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[dinosaur] Tyrannosaurus brain in 3-D + Peabody Museum + Dueling Tyrannosaurs + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


 

Tyrannosaurus brain in 3-D view


https: // sketchfab.com/models/f4303dc6b9df423b809be241f2b73e04


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New Dinosaur Museum coming soon to Cañon City


http: // www.canoncitydailyrecord.com/news/canoncity-local-news/ci_29733292/new-dinosaur-museum-coming-soon-canon-city


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Hesperornis lumgairi named for David Lumgair from Manitoba, for fossils found on his farm (along with mosasaurs) 


http: // www.manitobacooperator.ca/country-crossroads/manitoba-farmer-gets-cretaceous-period-fossil-named-after-him/


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Celebrating The Peabody, Where Curiosity is Not Just Satisfied, it is Stimulated


http: // www.zip06.com/living/20160406/celebrating-the-peabody-where-curiosity-is-not-just-satisfied-it-is-stimulated


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VIDEOS


Some recent non-technical videos on dinosaurs that may be of interest:


Thagomizers


Histories | Stegosaurus


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Utah paleoenthusiast Ethan Cowgill started a video channel "The Living Past" back in 2015 at age 16.  Some dinosaur-related videos:


The story of the Tyrannosaurus specimen in the American Museum of Natural History and the one in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and Osborn's original plan for two T. rexes confronting each other...


The Dueling Tyrannosaurs


https: // www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD7EIkUJzLQ


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Dinosaurs From the Ice: Prince Creek Formation in Alaska


https: // www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4F4cxf76Xw

 

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The Dinosaur Baron (Franz Nopcsa)


https: // www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_Gx_WL2D38


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Also:


Safe Beneath Extinction


Thrinaxodon and  Broomistega  found together in an ancient burrow

 

https: // www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CSOGf2YQfQ




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Non-dinosaur, but may be of interest:


New paper on Megalictis, giant weasel-relative from Miocene of North America (in Spanish)


http: // www.abc.es/ciencia/abci-comadreja-feroz-partia-huesos-dentelladas-201604072056_noticia.html


http: // noticias.terra.com.mx/ciencia/el-antepasado-de-la-comadreja-que-parecia-un-jaguar,3babb8efa9026fa3e3a3ee8c4fd980abluk4iv5o.html



http: // www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20160407/40961876344/cientificos-hallan-un-antepasado-de-la-comadreja-que-rompia-huesos-con-los-dientes.html


In PLoS ONE: 


Valenciano A, Baskin JA, Abella J, Pérez-Ramos A, Álvarez-Sierra MÁ, Morales J, et al. (2016) Megalictis, the Bone-Crushing Giant Mustelid (Carnivora, Mustelidae, Oligobuninae) from the Early Miocene of North America. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0152430. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152430


http: // journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0152430



Video:



https: // www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv_jTvBz4Iw