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[dinosaur] Sauropod diet + horned dinosaur hunt + spinosaurs + more




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent items:


Fossil Friday Roundup: July 13, 2018


http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2018/07/13/fossil-friday-roundup-july-13-2018/


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Sauropod plant diet in high CO2 world was more nutritious than thought

https://phys.org/news/2018-07-dinosaur-dinner.html

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180713111933.htm


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Sauropodcast EPISODE 18
Hunting for Horned Dinosaurs, with guest Dr. Michael Ryan


https://www.cmnh.org/sauropodcast


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Fragments of Bone: A Partial Spinosaur Fossil Tackles Big Mysteries

http://rexmachinablog.com/2018/07/11/fragments-of-bone-spinosaurus/

Older post:

Iterations of a Theropod: An Abridged History of Spinosaurus

http://rexmachinablog.com/2018/04/27/iterations-of-a-theropod/


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Paleontological Restoration Employment Workshop in Cuena, Spain, employs graduate students to search for new dinosaurs in collection of more than 8,000 fossils recovered at Lo Hueco back in 2007 (with audio) (in Spanish)

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2018/07/10/ser_cuenca/1531215533_473335.html


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The story of how eight dinosaur fossils (7 feathered dinosaurs and one primitive bird) returned to China to be donated to the Liaoning Museum of Paleontology from private collections in France (in Chinese)

https://www.spektrum.de/rezension/buchkritik-zu-ausgestorben-um-zu-bleiben/1574520

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Gigantspinosaurus and other dinosaurs on display for "Dominating the Jurassic - I am a mighty dinosaur" exhibit in Nanjing, China, with specimens and casts from Zigong Dinosaur Museum in Sichuan (with photo galleries) (in Chinese)

http://www.chinanews.com/tp/hd2011/2018/07-13/828957.shtml

http://www.xinhuanet.com/photo/2018-07/13/c_1123124274.htm

http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2018-07-13/doc-ihfhfwmv0118072.shtml

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Ingentia (in German)

http://geohorizon.de/2018/07/13/eine-neue-gattung-und-familie-gigantischer-sauropodomorphen-aus-der-trias/


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Robert Plot's 1676 Natural History of Oxfordshire included dinosaur fossils

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/07/mysticism-and-rudely-shaped-rocks-why-17th-century-palaeontology-is-worth-revisiting


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Mosasaurs preying upon echinoids

https://timescavengers.blog/2018/07/12/mosasaurs-preying-upon-echinoids/


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Brasilestes (in Portuguese)

https://g1.globo.com/sp/ribeirao-preto-franca/noticia/primeiro-mamifero-brasileiro-viveu-na-era-dos-dinossauros-e-tinha-tamanho-de-um-gamba-diz-paleontologa-em-sp.ghtml

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Catopsalis species complicates evolution of a group of multituberculates,Â

https://phys.org/news/2018-07-million-year-old-fossils-complicate-long-held-theories.html

A Moment for Multituberculates

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2018/06/28/a-moment-for-multituberculates

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Borophagus coprolites

https://twilightbeasts.org/2018/07/11/diving-into-ancient-crap/

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Teleosaur fossils found in Taran district of Kostanay Region in Kazakhstan (in Russian)

https://almaty.tv/news/news/v-kostanayskoy-oblasti-uchyonye-obnarudgili-ostanki-drevnego-krokodila


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Hummingbirds

https://www.audubon.org/news/the-origins-hummingbirds-are-still-major-mystery



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video

Why Dinosaurs Matter - Kenneth Lacovara, at USI


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-abjKIfTDI