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[dinosaur] Dinosaur injuries + Dinosaurs of China + digitizing K-Pg mammal teeth + oldest German tracks + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


Clumsy Dinosaur or Attack Survivor? Injuries Plagued Ancient Beast

https://www.livescience.com/60705-injured-dinosaur-broken-bones.html


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Palaeocast has visit to "Dinosaurs of China" at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, UK, with photos and podcast


http://www.palaeocast.com/dinosaurs-of-china/


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Dinosaur eggs and babies  "Tiny Titans" exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
 
http://www.courierpostonline.com/story/entertainment/2017/10/18/academy-natural-sciences-philadelphia-museum-dinosaurs-exhibit/772814001/


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Hadrosaurs eating crustaceans

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/see-food-diet/


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Jurassic allosauroids in Lusitanian Basin 

http://godzillin.blogspot.com/2017/10/el-registro-fosil-de-allosauroides-del.html

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Star Wars meets Jurassic World in artwork...

http://koprolitos.blogspot.com/2017/10/personajes-de-star-wars-lomos-de.html


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University of Wyoming Geological Museum to digitize fossil mammal teeth in collection for project called "The Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-PG) Fossil Mammal Project: Digitizing and Sharing Wyoming’s Rare Fossil Mammal Collection for Understanding Mammal Extinction and Recovery through Ecosystem Collapse"


http://www.gillettenewsrecord.com/news/wyoming/article_be1d1d26-8525-5c21-a8f9-67cd8cd1ab2f.html


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Germany's oldest tetrapod tracks (late Carboniferous) found near Bochum identified as  Ichniotherium praesidentis (also the oldest occurrence of the ichnospecies); given the pun nickname "Fährtinand“ (Fährte "track" + Ferdinand) (with video) 

https://www.waz.de/region/rhein-und-ruhr/wrg-1-1810-aufmacher-xml-id212265249.html

Official naming proclamation was on Tuesday, along with announcement of best nicknames:

http://geopark.metropoleruhr.de/geopark-ruhrgebiet/termine/fotostrecken/namenssuche-faehrtentier.html

(Discovered in 2012, with scientific mentions along with the scientific name published in 2014 and 2015. The tracks will be  prepared and fully described in the future, and then put on display at the Deutschen Bergbau-Museum Bochum.)

http://www.dggv.de/en/sections/geotop/geotop-des-monats/detail/geotop/das-geotop-des-monats-september-2017.html

http://www.schweizerbart.de/content/papers_preview/download/82741

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Ancient, lost, mountains in the Karoo reveals the secrets of massive extinction event

https://phys.org/news/2017-10-ancient-lost-mountains-karoo-reveals.html

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Giant Miocene condor named Pampagyps, although the official paper is not out yet  online for the journal (Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales)


https://tecake.in/news/science/scientists-discover-argentina-new-species-condor-30-thousand-years-39048.html

http://www.ctys.com.ar/index.php?idPage=20&idArticulo=3470

https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/hallan-restos-especie-condor-30-mil-anos-marcos-paz_0_rkOrUiQTW.html

Journal link (for the future paper)

http://revista.macn.gob.ar/ojs/index.php/RevMus/issue/view/37

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