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[dinosaur] Call to return Berlin dinosaurs to Tanzania + Permian extinction + new "dino" stamps + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:

Tanzania's parliament members call for return of Berlin Brachiosaurus and other dinosaur skeletons; government is negotiating with Humboldt Museum for share of museum revenues and help in training  specialists


http://allafrica.com/stories/201605270221.html

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Podcast interview with Michael Benton about Permian mass extinction
Palaeocast Episode 64: When life nearly died


http://www.palaeocast.com/episode-64-when-life-nearly-died/


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Radio interview for Machairoceratops from Utah

http://upr.org/post/digging-our-prehistoric-past-new-horned-dinosaur-discovered-southern-utah


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Local angle in Washington state for Judith (Spiclypeus) dinosaur story

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article80566797.html

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New stamp series for Canadian "dinosaurs" (make that prehistoric animals!)


https://subplot.createsend.com/t/ViewEmail/r/784601E527DB3D382540EF23F30FEDED/C67FD2F38AC4859C/?tx=0&previewAll=1&print=1

https://www.canadapost.ca/shop/dinos-of-canada/p-404018145.jsf?execution=e1s1

http://canadajournal.net/science/dinosaurs-come-to-life-on-canada-post-stamps-48268-2016/

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Dinosaurs (including Rhabdodon) dug up near  Sainte-Victoire Mountain in  Provence, southern France (in French)

http://www.laprovence.com/article/edition-aix-pays-daix/3960140/les-dinosaures-ressuscitent-au-pied-de-sainte-victoire.html

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Marine reptile fossils from Seymour Island (Isla Marambio) in Antarctica at the Museo de La Plata in Argentina (in Spanish)

http://diariohoy.net/interes-general/museo-de-la-plata-presenta-avances-en-paleontologia-69238

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Non-dino but may be of interest:

Spear wounds found on mammoth carcass in Siberia

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/f233-the-smoking-gun-proving-ancient-man-killed-woolly-mammoth-45000-years-ago/


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Evidence of human fire use in South Carolina from 50,000 years ago?

http://www.newhistorian.com/evidence-manmade-fires-well-clovis-culture/6558/