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Re: Biggest Apatosaurus femur found in Colorado and other news



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


More about giant Apatosaurus femur find in Colorado, compared to
Oklahoma giant Apatosaurus

http://observationdeck.io9.com/dinosaur-dig-volunteer-makes-a-big-find-1593620336


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Additional news stories

Utah Dinosaur National Monument "wall of bones” mapped in digital detail

http://upr.org/post/dino-goes-digital-scientists-map-wall-bones

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Dinosaurs built for combat (photo gallery)

http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/dinos-built-for-combat-photos-140620.htm


On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
>
>
> Some recent news items:
>
> Apatosaurus femur 6 ft. 7 in. long found in Mygatt-Moore Quarry in
> Colorado  (with video)
>
> http://www.krextv.com/story/largest-femur-dinosaur-bone-found-in-the-grand-valley-20140619
>
> https://www.facebook.com/DinosaurJourney
>
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>
> First vertebrate fossils from Cretaceous found in Cuba (in Spanish)
>
> http://www.ain.cu/ciencia-y-tecnologia/2011-reporta-cuba-sus-primeros-fosiles-del-periodo-cretacico
>
> http://www.radiorebelde.cu/noticia/reporta-cuba-sus-primeros-fosiles-periodo-cretacico-20140618/
>
> English-language news story version:
>
> http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=225260
>
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>
>
> Historic Mantellisaurus (Iguanodon) cast on display in Maidstone Museum
>
> http://www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk/news/221/
>
> http://www.culture24.org.uk/science-and-nature/dinosaurs-and-fossils/art483520-Victorian-fossil-bones-of-dinosaur-Iggy-the-Iguanadon-go-back-on-display-at-Maidstone-Museum
>
>
>
> Real bones went on display in London last year (already posted last year)
>
> http://www.kentnews.co.uk/leisure/crowds_continue_to_visit_natural_history_museum_s_maidstone_dinosaur_1_2009315
>
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>
> Chinese students not opting for paleontology as career despite China's
> wealth of fossils
>
>
>
> http://qz.com/222734/in-china-paleontology-is-going-the-way-of-the-dinosaur/
>
>
>
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>
>
> On the lighter side...
>
> A project in the town of Frick in Switzerland (home of the
> Sauriermuseum Frick, with a major collection of Plateosaurus fossils)
> created 37 painted wooden benches with a dinosaur theme (clearly based
> on Plateosaurus). Schools and individuals painted and decorated the
> benches, which were built by a local carpentry company. The benches
> will be auctioned to raise funds for the Sauriermuseum in August at a
> local festival. The winning version was announced June 18 and was
> created by Primary School Class 2b, depicting erupting volcanoes (a
> favorite dinosaur accessory in kids' imaginations worldwide it seems)
> and a dinosaur nest threatened by a snake. A few of the  benches were
> vandalized, however.
>
> (in German)
>
> http://www.solothurnerzeitung.ch/aargau/fricktal/bruetender-dinosaurier-das-ist-die-schoenste-dino-bank-in-frick-128098200
>
> http://www.solothurnerzeitung.ch/aargau/fricktal/schon-mal-auf-einem-dino-gesessen-in-frick-ist-das-moeglich-127984273
>
>
>
> Website for Sauriermuseum Frick:
>
> http://www.sauriermuseum-frick.ch/