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[dinosaur] Preview of new Smithsonian Fossil Hall with Kirk Johnson (video) + variable growth in dinosaurs + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:



Videos:

National Museum of Natural History Director Kirk Johnson takes us behind the scenes of the new National Fossil Hall, opening in 2019. In conversation with philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.

https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianmagazine/videos/10154271596768253/


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Interview with Adam Smith about "Dinosaurs of China" exhibit in Britain


https://www.periscope.tv/w/1yNGaANBkqbGj

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Dinosaur Brains and Other Unusual Fossil Finds

https://daily.jstor.org/dinosaur-brains-and-other-unusual-fossil-finds/



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Fantastic "dueling dinosaurs" from Montana (in Czech)

https://dinosaurusblog.com/2016/12/06/uzasni-dinosauri-duelanti-z-montany/ 

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Variation in individual size and growth within a species in early dinosaurs


http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/dinosaurs-may-have-survived-extinction-events-by-having-huge-range-body-sizes-1595098



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More on Scottish tetrapods from Romer's Gap

http://www.forbes.com/sites/shaenamontanari/2016/12/07/four-legged-350-million-year-old-fossils-fill-an-evolutionary-gap/#75c65f7c321c



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John Long in Antarctica


http://indaily.com.au/news/science-and-tech/2016/12/07/unlocking-fossil-records-in-the-antarctic/

 


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Chicxulub dig (audio)



http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/12/06/dinosaur-asteroid-dig




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Eating a dinosaur (turkey) for Christmas

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/07/your-christmas-dinner-dinosaur-turkey-birds-evolution

And from 2009, Tom Holtz on the topic

https://archosaurmusings.wordpress.com/2009/11/28/guest-post-your-thanksgiving-christmas-theropod/


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