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New Hypacrosaurus skeleton found in Alberta and other news



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


A number of recent news stories that may be of interest:

New hadrosaur skeleton (Hypacrosaurus) found in Alberta

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/leduc-dinosaur-marks-alberta-s-2nd-fossil-find-in-a-month-1.2416953

In video below Edmonton TV  news announcer mispronounces "Tyrrell" as
"TIE-rell" instead of "TEER-el." I mean, mispronouncing dinosaurs is
understandable--but names of local museums??

http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/construction-crew-finds-dinosaur-fossil-near-leduc-1.1530702


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Hadrosaur prints from Guangdong Province, China

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-11/05/c_132861620.htm

See earlier DML posting with photo and illustrations:

http://dml.cmnh.org/2013Oct/msg00132.html


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Theropod slip recorded  in Oklahoma tracks

http://www.livescience.com/40936-dinosaur-slip-fossil.html

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Mongolian dinosaurs on display in Japan

Video of exhibit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb1keqFsQGc


Mounting of actual fossil bones (not casts) of Opisthocoelicaudia from
Mongolia at the Tokyo National Science Museum (type specimen found
missing neck and head) (in Japanese)

http://nationalgeographic.jp/nng/article/20131023/370294/

Additional photos of other dinosaur specimens  that are part of the
same Mongolian dinosaur exhibit, including a Velociraptor with
pterosaur bones in its stomach region, Tarbosaurus growth stages from
skulls, and Deinocheirus and Therizinosaurus arms mounted
side-by-side:

http://nationalgeographic.jp/nng/article/20131025/370702/

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Unnamed titanosaur from Tunisia featured on Italian National
Geographic website (in Italian).

Click through the  five photos to get full text of the article

http://www.nationalgeographic.it/scienza/2013/11/02/foto/titanosauri_dinosauri_scoperta-1871988/1/

NOTE: The formal article about the titanosauriform find was posted on the DML:

http://dml.cmnh.org/2013Oct/msg00145.html
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Digging up Jurassic marine reptiles in the Arctic

A recent podcast interview with Norwegian paleontologist Jorn Hurum
describes tough conditions on Svalbard Island when excavating Jurassic
marine reptiles. Local law also requires that every trace of digging
(even holes from tent pegs) be filled back in.

http://www.palaeocast.com/episode-21-marine-reptiles-of-svalbard/

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Triassic trees in ancient polar Antarctica shed leaves but also grew
like evergreens

http://www.livescience.com/40893-weird-ancient-antarctic-forests.html

GSA abstract link:

https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper231653.html

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Survival after K-Pg impact: Insects in Patagonia less affected
http://www.livescience.com/40923-patagonia-bugs-survived-killer-impact.html

GSA abstract link:
https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2013AM/webprogram/Paper230652.html