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[dinosaur] Fwd: Daspletosaurus horneri + paleoart critiquing + Jurassic Harz + more




I've been trying for more than an hour to get this news-blog stuff to post to the DML. Apologies if the earlier versions show up. I'll make some more changes and see if it gets through (spam filter issues?)...

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From: Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 12:47 PM
Subject: Daspletosaurus horneri + paleoart critiquing + Jurassic Harz + more
To: dinosaur-l@usc.edu




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


Fossil Friday Roundup: March 31, 2017


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This Mesozoic Month: March 2017



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More on Daspletosaurus horneri




Jack Horner´s "frightful lizard" (in Czech)



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Tyrannosaurus specimen profile: MOR 980 (Peck’s Rex)




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Scientist-palaeoartist collaborations – what palaeontologists can, and probably should, critique when reviewing palaeoart


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Canadian paleontologists



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Jurassic Harz exhibit at the Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum [State Natural History Museum] in Braunschweig, Germany (with video and photo gallery (click to expand));  includes dinosaurs from North America (Stegosaurus, Allosaurus, Diplodocus) +  fossils from the local region: stegosaur tooth and allosauroid teeth and tracks, as well as fossils and casts of skeletons (adult and juvenile) of dwarf  sauropod Europasaurus; a one-of-a-kind baby sauropod skeleton is also on display, as well as a local Plateosaurus (in German)


There is also a guide book (in German) to the exhibit


More info and photos






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Life-size dinosaur reconstructions invade the streets of Lourinhã, Portugal,  to celebrate city as "capital dos dinossauros"; dinosaur theme park will have 120 dinosaurs (in Portuguese)





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Breakthrough in dinosaur systematics (in Czech)