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[dinosaur] Winged dinosaurs + dinosaur map + plesiosaur paleoart + Witte Museum + titanosaur model + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


Fossil Friday Roundup: February 24, 2017



http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2017/02/24/fossil-friday-roundup-february-24-2017/

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Interactive dinosaur fossil map...

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/archaeology/a25395/dinosaur-fossil-map/

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Dinosaurs Had Wings Long Before They Could Fly

https://www.inverse.com/article/28257-bird-dinosaur-flight-evolution-wings-feathers-brusatte

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https://phys.org/news/2017-02-paleontologist-path-flight-dinosaurs-straight.html


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Some Azhdarchid Pterosaurs Were Robust-Necked Top-Tier Predators


https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/tetrapod-zoology/some-azhdarchid-pterosaurs-were-robust-necked-top-tier-predators/

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Plesiosaur palaeoart: thoughts for artists 


http://markwitton-com.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/plesiosaur-palaeoart-thoughts-for.html


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Matt Celenskey, New Mexico artist, on illustrating Bulbasaurus 


http://www.ladailypost.com/content/among-our-distant-cousins-extinct-pig-turtle-tusks


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Children's dinosaur book in Swedish

http://tidningenkulturen.se/index.php/litteratur-topp/litteraturkritik/22747-litteratur-johan-egerkrans-alla-tiders-dinosaurier

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Huge life-size titanosaur model (built in Hamburg, Germany) assembly now complete outside Trelew in Argentina (in Spanish)


http://www.clarin.com/sociedad/replica-gigante-titanosaurio-ingreso-trelew_0_SJmfi5pYl.html

video

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


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Gorgetosuchus model aetosaur project nears completion


http://theappalachianonline.com/2017/02/24/aetosaur-project-nears-completion/



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Brazilian Paleontologist  Luiz Eduardo Anelli 


http://www.paleowire.com/meet-a-paleontologist-1/

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Why T. Rex Had Such Puny Arms

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/animals/a25351/why-t-rex-had-such-puny-arms/

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San Antonio's Witte Museum reopens with new displays, including dinosaurs and Quetzalcoatlus


http://www.sanantoniomag.com/March-2017/The-New-Witte/

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Taming of the Dimetrodon: Fossils can’t build museums 

(NOTE: Dimetrodon was long gone before the Great Dying, so it's stretching the symbolism a bit....)


https://www.thecrimson.com/column/quartz-crystals/article/2017/2/24/zhao-taming-of-the-dimetrodon/

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Disney's Rite of Spring animated dinosaurs


http://www.extinctblog.org/extinct/2017/2/17/walt-disneys-dinosaurs-the-story-of-the-rite-of-spring

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Best made-up dinosaur in movies...

http://spencespeakssaurian.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-greatest-dinosaur-that-never-lived.html