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[dinosaur] Hatcher the Triceratops + theropod teeth from Alberta + first mammals + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


The story of Hatcher...
This Triceratops is a Smithsonian icon. Now he’ll be fed to a T. rex.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/03/01/this-triceratops-is-a-smithsonian-icon-now-hell-be-fed-to-a-t-rex/?utm_term=.41cd9ed2cc8e


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Pycnonemosaurus, the king of the abelisaurids is Brazilian
 (now in English)

http://agencia.fapesp.br/the_king_of_the_abelisaurids_is_brazilian/24848/



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New videos:

Morphology, Disparity, and Evolution of Theropod Teeth in the Late Cretaceous in Alberta
Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Series 2017

Derek Larson, Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, explains how the morphology of non-avian theropod teeth can be examined both within a single formation to recognize patterns of evolution and across formations to examine changes in morphology through time.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJh0Izvw2DM

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[Carnivorous dinosaurs from yesterday to today]

Ronan Allain:  Les dinosaures carnivores d’hier à aujourd’hui (in French)
Espace des sciences 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaLYas9AGek


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Basal Dinosauromorpha in the Lori tree

http://theropoddatabase.blogspot.com/2017/03/basal-dinosauromorpha-in-lori-tree.html

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Preschoolers helping to adopt a dinosaur one bone at a time



http://nbc4i.com/2017/02/28/preschoolers-helping-to-adopt-a-dinosaur-one-bone-at-a-time/


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Gigantic Mule from Portugal (in Czech)


https://dinosaurusblog.com/2017/02/28/giganticky-oslik-z-portugalska/



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Danielle Dufault: Illustrations that Bring the Past Back to Life!

 

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/blog/illustrations-that-bring-the-past-back-to-life

 

 

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Yangchuanosaurus to be featured on stamp in China as part of special series of postage stamps of Chinese dinosaurs to be released in May (in Chinese)



http://www.uua.cn/show-8-7920-1.html


http://collection.sina.com.cn/zwyp/2017-03-01/doc-ifyavvsh7361831.shtml



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Fossil Focus: The First Mammals



http://www.palaeontologyonline.com/articles/2017/fossil-focus-first-mammals/


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Researchers puzzle over Southern Nevada tracks that predate dinosaurs


http://www.rgj.com/story/news/2017/03/01/researchers-puzzle-southern-nevada-tracks-predate-dinosaurs/98569534/


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And now, for something completely different...


4 billion years: World's oldest fossils unearthed

https://phys.org/news/2017-03-world-oldest-fossils-unearthed.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/03/01/oldest-fossil-ever-found-earth-shows-alien-life-mars-likely/

but...

Controversy over Nature magazine claims world's oldest fossils have been found

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/controversy-breaks-out-over-claims-that-worlds-oldest-fossils-have-been-found-20170301-gunu0j.html