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Re: Triassic pterosaur found in Argentina + Amphicoelias vertebra replica + other news



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Sorry, a correction----I meant "Southern Hemisphere," not "Western
Hemisphere"...

Triassic pterosaur fossil found in San Juan in Argentina, oldest in
Southern Hemisphere (in Spanish)

http://www.tiempodesanjuan.com/notas/2014/8/1/aparecio-juan-primer-reptil-volador-hemisferio-61902.asp

On Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 9:09 AM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
>
> A number of recent news stories:
>
>
> Triassic pterosaur fossil found in San Juan in Argentina, oldest in
> Western Hemisphere (in Spanish)
>
>
> http://www.tiempodesanjuan.com/notas/2014/8/1/aparecio-juan-primer-reptil-volador-hemisferio-61902.asp
>
>
> ***
>
> Ken Carpenter reconstructs 9 ft replica of vertebra from Cope's
> Amphicoelias fragillimus at Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge
> Field Office in Colorado
>
> http://www.chaffeecountytimes.com/community/article_da26f3a0-19b1-11e4-af14-001a4bcf6878.html
>
> ***
>
> Cretaceous baurusuchid skull discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil (click
> on photo) (in Portuguese)
>
>
> http://brasil.elpais.com/brasil/2014/08/01/sociedad/1406913218_957733.html
>
> ***
>
> New study season begins at Beach of the Pterosaurs  at Crayssac,
> France; follow up to discovery of rhamphorhynchid tracks last summer
> (in French)
>
> http://www.laviequercynoise.fr/les-fouilleurs-ont-reinvesti-le-site-de-la-plage-aux-pterosaures-de-crayssac-16582.html
>
> ****
>
>
> Biggest fossil Cretaceous shark (Squalicorax) on display at Canadian
> Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden in Manitoba, Canada
>
> http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/crow-shark-fossil-believed-to-be-world-s-largest-found-in-manitoba-1.2725575
>
>
> http://www.torontosun.com/2014/08/01/giant-shark-fossil-was-in-museums-storage-since-1975
>
> ****
>
> Giant Eocene penguin from Antarctica
>
>
> http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25990-extinct-mega-penguin-was-tallest-and-heaviest-ever.html#.U9v4MfldXTq
>
>
> ****
> Living "reptile" species surpass 10,000 and beat birds
>
> http://phys.org/news/2014-08-reptile-database-surpasses-species.html
>
>
> http://www.reptile-database.org/
>
> http://www.reptile-database.org/db-info/taxa.html#C8