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[dinosaur] Spinosaur find in Spain + ReBecca Hunt-Foster at Dinosaur National Monument + Alaska dinosaurs + more+




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:



Possible spinosaur skeleton found near Igea in La Rioja, Spain (with video) (in Spanish)


http://www.larioja.com/culturas/descubren-esqueleto-dinosaurio-20180710000233-ntvo.html


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Enormous theropod from Asturias, Spain (in Spanish)

Un enorme terÃpodo del JurÃsico superior

http://www.aragosaurus.com/?seccion=news_full&id=1723

https://fundaciondinosaurioscyl.blogspot.com/2018/07/hallan-en-asturias-restos-de-los.html

http://www.museojurasicoasturias.com/index.php?lnk=10&id=292

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Feathered dinosaurs (Archaeopteryx) land in Frankfurt for special exhibit as part of 200-year anniversary of the Senckenberg museum (video with animations of Archaeopteryx)Â (in German)


http://www.1730live.de/beitrag8-126/



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Not yet mentioned as a news story (it's been on Twitter since June 28, but I couldn't find an official National Park Service press release):

ReBecca Hunt-Foster hired as new paleontologist for Dinosaur National Monument (Dan Chure recently retired) and is moving to Vernal from Moab, Utah, to start job in August. Congratulations to ReBecca!

http://www.moabtimes.com/view/full_story/27582115/article-Museum-director-moves-on-Facility-faces-promising-future-as-Foster-and-family-move-to-Vernal-?instance=home_news_2nd_left


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Jackson School of Geosciences challenges perceptions about T.rex

http://dailytexanonline.com/2018/07/09/jackson-school-of-geosciences-challenges-the-truth-about-trex


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Was T. rex the largest known theropod? (in Czech)Â


Âhttps://technet.idnes.cz/tyranosaurus-rex-dravy-dinosaurus-d64-/veda.aspx?c=A171116_110940_veda_vse


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T. rex could swallow you, but not stick out its tongue (in Czech)

https://technet.idnes.cz/t-rex-dinosaurus-jazyk-07o-/veda.aspx?c=A180704_143128_veda_mlaÂ

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Fossil of 'first giant' dinosaur discovered in Argentina

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-44744153

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/long-necked-dinosaurs-grew-be-giants-more-ways-one


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Plans to protect "Valley of the Dinosaurs" natural monument site in Sousa, Brazil, with one of the biggest concentrations of dinosaur fossils in Latin America (in Portuguese)

https://g1.globo.com/pb/paraiba/noticia/justica-federal-na-pb-homologa-tac-para-garantir-protecao-do-vale-dos-dinossauros.ghtml

https://www2.pbagora.com.br/noticia/paraiba/20180706140044/jf-da-pbhomologa-tac-para-garantir-protecao-do-vale-dos-dinossauros



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additional info...

Mongolian Institute of Paleontology & Geology and The Explorers Club Hong Kong Pioneer New Technology for Exploration, Announce Significant Findings, Potentially New Species



https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/07/11/1536107/0/en/Mongolian-Institute-of-Paleontology-Geology-and-The-Explorers-Club-Hong-Kong-Pioneer-New-Technology-for-Exploration-Announce-Significant-Findings-Potentially-New-Species.html


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Many Paleontologists Today Are Part Of The 'Jurassic Park' Generation

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/10/627782777/many-paleontologists-today-are-part-of-the-jurassic-park-generation


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Major Connecticut Fossil Collection Gifted to Bruce Museum

https://www.greenwichsentinel.com/2018/07/10/major-connecticut-fossil-collection-gifted-to-bruce-museum/

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Joggins Fossil Centre in Nova Scotia celebrates 10 years

http://www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/news/fossil-cliffs-forging-into-the-future-225329/


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Expedition to search for new fossils of Triassic temnospondyl Wetlugasaurus in Kostroma Region of Russia (in Russian)

http://portal-kultura.ru/articles/country/211985-v-poiskakh-kostromskogo-krokodila/

https://kostroma.today/ekspediciya-nachinaet-pod-kostromoj-rozysk-dinozavra-doyurskogo-perioda/

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Early Primates Groomed with Claws
Fossils found in Wyoming help refine our understanding of when early primates switched claws for nails

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/early-primates-groomed-with-claws/

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Dear Hollywood, Can We PLEASE Stop Killing Off All the Herbivores in Dinosaur Movies?


https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/Why-Do-Herbivores-Always-Die-Dinosaur-Movies-45027974


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videos:

Dinosaurs of Darkness: The latest on Alaskaâs dinosaur research
Patrick Druckenmiller
UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning

66 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYynfT3lO7I


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When Insects First Flew
PBS Eons


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QMcXEj7IT0