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Podcasts 10–17

Podcasts 1–9 | 10–17 | 19–27 | 28–36

Scimitar-toothed cat

10. How did this extinct cat capture its prey?


Dr. Pamela R. Owen
Senior Biodiversity Educator
Time length: 46 seconds
Transcript 10 | MP3-10

Glyptodont

11. Is this a giant armadillo?


Dr. Pamela R. Owen
Senior Biodiversity Educator
Time length: 41 seconds
Transcript 11 | MP3-11

"Xiphactinus"

12. What are the strange bones found in the belly of this fish?


Dr. Pamela R. Owen
Senior Biodiversity Educator
Time length: 41 seconds
Transcript 12 | MP3-12

Blue Topaz

13. What causes the blue color in this topaz?


Dr. Ann Molineux
NPL Collections Manager
Time length: 1 minute
Transcript 13 | MP3-13

Banded Iron

14. Where are the richest sources of iron ore in the world?


Dr. Ann Molineux
NPL Collections Manager
Time length: 1 minute 1 second
Transcript 14 | MP3-14

Texas Pterosaur

15. What is the largest flying animal ever discovered?


Dr. Edward Theriot
Director
Time length: 46 seconds
Transcript 15 | MP3-15

Amethyst Quartz Geode

16. Why are the lights so low in this display case?


Dr. Ann Molineux
NPL Collections Manager
Time length: 51 seconds
Transcript 16 | MP3-16

Beetle

17. What group of insects contains the largest number of species?


Dr. John C. Abbott
Former Curator of Entomology
Time length: 47 seconds
Transcript 17 | MP3-17