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Jurassic World: popcorn vs. paleontology + water reptiles + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


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100 years of  evolution of movie dinosaurs


http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/06/11/evolution_of_movie_dinosaurs_supercut_cinema_s_prehistoric_creatures_from.html

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Popcorn vs. Paleontology

Paleontologists take on Jurassic World

Tom Holtz

https://soundcloud.com/primediabroadcasting/dinosaurs-are-the-movies-wrong

http://www.robotbutt.com/2015/06/12/an-interview-with-thomas-r-holtz-dinosaur-rock-star/

Darren Naish

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/11/opinions/naish-jurassic-world-missed-opportunity/index.html

Francois Therrien

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/jurassic-world-has-royal-tyrrell-paleontologist-dreaming-up-scariest-dinosaur-hybrid-1.3110450

Nizar Ibrahim

http://sciencelife.uchospitals.edu/2015/06/12/living-in-a-jurassic-world-qa-with-nizar-ibrahim/

Kirk Johnson and Matthew Carrano

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/06/12/two-smithsonian-paleontologists-review-jurassic-world/

Daniel Barta

http://www.mtv.com/news/2184283/jurassic-world-accurate/

Matt Lamanna

http://triblive.com/aande/movies/8533790-74/says-lamanna-dinosaurs#axzz3cs7i7XSx

Steve Brusatte

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2015-06/10/jurassic-world-dinosaur-expert

Jim Kirkland

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/paleontologists-give-jurassic-world-thumbs-down/
Pascal Godefroit (video) (in French)

http://www.lalibre.be/video/jurassic-world-vu-par-le-paleontologue-pascal-godefroit-5575bfc1357032756272f539

Luiz Eduardo Anelli (in Portuguese)

http://revistagalileu.globo.com/Cultura/Cinema/noticia/2015/06/perguntamos-um-paleontologo-o-que-ele-acha-de-jurassic-world.html

Hans Jakob Siber (in German)

http://www.derbund.ch/kultur/kino/Die-Aufnahmen-sind-fantastisch/story/10840225

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And some non-paleontologists

http://www.tor.com/2015/06/03/how-to-train-your-velociraptor/

http://io9.com/yes-jurassic-parks-bad-dinosaur-science-still-matters-1710655652

http://www.wired.com/2015/06/whats-wrong-flying-pterosaurs-jurassic-world/

http://thedailyorbit.com/the-dinosaurs-that-arent-actually-dinosaurs-of-jurassic-world-mosasaurs-and-pterosaurs-061115/

http://theconversation.com/jurassic-world-if-you-make-a-monster-it-will-always-bite-back-42481

http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2015/06/12/4253274.htm

(in Portuguese)

http://www.jornalfloripa.com.br/emcimadahora/site/?p=noticias_ver&id=9199


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Gallery of old American Museum of Natural History mounts

http://time.com/3863595/original-jurassic-world/

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Not all ancient reptiles were dinosaurs: student explainer

https://student.societyforscience.org/article/that%E2%80%99s-no-dino

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North Dakota dinosaur digs

http://www.kfyrtv.com/home/headlines/North-Dakotas-Prehistoric-Times-Come-Alive-This-Summer-307077551.html

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More UK dinosaur celebrations

http://dinofest2015.co.uk/

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Last American Dinosaurs exhibit for kids

http://nmnh.typepad.com/100years/2015/06/5-dino-mite-tips-for-taking-kids-to-visit-the-last-american-dinosaurs.html

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Giant water reptiles

http://antediluviansalad.blogspot.com/2015/06/plesiosaur-machinations-x-senior-water.html

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How paleontologists work (in Chinese)

http://tech.sina.com.cn/d/c/2015-06-10/doc-ifvmvrch0587687.shtml



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Leedsichthys (in Czech)

https://dinosaurusblog.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/nejvetsi-ryba-vsech-dob/