The Extreme Mammals exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science showcases bizarre creatures - both living and extinct.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The collection of dead critters helps researchers understand the coming changes to Rocky Mountain ecosystems.
To teach kids complex thought, inventor Erik Schweikardt starts with a simple set of blocks.
Comings And Goings Of Pot Taxes, Darryl Glenn's RNC Speech, Buying An Entire Town, Genesis Of Turtle Shells
Some people think the state is "swimming" in pot revenue, but it's not, according to the Colorado Fiscal Institute. A look into what comes in and where it goes. An excerpt of Darryl Glenn's Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention. Glenn is running for U.S. Senate in Colorado. A man posted an ad on Craigslist to sell a ghost town east of Denver. But who would buy an entire town? The owner of Hillside, Colorado shares his motivation. A researcher at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science explains the surprising reason why turtles grew shells. And an "immersive theater experience" in Denver.
It turns out that turtles didn’t evolve their shells to protect themselves.
Bruce Schumacher and a colleague discovered the fossil.. Now it's part if the collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
The museum's board approved the change in November. Openly carrying firearms is still prohibited at the museum.
The museum says it feels an ethical obligation to bring some of the human remains held in its collection to a final resting place.
"Desert Islands," a travelogue by popular ornithologist and former Denver Museum of Nature & Science director Alfred Bailey, includes rare footage of a Pacific Ocean island.
Artist Kent Ullberg spent two years working with scientists to create the bronze sculpture, which weighs more than 5,000 pounds, for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.