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[dinosaur] New robust Utahraptor look + Augustynolophus as state dinosaur + Messel fossil site closure + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


New, more robust Utahraptor reconstruction

http://www.skeletaldrawing.com/home/at-long-last-utahraptor



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More on new Daspletosaurus species face scales

radio interview with Thomas Carr

https://www.wgtd.org/playlist/morning-show/morning-show-033017

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http://www.livescience.com/58474-new-tyrannosaur-had-no-lips.html

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/tyrannosaur-face-touch-dinosaurs-evolution-science/


http://www.lsuhsc.edu/newsroom/Dinosaur%20Discovery.html

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/30/tyrannosaurus-rex-was-a-sensitive-lover-new-dinosaur-discovery-suggests

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Shuangbaisaurus ... a damaged Sinosaurus?

http://theropoda.blogspot.com/2017/03/shuangbaisaurus-un-sinosaurus.html



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Augustynolophus proposed as California "state dinosaur" in new bill

http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-we-didn-t-know-california-needed-an-1490831108-htmlstory.html


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Laurasian origin for dinosaurs?


http://theropoda.blogspot.com/2017/03/una-origina-laurasiatica-per-i-dinosauri.html


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I got all my rexes with me (tyrannosaur family exhibit)

https://pseudoplocephalus.com/2017/03/30/i-got-all-my-rexes-with-me/


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Biggest theropod track from Italy

http://www.ansa.it/english/news/2017/03/14/largest-two-legged-dinosaur-footprint-found_ffe9aa79-e00d-4c0a-a1eb-d83e4d0de75a.html


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Chasmosaurines from Mexico

https://luisvrey.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/the-ceratopsians-from-aldama/


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Nichollssaura plesiosaur skeleton discovery celebrated (note that the writer muddles the terms dinosaur, ichthyosaur, and plesiosaur a bit  in this story....)



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Feeding biomechanics of Late Triassic metoposaurids


https://jordimarce.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/feeding-biomechanics-of-late-triassic-metoposaurids/

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Fossil poaching


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/fossil-poachers-are-undermining-science-and-fooling-enthusiasts-a7653991.html



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Famous Eocene Messel fossil site in Germany possibly to be closed to paleontologists in a proposed moratorium on excavations (in German)


http://www.echo-online.de/lokales/darmstadt-dieburg/messel/grube-messel-grabungen-koennten-diese-saison-ausfallen_17782172.htm




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Giant fossil mammal tunnels in South America


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/03/28/paleoburrows-south-america/#.WN2dyG8rLcv