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Stephen Andrew Czerkas (1951-2015), paleoartist + dinosaur smuggling + Coahuila finds



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent news and blog items:

Stephen Andrew Czerkas (1951-2015), highly talented paleoartist and
sometimes controversial freelance paleontologist died of liver cancer
at 63 years old


http://theropoda.blogspot.com/2015/01/un-pensiero-su-stephen-czerkas.html

His 1992 paper about dermal spines on sauropods:

http://plesiosauria.com/pdf/Czerkas_sauropodspines.pdf

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The dirty world of dinosaur fossil smuggling and marketing, including
"Archaeoraptor"

The Million-Dollar Dinosaur Scandal by Brian Switek


http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/01/tarbosaurus_bataar_smuggling_case_dinosaur_fossil_dealers_steal_bones_from.html

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New genera from Coahuila, Mexico slated for 2015, including a dinosaur
(in Spanish)


http://www.milenio.com/tendencias/Museo_del_Desierto_de_Saltillo-dinosaurios_en_Coahuila-reptiles_en_Coahuila_0_451154942.html



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New dinosaur book (Les Dinosaures) in French for general readers by
Eric Buffetaut

http://chapitres.actualitte.com/extrait/les-dinosaures-eric-buffetaut/5761