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Going Extinct

Going Extinct

H. Bradford


There is an archaeopteryx on my arm.

It matches the fossil in my chest,

the amber in my head,

and the megalodon… 55 more words

H. Bradford

Mechanical Menagerie #6: The Future of Transportation #2


Credit: ruppert composite

This glider is fairly old by now but if you haven’t seen it then you may have to look more carefully. The Archaeopteryx is a lightweight glider which really does resemble an actual airplane. 548 more words


Animals You May Not Have Heard About: Hoatzin

The hoatzin is found in Ecuador and is a very strange bird, it has an extremely strange smell reported to smell like fresh cow-manure, so much so that it is known locally as the ‘Stink Bird’. 87 more words


Art, Science... and Neoteny!

There’s hardly anything more thrilling for me than customising a fossil cast. It combines hard observation, painting and modelling skills and using the right materials. Above all, it is ideal to have a good reference you can use to copy to the last detail, but as you’ll be able to see, if you don’t have a proper… 593 more words

No Feathered T-Rex

I found a great article about T-Rex at Discover Magazine. Tyrannosaurus Rex is perhaps the most famous of all dinosaurs, and one of the most formidable. 577 more words


Live Archaeopteryx Found Near Bayou La Batre

It was really annoying and aggressive at first, but it tasted just like chicken.



Archaeopteryx, I call to you kindly through layers of stone.
Geological time is not the history of the victors. No!
It does not lie or exploit. 102 more words