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[dinosaur] Fossils found by ordinary people + sauropod "mule" tracks + K-Pg impact hit plants + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

Some recent items:



Amazing fossils found (mainly) in Canada by ordinary people thrill scientists

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/amateur-fossil-discoveries-1.3591930

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Sauropod tracks in Portugal once thought to be tracks left by mule that carried Mary and Jesus

http://www.georgialifetraces.com/2016/05/25/of-sacred-mules-and-sauropod-tracks/


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Altamura municipality in Italy budgets money to acquire private property surrounding the "Valley of the Dinosaurs"  tracksite to protect and develop the area for tourism (in Italian)


http://www.altamurgia.it/index.php/articoli/turismocultura/32594-valle-dei-dinosauri-di-altamura-i-fondi-sono-confermati-si-attende-completamento-iter.html


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Dinosaur crater drill project 'success'

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36377679

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Plant fossils and why dinosaur extinction is only half the story of killer asteroid's impact

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/may/25/dinosaur-extinction-only-half-the-story-of-killer-asteroids-impact-plant-fossil

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Guided tours at Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry in Utah with Burpee Museum 

http://www.good4utah.com/news/local-news/discover-dinosaurs-in-your-backyard

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Chicago Field Museum develops digital database of fossils

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/plus/ct-field-museum-fossil-database-htmlstory.html

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