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[dinosaur] T. rex skull prep begins + SUE discovery + man who discovered Patagotitan + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:




Preparation work begins on T. rex skull at Burke Museum using special rotating rack

http://www.burkemuseum.org/calendar/t-rex-live-opening-weekend  

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SUE The T. Rex Was A Last-Minute Dinosaur Discovery

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kionasmith/2017/08/12/celebrate-sue-the-t-rexs-unearthing-day/#5f118a584700


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Aurelio Fernández, ranch hand on the Mayo ranch in Argentina, found the first bones of Patagotitan in 2012 but died in 2013 before he knew their importance (in Spanish)

https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/historia-hombre-encontro-dinosaurio-grande-mundo_0_HyMCnecwZ.html


http://www.nationalgeographic.com.es/ciencia/actualidad/patagotitan-mayorum-mayor-dinosaurio-historia_11830

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The Vyatka Paleontological Museum in Kirov seeks funds to buy humidifiers to protect fossils at its Kotelnich Paleontological Museum branch from damage from humidity. The Kotelnich museum houses nearly complete specimens of pareiasaurs that were trapped in mud at the site and are well preserved, including skin  ossifications (in Russian)

http://www.interfax-russia.ru/Povoljie/news.asp?id=858571&sec=1671

For more info about the site in English

http://suminia.com/news/71/92/The-history-of-research-works-on-Kotelnich-locality.htm

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Ancient Jurassic lagoon at Solothurn in Switzerland revealed by fossils at the Naturmuseum Solothurn (in German)

https://www.solothurnerzeitung.ch/solothurn/stadt-solothurn/zu-zeiten-der-dinos-war-solothurn-eine-lagunenlandschaft-131602230


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Himalayasaurus, giant Triassic ichthyosaur (in Chinese)

http://tech.sina.com.cn/d/2017-08-11/doc-ifyixipt0983065.shtml


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