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Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska (1925 - 2015) + dinosaur eggs vandalized in Spain + more
Some recent news and blog items:
Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska (1925 - 2015), Polish paleontologist who
worked in Mongolia, has died (March 13), just short of her 90th
birthday. She named many genera of Mesozic mammals. (in Polish and
Career and publications
Open-air dinosaur fossil site with titanosaur nests at Coll de Nargó
in Catalonia seriously vandalized (in Spanish)
With before and after images
Tyrannosaurus used its arms like grappling hooks to hold its prey for
bites from it powerful jaws.
Mary Schweitzer in a recent talk in Seattle mentioned that much of the
heavily muscled upper arm in T. rex would have been buried in flesh.
Koshisaurus, ornithopod from Japan
7-meter long Proa (iguanodont) skeleton with 70 percent original
fossil bones to be mounted for display at Dinópolis Teruel , first
original fossil skeleton to be mounted in Spain (rather than casts).
More than 12 fossil specimens of Proa have been found. (in Spanish)
Titanosaur femur found in Uberaba in Brazil (in Portuguese)
Making dinosaur models quickly with 3D printing (note pronated hands, though)
Scientific names meant as insults