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100th anniversary of first dinosaur cartoon "Gertie" + other news



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent news and blog items:


Overlooked 100th anniversary of Gertie the Dinosaur cartoon, first
character animation ever; includes a visit to "Brontosaurus" skeleton
in the American Museum of Natural History in New York (a bit murky in
the video)


http://www.scpr.org/programs/offramp/2014/10/17/39872/gertie-the-dinosaur-animation-watershed-deserved-a/


(The Turner Classic Movies Channel had a program about Winsor McCay a
few weeks ago.)

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Reports about presentations at XXX Jornadas de Paleontología de la
Sociedad Española de Paleontología (in Spanish)


http://www.fundaciondinopolis.org/index.php/congresos/275-xxx-jornadas-de-paleontologia-de-la-sociedad-espanola-de-paleontologia

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Juvenile titanosaurs

http://godzillin.blogspot.com/2014/10/ejemplares-juveniles-de-titanosaurio.html

Titanosaur osteoderms

http://godzillin.blogspot.com/2014/10/los-primeros-osteodermos-de.html


Upper Jurassic iguandontians

http://godzillin.blogspot.com/2014/10/iguanodontios-del-jurasico-superior-de.html

Post-cranial coelurosaurian theropod elements

http://godzillin.blogspot.com/2014/10/nuevos-elementos-postcraneales-de.html

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A bit more about David Attenborough's planned documentary about the
"biggest" sauropod ever found in Argentina

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-10-16/is-david-attenborough-going-to-find-the-worlds-biggest-dinosaur

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100th anniversary celebration of Carnegie Diplodocus cast at the
National Museum of Natural Sciences  (Museo Nacional de Ciencias
Naturales), in Madrid in Spain, on till next January (in Spanish)

http://www.estrelladigital.es/articulo/fotos/dippy-dinosaurio-llego-far-west/20141017194442213912.html