Dinosaur of the day Beishanlong, the “North Mountains dragon” from Gansu China.
Interview with Jessie Atterholt, assistant professor at the Western University of Health Sciences. She’s also the lead author of the new paper “The most complete enantiornithine from North America and a phylogenetic analysis of the Avisauridae.” You can follow her on Instagram @theladyanatomica or jessieatterholt.com
In dinosaur news this week:
- The smallest dinosaur footprints ever were discovered found in South Korea
- Differences in Dilong and T. rex braincases show how tyrannosaurs changed as they evolved
- The most complete North American enantiornithine, Mirarce, was found
- Brian Engh recreated the new enantiornithine on a Utahceratops
- Our holiday gift guide
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