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[dinosaur] T. rex Trix was 30 years old + Anurognathus + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:

More on Trix the T. rex mounted at the Naturalis Museum in Leiden

Researchers at Vrije Universiteit Brussel find Trix was 30 years old at death, the oldest T. rex known so far (Sue was 28 years old)

http://www.vubtoday.be/en/content/oldest-t-rex-trix-view-leiden

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3D scanning by  Valentin Vanhecke's company 4Visualization used to reconstruct Trix; company is also working on multiple Triceratops specimens for the Naturalis Museum in Leiden; Trix will go on tour and return in 2018 to new wing of Naturalis Museum to be displayed along with the mounted Triceratops fossils (in Dutch)

http://streekbladzoetermeer.nl/nieuws/valentin-print-3d-skelet-van-dinosaurus-trix-1.6394410

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Trix is a giant puzzle (in Dutch)

http://www.nationalgeographic.nl/artikel/t-rex-als-een-bouwpuzzel-infographic-van-de-dag

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Anurognathus, tiny insect-eating pterosaur

http://www.eartharchives.org/articles/anurognathus-the-tiny-jurassic-pterosaur/

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The monster from Minden

http://www.eartharchives.org/articles/wiehenvenator-albati-das-monster-von-minden/


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The largest carnivorous beasts of all time (in Czech):


https://dinosaurusblog.com/2016/09/19/nejvetsi-drave-bestie-vsech-dob/

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Microraptor as a nocturnal predator?

http://antediluviansalad.blogspot.com/2016/09/microraptor-shenanigans-part-ii-like.html

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Citing taxonomic authorities

https://svpow.com/2016/09/18/should-we-still-give-taxonomic-authorities/


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Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas at the South Florida Museum

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20160917/new-exhibit-is-for-dino-lovers

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Hadrosaur fossils found in Knefill County

http://www.drumhellermail.com/news/28936-kneehill-county-staff-uncovers-dinosaur-bones

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Dig begins to find Protorosaurus ("grandfather of the dinosaurs") fossils in Permian copper slates in Hasbergen, Germany (in German) 

http://www.noz.de/lokales/hasbergen/artikel/777203/die-ahnen-der-dinosaurier-in-hasbergens-erde#gallery&60338&0&777203

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T-Rex: A Pack of Lies theater piece in Bristol

http://www.bristol247.com/channel/culture/theatre/previews/t-rex-a-pack-of-lies-alma-tavern-theatre-bristol

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El Museo Paleontológico de Elche brings dinosaurs to hospitalized children (in Spanish)


http://www.diarioinformacion.com/elche/2016/09/19/museo-paleontologico-elche-acerca-dinosaurios/1807381.html