearby. June 6, 2018 On Exhibit posts What to Expect When Diving in a Submersible Unseen Oceans Curator John Sparks gives a firsthand account of diving to study biofluorescence and bioluminescence in marine fishes. May 30, 2018 On Exhibit posts Paracas Pendant Found in a mummy bundle, this artifact sheds light on an ancient South American culture. July 19, 2017 On Exhibit posts Meet the Gilded Lady New technologies allow researchers to unravel the secrets of ancient mummies, even recreating what they looked like in life. May 2, 2017 On Exhibit posts The Butterfly Conservatory: Can You Spot It? Here’s a short field guide to lepidopterans to try and find on your next trip to The Butterfly Conservatory. April 5, 2017 On Exhibit posts The Butterfly Life Cycle Explained We walk you through the winding path from egg to caterpillar to butterfly—one of the most famous transformations in the natural world. April 3, 2017
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