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Rabbit skulls strike back: Kraatz and Sherratt (2016)

Judgmental readers will recall that I have dabbled in mammal skulls, thanks to the corrupting influence of my friend and colleague, Brian Kraatz. At the end of my… 268 more words

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SV-POW! endorses Triceratops

Today, we were at the BYU Museum of Paleontology, which is in a ridiculously scenic setting with snow-capped mountains on the horizon in almost every direction. 138 more words

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Enter Sarmientosaurus

Yesterday we got a treat: the description of a new titanosaur, Sarmientosaurus musacchioi, based on some decent cervical vertebrae and an almost absurdly nice skull from the Upper Cretaceous of Argentina (Martinez et al., 2016). 1,496 more words

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A fox, a badger, a pheasant and a monitor lizard walk into a bar ...

Several drinks later, they all die and somehow become skeletonised, and that’s how they all land up on a table in my office:

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Badgers are better than cats

I wanted to do a three-way comparison between my carnivoran skulls, but I’m too impatient to wait till I’ve got the fox’s skull out of its head. 155 more words

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Defleshing a badger head: a pictorial guide

There’s no sense in decapitating a badger if you’re not going to make good use of the severed head. So here’s what I did with mine. 1,059 more words

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Happy Easter! I celebrated by decapitating a fox and a badger

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been fortunate enough to acquire two medium-sized native mammals, both roadkill specimens in good conditions: a fox and a badger: 554 more words

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