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Diplodocids on display in Singapore + Archaeopteryx as art + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A number of recent news and blog items:

New Singapore museum mounts three diplodocid skeletons from Wyoming

With photo gallery:

http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/hunt-dino-bones-museum-app

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http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore-stories/story/hunt-dino-bones-museum-app-20150428

http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/piecing-together-prehistoric-puzzle

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Theropods with podotheca on their feet

http://www.caitlinsyme.com/news-and-updates/the-rise-of-scaley-bird-legs-aka-podotheca


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Chilesaurus debut

http://theconversation.com/how-we-identified-weird-and-wonderful-jurassic-platypus-dinosaur-40858

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Photos of presentation (in Spanish)

http://www.cooperativa.cl/noticias/sociedad/ciencia/paleontologia/presentaron-oficialmente-al-chilesaurus-diegosuarezi/2015-04-28/125911.html

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Proposed law to protect replicas of fossils from Argentina from
unauthorized commercial or other duplication (in Spanish)

Ley Nacional de protección de réplicas paleontológicas en origen

http://cutralcoalinstante.com/impulsan-ley-para-proteger-fosiles-y-replicas/

http://www.lmneuquen.com.ar/noticias/2015/4/28/impulsan-una-ley-de-proteccion-de-replicas-paleontologicas_253232

https://es-es.facebook.com/grupodescartesneuquen/posts/447988368691347

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Paluxy dinosaur tracks (in Czech)

https://dinosaurusblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/neuveritelni-dinosauri-od-reky-paluxy/


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North Dakota to buy "Dakota" Edmontosaurus mummy from owner (latest
development in on-going story mentioned before)


http://www.wdaz.com/news/3733589-north-dakota-legislature-agrees-buy-dinosaur-mummy

http://history.nd.gov/exhibits/dinomummy.html


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Photographer turns photo images of Archaeopteryx fossils into artworks
(in German)

http://www.donaukurier.de/lokales/eichstaett/Eichstaett-Mit-Akribie-dem-Archaeopteryx-auf-der-Spur;art575,3046402

http://www.eichstaett.de/veranstaltungen/simon_sola_holischka-missing_l-137572-9957120/

Photos:

http://cargocollective.com/holischka/Missing-Link

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Eocyclotosaurus from New Mexico

http://www.abqjournal.com/576666/news/old-creature-gets-new-name.html

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Filling Romer's Gap


http://blogs.plos.org/paleo/2015/04/29/romers-gap-four-limbed-fish-novia-scotia/

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Video gamers in Australia help study ancient fish in 3D

http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2015/04/29/4225966.htm


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"Tyrannosaurus" statue replaces "robot" statue in on-going political
fight in Turkey (note three-fingers on supposed T. rex)

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/t-rex-statue-replaces-transformers-robot-of-ankara.aspx?pageID=238&nID=81746&NewsCatID=341