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News: New Species of Late Cretaceous Hadrosaur found in Alabama

Two weeks ago (though I’ve just heard about it today), paleontologists published a report that they had discovered a new species of dinosaur which inhabited eastern North America during the late Cretaceous Period. 314 more words

Life Is... #surprisingthing in #science #poetry

Age of Fishes, Paleozoic,
Age of Reptiles, Mesozoic,
Age of Mammals, Cenozoic,
Age of Man, Anthropocene,
These all miss the major theme.
Outstanding feature of life’s scene… 97 more words


Gold and Green

Antonio López Garcia
Los Melacotones y Las Rosas (detail), 1956

The Consent

Late in November, on a single night

Not even near to freezing, the ginkgo trees… 461 more words


20-Foot Monster Shark Once Trolled Mesozoic Seas

June 3rd, 2015. A giant shark the size of a two-story building prowled the shallow seas 100 million years ago, new fossils reveal.

The massive fish,  680 more words


Of dinosaurs, Gramsci, Aussie polluters and #climate change: 5 easy pieces

I appear to be Learning.  Instead of 13 articles to synthesise, this one only goes up to five.

They’re listed below, and I’ll take them in the order I read them, which is mostly chronological. 2,156 more words


Book Review: Dinosaurs: The Grand Tour

Books about dinosaurs literally fill up entire entire store and library shelves due to the numerous amounts of them (we are after all in a “golden age” of paleontology!) While when I was younger I’d buy or ask for nearly any book relating to dinosaurs as I got older (and the books became more in depth and factual) the books began to raise in price. 1,076 more words