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Raptor dinosaurs with feathers + Dimetrodon vs. sharks + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent news and blog items:



What "raptor" dinosaurs may really have looked like in full feather array

http://markwitton-com.blogspot.com/2015/06/on-jurassic-world-and-real-raptors.html


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Depicting Dimetrodon

http://chasmosaurs.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-finback-and-shark-process-blog.html

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Study of crocodile stomach stones to be  compared with dinosaur "gastroliths"


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-25/crocodile-stomach-stones/6570194

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Tiktaalik fossil "fishapod" returned to Canada; piece accidentally broken

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/ancient-limbed-fish-fossils-return-to-canada-1.2436416

http://globalnews.ca/news/2070949/watch-researcher-snaps-piece-off-375-million-year-old-fossil/



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Hunting Triceratops bones on Montana prairie


http://dinosaurpostcards.blogspot.com/2015/06/hunting-dinosaurs-on-american-prairie.html


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Triceratops skulls compared

http://saurian.maxmediacorp.com/?p=551

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Rebbachisaurus vertebra animation

https://umorf.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/wp/gallery/vertebrate-animations/

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Chilesaurus replica on display Museum of Natural Sciences Bernardino
Rivadavia in Argentina (in Spanish)

http://www.infobae.com/2015/06/24/1737271-el-dinosaurio-mas-extrano-descubierto-ahora-esta-un-museo-la-capital-federal


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Finding a new fossil turtle species

http://www.jeremyanquetin.com/news/thehighwaythemountainsandtheturtles

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Dinosaur dig field work

http://vertpaleo.org/The-Society/blog-oldbones/Old-Bones-Blog/June-2015-(1)/Bringing-Field-Work-to-the-Public-and-the-Public-t.aspx

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TED blog interview with Nizar Ibrahim


http://blog.ted.com/the-dinosaur-hunter-ted-fellow-nizar-ibrahim-searches-for-lost-worlds/

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Stegosaurus model from Smithsonian gets new home

http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/local/2015/05/06/stegosaurus-make-new-home-ithaca/70908672/

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What night skies looked like to dinosaurs (in Czech)

https://dinosaurusblog.wordpress.com/2015/06/24/jak-vypadala-nocni-obloha-v-dobe-dinosauru/



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12-year-old finds elasmosaur bone in Alabama

http://uanews.ua.edu/2015/06/ua-led-expedition-turns-up-more-fossilized-remains/


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Paleontology in Canada

http://gimpasaura.blogspot.com/2015/06/palaeontology-in-canada.html

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Hunting dinosaurs in Canada

https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2015/06/18/hunting-for-dinosaurs-you-cant-always-get-what-you-want/


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Videos

HHMI BioInteractive Videos for classrooms


https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/hhmi-short-films

Origin of birds with Julia Clarke


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4nuWLd2ivc





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Beyond Dinosaurs 2015 on YouTube


A somewhat haphazard collection of YouTube dinosaur videos and
lectures, varying in scientific quality (including "aquatic dinosaur
theory" and living dinosaurs in Africa) and currency of information
(most are a few years old)


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0ljExa9UkbqoJ-hv1qjjUQ

Of note (but not new):

Tom Holtz lecture on Tyrannosaurus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh-5D4uX3_w

Jack Horner lecture on giant dinosaurs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_uLE6metfw

Exceptionally preserved fossils

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h_e7_Su-Nk



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Dumb hybrid dinosaur Stegoceratops cut from Jurassic World

http://whatculture.com/film/there-was-almost-another-hybrid-dinosaur-in-jurassic-world.php