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[dinosaur] Nodosaur teeth from Japan + mystery "tracks" in Australia + Petrified Forest finds + more






Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:



Nodosaur teeth found in Early Cretaceous Kitatani Formation in Japan (in Japanese)

http://www.fukuishimbun.co.jp/articles/-/261124

https://mainichi.jp/articles/20171116/k00/00e/040/001000c


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Mystery "tracks" in Australia could be from sauropod dinosaurs but date appears to be wrong (rocks currently dated as Carboniferous); with photos

http://www.greatlakesadvocate.com.au/story/5056171/tracking-down-a-dinosaur-foot-print-photos/


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Thomas Carr Interview (pt4) - Dinosaurs in Media// Research Tips and Advices

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L18k2tEe8s

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Ep 36. Lumping dinosaurs and paleo name-dropping with Nic Campione

https://insituscience.com/2017/11/14/ep-36-lumping-dinosaurs-and-paleo-name-dropping-with-nic-campione/


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Brazilian paleontology Alexander Kellner interview; he will become director of the Museu Nacional in Rio next year; with audio (in Portuguese)

http://cbn.globoradio.globo.com/especiais/ciencia-de-ponta-a-ponta/2017/11/16/AVENTURAS-E-DESCOBERTAS-PALEONTOLOGO-BRASILEIRO-JA-DESCREVEU-MAIS-DE-60-ESPECIES.htm

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Appalachiosaurus (Episode 155)

http://iknowdino.com/appalachiosaurus-episode-155/


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Collecting Fossils at Petrified Forest National Park by Burke Museum, Seattle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYcW1ZCWNdE

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Earth Notes: Scutellosaurus

http://knau.org/post/earth-notes-scutellosaurus

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New Dinosaur Gallery at COSI [Center of Science and Industry] in Columbus, Ohio, displays fossils, models, and casts with help from American Museum of Natural History; with photos (click to view galleries)

http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/11/new_dinosaur_gallery_at_cosi_i.html

http://www.dispatch.com/entertainmentlife/20171116/no-bones-about-it-cosi-display-shows-dinosaurs-really-were-early-birds


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Pteranodon comes back to ÂFossil Hall in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

http://www.journalgazette.net/entertainment/20171116/first-dinosaur-flies-back-to-museum

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Dinosaur symposium at Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Wembley, Alberta

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2017/11/15/museum-hosting-dinosaur-symposium


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Dinosaurs of Wyoming talk by Brent Breithaupt


https://www.sheridanmedia.com/news/wyomings-dinosaurs-focus-talk96457

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Problems with storing, preparing, and curating hundreds of dinosaur bones found at Morella, Spain; Instituto Valenciano de RestauraciÃn may move a lab to Morella (in Spanish)


http://www.lasprovincias.es/culturas/huesos-dinosaurio-cuidador-20171114173439-nt.html


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Museo Nacional de Historia Natural in Santiago, Chile, mounts new dinosaur exhibit "Dinosaurs, beyond Extinction," including specimens of Chilesaurus (in Spanish)


http://www.elmostrador.cl/cultura/2017/11/16/dinosaurios-sudamericanos-se-dan-cita-en-historica-exposicion-en-santiago/

http://www.mnhn.cl/613/w3-article-81359.html


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Saurier â Erfolgsmodell der Evolution [Saurians - Model of Evolutionary Success] to open at the Natural History Museum in Kassel, Germany, highlighting the beginning and long-lasting development and diversity of prehistoric reptiles in Earth's history (in German)

http://www.naturkundemuseum-kassel.de/museum/sonderausstellung/ausstellungen/Saurier-Erfolgsmodell.php

http://www.focus.de/regional/kassel/kassel-neue-sonderausstellung-saurier-erfolgsmodell-der-evolution-im-naturkundemuseum_id_7854222.html



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Experts âsize upâ age of Russiaâs first dinosaur egg find, showing evolution of birds

http://tass.com/science/975991

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More on Borealopelta

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/fort-mcmurray-dinosaur-edmonton-alberta-bloat-float-1.4383741

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More on Teratophoneus find in Utah

http://dailyutahchronicle.com/2017/11/15/nearly-complete-tyrannosaur-fossil-discovered-u-paleontologists/

https://unews.utah.edu/newly-discovered-tyrannosaur-fossil-represents-the-most-complete-found-in-the-southwestern-u-s/


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Ongoing plans to commemorate local quarry discovery site of now world-famous turtle ancestor Pappochelys "grandfather turtle" in Vellberg, Germany; a cast of the fossil needs an interactive information display for the public; local officials hope to create a tourist attraction, but so far little progress has been made (in German)

http://www.swp.de/schwaebisch_hall/lokales/schwaebisch_hall/_wo-ist-nun-die-opa-schildkroete_-24082576.html


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In Czech:

Dinosaurs had really bad luck (66 mya)

https://dinosaurusblog.com/2017/11/16/proc-prave-tam/Â

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Talk/lecture about dinosaur extinction at the K-Pg boundary in Brno Planetarium (in Czech)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u84USa6Pos



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Non-dino stuff...



Unexpected archosaur arrivals...
After report of cassowary entering house in Australia last year, crocodile drops in for home visit in Orissa, India...

http://www.orissapost.com/close-shave-for-3-as-crocodile-enters-home/

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Volcanic activity contributed to first of the "Big Five" mass extinctions


https://www.earthmagazine.org/article/volcanic-activity-contributed-first-big-five-mass-extinctions


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