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[dinosaur] Hesperosaurus on display in Japan + Yehuecauhceratops debut + Gobi dinosaurs + See-Through Dinosaur Skull project + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:

Fossil Friday Roundup: February 10, 2017

http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2017/02/10/fossil-friday-roundup-february-10-2017/


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From prairie to Gobi in search of dinosaurs

guest blog post from paleontologist Victoria Arbour,

https://mongoliandinosaurs.org/from-prairie-to-gobi-in-search-of-dinosaurs/


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Hesperosaurus skeleton goes on display at Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum  in Japan

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/multimedia/2017/02/01/images/a-new-home/

http://kyodonews.net/news/2017/02/01/98655

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From last year but not yet mentioned...

Abstracts from 2016 Palaeontological Society of Japan meeting with Dinosaur Reproduction symposium material in English

http://igcp608.sci.ibaraki.ac.jp/?id=5



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See-Through Dinosaur Skull project at Berkeley seeks crowdfunding

https://crowdfund.berkeley.edu/project/3822

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Plateosaurus

http://prehistoricbeastoftheweek.blogspot.com/2017/02/plateosaurus-beast-of-week.html

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"Jurassic Harz" exhibit in Braunschweig, Germany, to feature a specimen of Plateosaurus  from Halberstadt (mounted in a museum there in 1959),  remounted in a more accurate  modern pose; the exhibit will also feature the Jurassic diplodocid "Arapahoe" from Wyoming (on tour from the Sauriermuseum Aathal) (in German)  


http://www.volksstimme.de/lokal/halberstadt/saurier-als-leihgabe-knochen-fuer-jurassic-harz


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Dippy dismantled for UK tour

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/38931313

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Museum at Prairiefire in Kansas opens "The World’s Largest Dinosaur" sauropod exhibit; Mark Norell explains sauropod biology...

http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article131834979.html


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Yehuecauhceratops makes official scientific debut in Mexico (in Spanish)

http://www.milenio.com/cultura/museo_del_desierto-yehuecauhceratops_mudei-dinosaurios_coahuila-milenio_0_900510055.html


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Palaeoart Memes and the Unspoken Status Quo in Palaeontological Popularisation


https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/tetrapod-zoology/palaeoart-memes-and-the-unspoken-status-quo-in-palaeontological-popularisation/


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150 things about Canadian palaeontology, an introduction....


https://gimpasaura.wordpress.com/2017/02/10/150-things-about-canadian-palaeontology-an-intro-fossilfriday/

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Video from  Museo de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad de Zaragoza in Spain:

Treading like dinosaurs in the Rio Martin cultural park (in Spanish) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzkHKDtyZ8c

http://www.aragonuniversidad.es/universidad/el-museo-de-ciencias-naturales-edita-tres-videos-de-divulgacion-sobre-la-paleontologia-aragonesa/

Other recent videos by the university include Cambrian fossils and cave fossils 

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How do we know what prehistoric animals ate?

http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/Blog/Old-Bones-SVP-s-Blog/February-2017/How-Do-We-Know-What-Prehistoric-Animals-Ate.aspx