Category: Jurassic

Facewreck from the front, Sad Sack from the si…

Facewreck from the front, Sad Sack from the side.
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This Week in Dinosaur News: Simulated sauropod…

This Week in Dinosaur News: Simulated sauropod guts, dinosaur colors, and more

Pigments aren’t just in the skin. The liver is especially full of melanosomes. Retrieved from https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05148-x

Here’s what came out this week in dinosaur news:

  • A new experiment of Jurassic plant growth and sauropod digestion shows that the ecosystem could hold more dinosaurs than previously thought. source
  • A new study on fossilized melanosomes calls into…

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Compsognathus, Rod Ruth

Compsognathus, Rod Ruth

The title of World’s Smallest Dinosaur may have been taken from it, but Comsognathus is still king of the archipelago. On the tiny Tethys island where it makes its home, no other dinosaur is bigger. It scampers through the underbrush, beneath fronds swaying in sea breezes, seeking lizards, bugs, and Archaeopteryx eggs. It’s a terror to the lesser things, scrabbling and nipping, pincer jaws slipping through foliage, snapping up fat caterpillars and terrorizing ill-hidden katydids. Monsters are built on the victims’ perspective. 

cloudair: Church Rock. Utah Jurassic Sandston…

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Church Rock. Utah

Jurassic Sandstone “Church”

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Proceratosauru…

I Know Dino Podcast Episode 183 is here. Featuring an interview with Elizabeth Rega, Proceratosaurus, a new #JurassicWorld video, and much more #dinosaur goodness!

In our 183rd episode we got to speak with Elizabeth Rega, a professor of Anatomy and associate vice provost for academic development and academic affairs at Western University of Health Sciences. She’s also a consultant for the animation and gaming industries, and has worked on projects including Disney’s Dinosaur. She specializes in human and nonhuman primate anatomy. Here is her paper on…

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Ceratosaurs by TheGreatestLoverArt

Ceratosaurs by TheGreatestLoverArt

Cold mountainside spring

Delivers a brook under

Ceratosaurus.

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new megaraptoran…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new megaraptoran dinosaur in Patagonia, a new dinosaur find in Luxembourg, and more

A Megaraptor hand similar to the one Tratayenia likely sported. photo by raffaele sergi   Here’s what came out in this week’s dinosaur news: A new megaraptoran dinosaur named Tratayenia rosalesi was discovered in Patagonia Luxembourg has another dinosaur find, this time a middle Jurassic thyreophoran The Dinosaur Discovery Gallery in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia may close after losing funding…

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Metriacanthosa…

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Metriacanthosaurus (Episode 175)

In our 175th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Brandon Peecook, the Meeker Postdoctoral Fellow at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. His research focuses on the ecology of terrestrial animals from the Permian and Triassic, which includes the earliest known relatives of dinosaurs. He’s been on expeditions in Africa, Antarctica, and all around the U.S., and in 2015, he published the…

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cloudair:Science and Art within Rocks Dactyl…

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Science and Art within Rocks

Dactylioceras. Early Jurassic. Germany

Today’s doodle: Torvosaurus tanneri Ut…

Today’s doodle: Torvosaurus tanneri

Uttering a roar roughly translated, “I ain’t gon’ share NONE o’ my baby back camarasaur ribs!”

Dat dry rub though …