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[dinosaur] Protecting Utah fossil sites + giant birds + Deltasuchus + Giraffatitan + videos + more





Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


SVP on protecting Utah fossil sites


http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/SVP-Paleo-News/Grand-Staircase-Escalante-and-Bears-Ears-National.aspx

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An Inordinate Fondness for Giant Birds

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/an-inordinate-fondness-for-giant-birds/



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Dinosaur-eating crocodiles [Deltasuchus] once roamed here. Now it’s an Arlington neighborhood (with video)

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/arlington/article181614746.html


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Dinosaurs take over Big Bend at fossil exhibit


http://www.mysanantonio.com/lifestyle/travel-outdoors/article/Dinosaurs-take-over-Big-Bend-at-fossil-exhibit-12312234.php



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To whom does the biggest dinosaur really belong? The controversial history of the Berlin Giraffatitan [Brachiosaurus] specimen, collected during colonial times and now claimed by Tanzania. A technical publication on the specimen, based on recent work when the fossils were painstakingly conserved and remounted,  is due to be published in 2018. (in German)




http://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/kultur/Wem-gehoert-der-groesste-Dinosaurier-wirklich-id43057101.html



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Luxembourg plesiosaur (Microcleidus  melusinae)


in German


http://www.tageblatt.lu/headlines/saurierfund-in-luxemburg-ist-neue-art/comment-page-1/

in French

http://www.lessentiel.lu/fr/luxembourg/story/13374196

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Archosaurs vs. synapsids in Permian of Russia, tales told in coprolites (in Russian)


http://paleonews.ru/colum/994-coprotooth


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A bit off the beaten path...

Argentine farmer mistakes glyptodont armor for giant dinosaur egg (in Spanish)


https://www.lagranepoca.com/ciencia-y-tecnologia/197838-argentino-penso-que-era-un-huevo-de-dinosaurio-es-el-caparazon-de-un-mamifero-de-hace-10000-anos.html

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Island in Denmark has shape of T. rex head (in Danish)



https://www.bt.dk/danmark/det-har-du-aldrig-lagt-maerke-til-foer-dansk-oe-ligner-en-dinosaurus

 


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Some recent videos:


WN@TL - Shaking the Dinosaur Family Tree with David Lovelace (talk 2017.07.05)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z-DAHclZpM



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10-on-10: The Chronicle of Evolution - John Long

The evolution of sex [starting with fish]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbg1YbEjUHk

 


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Nizar Ibrahim, Ph.D. – Paleontology, Discovering Large Dinosaur Bones in Africa

USA Science & Engineering Festival

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPYBVzif3RY


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Phil Bell, Lightning Claw theropod


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om-_boWc2Qw


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Feathering Utahraptors: the Real Stars of Jurassic Park - Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

Utah Friends of Paleontology UFOP


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL9R8cr4Qg8



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NEO: Dinosaur Skin Impression Preserved in Rock at palaeontological site of Fumanya,

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (in English)



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

 



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Psittacosaurus sibiricus - Duplicating a dinosaur skeleton via 3D printing



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LRc_ACXIHU


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