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RE: Paleo news bits and refs
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Alabama tyrannosauroid
> David Schwimmer's book about Deinosuchus is out,
> called "King of the Crocodylians." He briefly discusses a
> new (but unnamed) genus of tyrannosaur from Alabama said
> to be more primitive than the western species such as
> Albertosaurus and Daspletosaurus, and shows a photo of
> foot bones (pages 126-127). The paper with Schwimmer as a
> co-author is under peer review. Any more info available
Need I have to say it? :-)
Wait. For. The. Paper.
Pretty. Darn. Soon.
(I can say this much: it passed peer review!)
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> -----Original Message-----
> Mosasaur news
> Lakumasaurus, new mosasaur from Antarctica. All I have is
> the citation. No abstract is available online.
> Novas, F.E., Fernandez, M., de Gasparini, Z.B., Lirio,
> J.M., Nunez, H.J., & Puerta P., 2002. Lakumasaurus
> antarcticus, n. gen. et sp., a new mosasaur (Reptilia,
> Squamata) from the Upper Cretaceous of
> Antarctica. AMEGHINIANA 39(2): 245-249.
> Lingham-Soliar, T. 2002. First occurrence of premaxillary
> caniniform teeth in the Varanoidea: Presence in the
> extinct mosasaur Goronyosaurus (Squamata: Mosasauridae)
> and its functional and paleoecological implications.
> Lethaia 35: 187-190.
> "Oronosaurus" specimen returned to Israel from Denmark.
> The giant mosasaur from the Negnev to be described by Per
> Christiansen and referred to informally as "Oronosaurus"
> has been returned to the national Vertebrate Paleontology
> collection in Jerusalem from Denmark after 8 years of
> preparation and study--the specimen will go on public
> display. There seems to be some confusion over which
> journal is scheduled to publish the formal description.
> One news story says it will be the Journal of Vertebrate
> Paleontology, but Per's own website says Palaeontology.
> Ancient human remains found in North Korean lava flow
> PYONGYANG, Aug. 9 (Xinhua)--Archaeologists have unearthed
> fossils of ancient humans buried deep in lava, which
> presumably date back some 300,000 years, in the
> northeastern part of the Democratic People's Republic of
> Korea (DPRK).
> This is the first case in the world where ancient human
> fossils have been found in lava, the latest issue of DPRK
> journal, Korea Today, reported. A group of experts from
> DPRK academies of sciences and social sciences and the Kim
> Il Sung University found the bone fossils of an adult
> female, a teenager and an infant in Hwadae County, North
> Hamgyong Province. The fossils include skulls, pelvis,
> thigh and bottom bones.
> DPRK scientists said the fossils, named Hwadae Man, are of
> great value in the study of birth and growth of ancient
> humans in what is today's DPRK.