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International dinosaur news stories



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

For fun, a few recent items of international dinosaur news from
different parts of the world:


Spanish

Article about reconstructing appearance of dinosaurs; with a video of Oviraptor:

http://www.abc.es/20120424/ciencia/abci-este-autentico-aspecto-dinosaurios-201204232026.html

Project to study Concavenator:

http://www.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=1152652

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French

Local man in Louplande, Sarthe, western France, finds ornithopod toe
bone while digging up his garden:

http://www.ouest-france.fr/actu/actuDet_-Il-est-tombe-sur-un-os-de-dinosaure-_3636-2070163_actu.Htm?xtor=RSS-4&utm_source=RSS_MVI_ouest-france&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS

(Doesn't every kid have a fantasy about digging up a dinosaur bone in
his/her own yard?)
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German

Sauriermuseum in Aathal, Switzerland, Director Hans-Jakob Siber, at
69, describes sleeping with coyotes and rattlesnakes in his younger
days to excavate  bones of an Allosaurus in Wyoming; with video of
installation of 2 models of Turiasaurus outside the museum

http://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/schweiz/fuer-neue-dino-skelette-schlaeft-er-bei-den-kojoten-124160589

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Chinese

A Cretaceous-age nest of 22 theropod eggs, some with embryos, found in
Zhucheng, Shandong Province, China. The find was made in 1988 but not
studied until now. With a photo.
The eggs are 15-19 cm long, 7-9 cm wide, with shells about 2 mm thick.

http://tech.qq.com/a/20120425/000150.htm