Behind the Scenes

The King of Prehistoric Kansas

Dinosaurs might have ruled the land 100 million years ago, but enormous reptiles, toothy fish and sharks owned the oceans in a vast inland sea that covered what is now Kansas.

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Panoramic History

As intricate as it is impressive, the Panorama of North American Plants and Animals is an unparalleled attraction. In fact, you could say the museum owes its existence to the taxidermied animals on display.

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Comanche Preservation

Now on display at the KU Natural History Museum, Comanche was a horse that survived the Battle of Little Big Horn.

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Renaissance Man

Using an artist's eye, KU Biodiversity Institute's Robert DePalma reconstructs dinosaurs.

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