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[dinosaur] Junornis + Dimetrodon posture + end-Cretaceous dinosaur tracks in Argentina + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com



Some recent items:



Fossil Friday Roundup: October 13, 2017


http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2017/10/13/fossil-friday-roundup-october-13-2017


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Junornis "beautiful bird"

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/paleo-profile-the-beautiful-bird/

https://paleonerdish.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/junornis-houi-and-the-evolution-of-flight/


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Dinosaur tracks  recently  found in Quebrada de Humahuaca in Argentina include sauropods, theropods, and birds,  as  well as hadrosaurs, and date from very end of Cretaceous 66 million years ago (in Spanish)


http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2071003-hallan-en-la-quebrada-de-humahuaca-huellas-de-dinosaurios-de-hace-66-millones-de-anos


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Correcting Dimetrodon's posture


https://www.newscientist.com/article/2150271-weve-drawn-iconic-sail-wearing-dimetrodon-wrong-for-100-years/


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New Zealand Mesozoic marine reptile fossils

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11932632


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School kids nickname Thornton Triceratops "Tiny"

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/introducing-tiny-the-triceratops-school-kids-choose-name-for-thornton-dinosaur-fossil

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Giant kitty Felix vs. T. rex Sue in Chicago

http://www.chicagomag.com/arts-culture/October-2017/Michael-Darling/


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non-dino

Fanged kangaroos

https://phys.org/news/2017-10-fanged-kangaroo-extinction.html



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Looking for injured  and crippled Smilodon bones

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/surgeon-aims-diagnose-deformities-extinct-saber-toothed-cats


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The woman who dates Hobbits and giant apes

https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/kira-westaway-the-woman-who-dates-hobbits-and-giant-apes





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Videos


Paleontological Power Couple Finds Dinosaur Fossils in British Columbia | Still Standing


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S548oR0Ouvw


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CSI for Fossils -- Taphonomy and how fossil form (Eromanga Sea)


Caitlin Syme TEDxUQ from University of Queensland in Australia


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZjaq1UnQ9k



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Liopleurodon head model


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




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