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Critter of the Week: Pterodactylus

Meet Terry. She’s a chipper little flyer who would love to scramble up onto your shoulder and nibble your ear (just a little nibble, it tickles).   532 more words

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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

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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