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[dinosaur] Teaching about dinosaurs in Mongolia + T. rex in Leiden + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


Fossil Friday Roundup: September 9, 2016

http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2016/09/09/fossil-friday-roundup-september-9-2016/



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Paleontologist on a Mission to Teach Mongolians About Their Own Dinosaurs

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/Bolorsetseg-Minjin-explorer-moments-fossil-dinosaur/

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Ornithopod fossils found at Morella in Spain, said to be distinct from Mantellisaurus  and Morelladon and to resemble more Iguanodon (in Spanish)

http://www.abc.es/espana/comunidad-valenciana/abci-hallan-morella-restos-dinosaurio-hace-125-millones-anos-201609071631_noticia.html

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Diplodocus type species change petition

https://svpow.com/2016/09/08/my-comment-in-support-of-the-diplodocus-carnegii-iczn-petition/


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Update on Trix the T Rex (in English)

http://www.dutchnews.nl/features/2016/09/trix-the-t-rex-makes-her-mark-on-leiden95266/

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Video of Trix the T. rex  now mounted in Leiden (in Dutch)

https://leiden.tv/anne-schulp-trots-op-zijn-t-rex/

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Fake news stories about Tyrannosaurus on the loose in the Netherlands...

http://www.nltimes.nl/2016/09/09/tyrannosaurus-rex-trix-unveiled-leiden/

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Pawpawsaurus skull in digital 3-D

http://digimorph.org/specimens/Pawpawsaurus_campbelli/

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New Cretaceous microvertebrate site in Neuquen in Argentina includes rare amphibian remains such as frogs (in Spanish)


http://www.rionegro.com.ar/sociedad/hallan-fosiles-de-alto-valor-paleontologico-en-neuquen-MD1140097


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Eocene Food Chain in a Fossil: A snake skeleton with its prey still inside! (podcast)

http://www.pasttime.org/podcast/a-food-chain-in-a-fossil-a-single-fossil-preserves-two-predatory-events/

News:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160907082052.htm

http://www.badische-zeitung.de/deutschland-1/auf-der-suche-nach-zeugnissen-einer-welt-vor-47-millionen-jahren--126927401.html




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New book

David Shonting and Cathy Ezrailson (2017) 
Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami. The Story of the Largest Known Asteroid to Hit the Earth.
Springer International Publishing
DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-39487-9
ISBN: 978-3-319-39485-5 (Print) 978-3-319-39487-9 (Online)

http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-39487-9


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