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Biggest dinosaur from Brazil + other news



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent news and blog items:

Newly found cervical vertebra from sauropod Uberabatitan could
indicate largest known dinosaur from Brazil, estimated at 22 m long/7
m tall; photos show difference in size between new specimen and
earlier fossils (in Portuguese)

http://www.jornaldeuberaba.com.br/cadernos/geral/15398/encontrado-fossil-que-pode-mudar-o-tamanho-do-maior-dinossauro-brasileiro

http://www.em.com.br/app/noticia/tecnologia/2014/08/08/interna_tecnologia,556363/fossil-e-replica-de-dinossauro-com-filhote-sao-apresentados-em-uberaba.shtml

http://g1.globo.com/minas-gerais/triangulo-mineiro/noticia/2014/08/replicas-de-maior-dinossauro-do-brasil-sao-expostas-em-uberaba.html



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Epidexipteryx model featured in dinosaur exhibit at LWL-Museum für
Naturkunde in Münster, Germany (in German)

http://www.waltroper-zeitung.de/freizeit/kultur/Ausstellung-Die-Urzeit-lebt-in-Muenster-So-kehren-die-Dinos-zurueck;art1258,1361265


http://www.wn.de/Muenster/1681746-Ausstellung-im-Naturkundemuseum-Die-Dinosaurier-kehren-zurueck

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Commercial fossil collection controversies

Commentary on issues concerning film about T. rex Sue "Dinosaur 13"

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/11016945/The-curse-of-the-8-million-dinosaur.html

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Native American perspective on removal of dinosaur fossils from Indian lands

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/03/21/after-t-rex-troubles-dinosaurs-stay-rez-154111

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Top places to visit to find fossils in the United States


http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/05/travel/best-fossil-finds/

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New Hungarosaurus fossils found at Bakony in Hungary (in Hungarian)

http://www.blikk.hu/blikk_aktualis/45-meteres-magyar-dino-2276037

http://www.kisalfold.hu/gyori_hirek/paratlan_leletek_a_bakonybol_pancelos_dinoszauruszok_es_krokodilok_eltek_megyenkhez_kozel_-_fotok/2393493/?utm_source=rssfeed

video
http://valasz.hu/itthon/megmutatjuk-a-legnagyobb-magyar-dinoszaurusz-lelohelyet-103009

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Dinosaur tracks from Svalbard

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/06/dinosaur-footprints-on-the-roof-of-the-world/

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Major Early Permian fossil site at Bromacker Quarry in Germany remains
closed to scientific excavation (in German)

http://www.tlz.de/web/zgt/leben/detail/-/specific/Saurierfundstelle-verwaist-Grabungen-am-Bromacker-ausgesetzt-344242648

Earlier discoveries at the quarry

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/wallpaper/science/photos/permian-period/paleontoligists-fossil/

http://www.stuartsumida.com/RESEARCH/Bromacker.htm



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Bird eggshell coloration controls amount of UV exposure

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/28492239