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uss texas

USS Texas moored near San Jacinto Park

Among the world’s remaining battleships, Texas is notable for being the first US battleship to become a permanent museum ship, the first battleship declared to be a US National Historic Landmark, and is the only remaining World War I–era dreadnought battleship. She is also noteworthy for being one of only seven remaining ships and the only remaining capital ship to have served in both World Wars.

dawn horse

June 2, 2012 – Houston Museum of Natural Science – Eohippus, (genus Hyracotherium)

Dawn Horse is a member of an extinct group of mammals that were the first known horses. Although four toes were present on the front feet and three on the hind feet, all feet were functionally three-toed, and each toe ended in a small hoof.

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