Category: Jurassic

Allosaurus and Dryosaurus by c-gerisch

Allosaurus and Dryosaurus by c-gerisch

There’s no such thing as luck in the Jurassic, but still—leaping as the predator lunges so that one’s body is tossed over the other’s back is a remarkable and fortunate coincidence. 

Whether coincidences remain in favor of the dryosaur after it hits the dust has yet to be seen.  

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Yangchuanosaur…

I Know Dino Podcast Episode 210 Yangchuanosaurus + 3 new dinosaurs

Episode 210 is all about Yangchuanosaurus, an Allosaurus-sized carnivore from the Jurassic of Sichuan, China.

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This Week in Dinosaur News: T. rex could turn …

This Week in Dinosaur News: T. rex could turn pretty quickly, Nanotyrannus is probably a juvenile T. rex, and our SVP wrap-up

The tyrannosaur Jane appears to be a juvenile T. rex according to an SVP presentation. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jane_Tyrannosaurus.jpg

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

  • More details from this years SVP conference (referenced abstracts can be found in the PDF from the meeting) source
    • T. rex could turn more quickly than similar dinosaurs
    • New histology…

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This Week in Dinosaur News: A new large saurop…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new large sauropod found in the Gobi Desert, dinosaur eggs with Embryos in Argentina, SVP news, and more

The remarkably complete Tufts-Love T. rex skull being prepared at the Burke Museum Photo: Rachel Ormiston/Burke Museum

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

  • A large sauropod from the Late Cretaceous has been found in the Gobi Desert and it’s about 30-40% complete source
  • In Argentina 70 million year old dinosaur eggs were found possibly including embryos, skin, and teeth source
  • The…

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Dysalotosaurus by Stolpergeist

Dysalotosaurus by Stolpergeist

These little lives are hers, and yet not hers. Her private agony is that she loves them in ways they cannot love her. Yet, they dread the day when she will be gone, though she is at peace with that thought.

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Happy #FossilFriday! Digitizing VHS footage from a 90’s Stegosaurus excavation by some friends at Western Paleontological Laboratories.

Preserving data for the study of the past life of the study of past life … #Paleopaleontologyology?

Today’s Doodle:

Today’s Doodle:

Drawing with m’boy. A chunky brontosaur gesture :}

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Scelidosaurus …

I Know Dino Podcast Episode 196: Scelidosaurus, the little Ankylosaurus ancestor

Episode 196 is all about Scelidosaurus, the first dinosaur described based on a mostly complete skeleton, and an important ancestor to Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus.

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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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