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Keep your dumb ole T. rex

Here at SV-POW!, we’re just not having it.

Photo by Liguo Li, at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.

Also, because it’s only fair: Giant Irish Matt, to go with… 26 more words

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I'm talking about asteroids vs dinosaurs at the Alf Museum tomorrow

If you are within striking distance of Claremont, come watch me cross the streams of my amateur and professional careers as I talk about the intersection of… 37 more words

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Hemisected skulls of a marten (Martes) and an opossum (Didelphis)

These have been in my collection for ages, I just hadn’t gotten around to posting pictures. I don’t remember where I got them, but they were definitely purchased rather than collected. 244 more words

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Thinking about sauropod skin

Someone on Facebook asked whether sauropods had subcutaneous fat, and by the time my answer hit five paragraphs I thought, “The merciful thing to do here is blog this and link to it.” So here are some things to keep in mind regarding the integumentary systems of sauropods. 951 more words

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The mounted Mamenchisaurus at Wollaton Hall

One of the field trips for last year’s SVPCA meeting was a jaunt to Nottingham to see the Dinosaurs of China exhibit at Wollaton Hall. We got to see a lot of stuff, including original fossils of some pretty famous feathered dinos – but of course what really captured our attention was the mounted… 143 more words

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BIBE 45854, the giant Alamosaurus cervical series from Big Bend, Texas

Back in 2009, I posted on a big cervical series discovered in Big Bend National Park. Then in 2013 I posted again about how I was going to the Perot Museum in Dallas to see that cervical series, which by then was fully prepped and on display but awaiting a full description. 403 more words


Brontosmash: The Field Trip (the teaser)

This past weekend I was camping up the coast at Hearst San Simeon State Park, with my son, London, and Brian Engh.

We went to see the elephant seal colony at Piedras Blancas. 152 more words

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