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Theropod tooth from Japan and other news



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

Some recent news items:

Theropod tooth found near Nagasaki in Japan

In English:

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/07/08/national/meat-eating-dinos-lived-in-nagasaki/#.UdriUvm1FcQ
http://japandailypress.com/fossilized-tooth-fragments-of-carnivorous-dinosaur-discovered-in-nagasaki-0831886

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In Japanese:

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/science/news/20130708-OYT1T00734.htm?from=ylist
http://www.asahi.com/tech_science/update/0708/SEB201307080007.html


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The abstract book for the 1st Brazilian Dinosaur Symposium held back
in April is out, but it does not appear to be available online that I
can find:

http://theropoda.blogspot.com/2013/07/nuovi-scenari-per-i-theropodi.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FaJKG+%28Theropoda%29

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Paleontologists may lick rocks to decide if they are fossil bones
(fossil bones stick to the tongue because of the porous bone
surface),but they typically can't eat their specimens, reports of
dining on frozen mammoth meat being an exception (or a tall tale).
Here's a news item about some biologists who sample their subjects.

http://www.livescience.com/37900-strange-things-scientists-eat.html