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[dinosaur] Nanotyrannus + South Africa dinosaur renaissance + Edmontosaurus + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent (and not so recent) items:

Nanotyrannus, the tyrannosaur that never existed

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160816-meet-nanotyrannus-the-tyrannosaur-that-never-really-existed


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Dinosaur Paleontology Renaissance In South Africa


http://www.forbes.com/sites/shaenamontanari/2016/08/17/inside-the-dinosaur-paleontology-renaissance-in-south-africa/#5fb307ffda25

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Edmontosaurus, the great American duckbill

 

http://www.eartharchives.org/articles/edmontosaurus-the-great-american-duckbill-dinosaur/


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Hadrosaur teeth

http://phys.org/news/2016-08-teeth-duck-billed-dinosaurs-dentist.html


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Podcast interview with Michael Habib



http://carasantamaria.com/podcast/michael-habib



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Bolivian dinosaur tracks


http://phys.org/news/2016-08-dinosaur-footsteps-bolivia-fossil-mecca.html


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Dinosaur Tracks of the 1980s from Victoria in Australia

http://www.georgialifetraces.com/2016/08/17/victorian-dinosaur-tracks-of-the-80s/



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Sauropod tooth from Japan discovered by father and son


http://www.eartharchives.org/articles/father-and-son-team-discover-a-dinosaur-tooth-in-japan/


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Government of Catalonia adds webpage for dinosaur  and other fossil discoveries

In Catalan

http://www.gencat.cat/culturcat/portal/site/culturacatalana/menuitem.be2bc4cc4c5aec88f94a9710b0c0e1a0/index9b64.html?vgnextoid=6ab4255cb06d6210VgnVCM1000000b0c1e0aRCRD&vgnextchannel=6ab4255cb06d6210VgnVCM1000000b0c1e0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=detall2&contentid=9dbe3b9ac1f48210VgnVCM1000008d0c1e0aRCRD


News story in Spanish

http://www.abc.es/espana/comunidad-valenciana/abci-generalitat-cataluna-localiza-restos-paises-catalanes-dinosaurios-201608171321_noticia.html

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Stegosaurs at Angeac in France (in French)


2016, Year of the Stegosaur


http://www.sudouest.fr/2016/08/16/2016-annee-du-stegosaure2017-deux-expos-et-des-projets-2469096-811.php

 

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Stegosaur tracks found 

(video in English and French)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te-_tQxQ_Hw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTqtbVN3wDo

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Stegosaur vertebrae found as well

(videos in French)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkRvdGfi6jI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijUVfjD8QsQ

possible stegosaur plate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkfj-8WDpl8

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Blog posts from Angeac dig with photos and videos (in French)

http://petitcarnetpaleo.blogspot.com/2016_08_01_archive.html

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U.S. Bureau of Land Management awards Fruita's Dinosaur Journey Museum a $50,000 grant to help ensure preservation of its prehistoric collection (with video)



http://www.westernslopenow.com/news/local-news/dinosaur-journey-receives-50000-grant-to-upgrade-fossil-collection-space



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Svalbard expedition finds omphalosaur jaw and remains along with other fossils (in Norwegian)


https://www.nrk.no/troms/har-hentet-ut-800-kilo-knokler-fra-svalbard-1.13086964


http://forskning.no/blogg/oglegraverne-2016/fjellet-blir-til-grus


http://www.nordlys.no/svalbard/forskning/arkeologi/forskere-har-hentet-ut-800-kilo-knokler-pa-svalbard/s/5-34-468433


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Whiteside Museum of Natural History in Baylor County, Texas; new fossil finds include new Dimetrodon-relative taxon not yet described (with video)



http://www.newschannel6now.com/story/32763215/holders-hideaway-the-whiteside-museum-of-natural-history



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Specimen of pareiasaurid Deltavjatia found in Kirov region vandalized before planned recovery by Vyatka Paleontological Museum; skull  left intact (in Russian)


http://permv.ru/2016/07/09/vyatskie-vandaly-unichtozhili-permskog/

 

additional specimen found


http://kirov-portal.ru/news/poslednie-novosti/na-kotelnichskom-mestorozhdenii-paleontologi-dostayut-iz-berega-vyatki-po-chastyam-ocherednoy-skelet-17116/



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Juvenile pareiasaurs found near Kotelnich on display at Kotelnich Paleontological Museum, with photos (from last March) (in Russian)

 

http://www.kotelnich.info/home/item/5372-v-kotelniche-otkrilas-unikalnaya-ekspozitsiya.html



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Dinosaur fossil preparator Zhu Songlin  at Chongqing Municipal Museum  (in Chinese)



http://www.chinanews.com/cul/2016/08-15/7972420.shtml


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Swiss adventurer Marc Progin finds large dinosaur egg  during bicycle trek across Gobi Desert in Mongolia, will go to new museum (in French)


https://www.letemps.ch/lifestyle/2016/08/16/marc-progin-lhomme-decouvert-un-oeuf-dinosaure

 


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French prehistoric animal chocolate cards: Jguanodon [sic], Megalosaurus, Nicrosaurus, paired with "equivalent" modern animals (click to expand images)


http://petitcarnetpaleo.blogspot.com/2016/08/cacao-suchard-1899.html



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Older blog on Caulodon

 

http://sauropoda.blogspot.com/2014/11/is-caulodon-synonym-of-camarasaurus.html