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[dinosaur] Utah tyrannosaur excavation + dreaming lizards + Yale Peabody Museum + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:

Funding sought for Utah tyrannosaur excavation (including 3 skulls)  in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

http://www.sunews.net/article.cfm?articleID=1950

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Sarmientosaurus comments

https://svpow.com/2016/04/28/enter-sarmientosaurus/

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Lizards appear to dream in their sleep, suggesting REM sleep is more ancient than thought

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/04/do-sleeping-dragons-dream

http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/snoring-lizards-reveal-sleep-predates-dinosaurs-160428.htm

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/dragons-sleep-mammals-and-birds

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Scientific Daredevils Who Made Yale's Peabody Museum a National Treasure


http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientific-daredevils-made-yales-peabody-museum-national-treasure-180958905/?no-ist



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Transitional fossils

http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2016/04/28/everything-you-need-to-know-about-transitional-fossils/#792db4fb2aa2



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Plateosaurus from Poligny in France (stated size of complete dinosaur is exaggerated) (in French)

http://www.leprogres.fr/jura/2016/04/16/retour-sur-la-decouverte-d-une-patte-de-dinosaure



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Construction of Guangdong Nanxiong Dinosaur Fossils Provincial Nature Reserve (in Chinese)

http://www.uua.cn/show-8-7398-1.html


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And some stuff sort of for kids...

Dinosaur timeline graphic (not really accurate or up-to-date in some details, unfortunately...)

http://blog.oup.com/2016/04/dinosaurs-timeline-infographic/

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Tito the titanosaur for kids (in Italian)

http://www.focusjunior.it/scopro/storia/tito--il-dinosauro-d-italia

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Dinosaur Story short animation

http://koprolitos.blogspot.com/2016/04/a-dino-story-2016.html

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Meng Chong (cute pet) dinosaur mascots created to promote Zigong Dinosaur Museum (in Chinese)


http://www.uua.cn/show-8-7397-1.html

http://finance.southcn.com/f/2016-04/28/content_146796123.htm