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Critter of the Week: Rhamphorhynchus

Meet Ron. He’s the flying ace.  He’ll swoop from the sky, dive into the water, and swim anywhere for a shiny fish. :)

Rrr- just how do you pronounce that?   360 more words

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Stuff That's Awesome #1: Quetzalcoatlus

Stuff that’s awesome is a series of posts where I describe something awesome in 600 words or less. The subject of posts can be absolutely anything- the only inclusion criteria is that I feel the subject does not get the recognition its level of awesome would suggest. 572 more words

Stuff Thats Awesome

Forfexopterus: a Huanhepterus sister

Boy, it’s been a long time
since we’ve looked at a new pterosaur. Several months, perhaps… maybe longer…

Jiang et al. 2016
present a new disarticulated, but largely complete Early Cretaceous pterosaur, … 919 more words

Reptile Family Tree

Happy Turiasaurus Family

This is a drawing I originally did for the Paleocast 2016 Art Competition which got AWESOME submission and you should really check out. It features a family of Turiasaurus riodevensis having a mud bath in a tidal mud plain or tidal-flat, at the shore of the Tethys Ocean. 450 more words


Man... I think something is wrong with that giraffe.

Like. I think it’s more violent than a regular giraffe.

A shaggy azdharchid  snacks on a very confused antelope of some sort.


To Feather or Not to Feather Your Dinosaur, That is the Question.

Every time I turn a corner, there’s a new feathered dinosaur to join the line up of “enfluffened” critters.  T-rex, Velociraptor, Gallimimus…iconic dinosaurs from movies like Jurassic Park have bonified… 957 more words


An Appreciation Post for Pterosaurs

        Although Pterosaurs are not technically dinosaurs it is still important to acknowledge their existence during the Mesozoic Era. I would not feel right running a blog about dinosaurs without including the iconic Pterodactyl in it. 193 more words

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