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  1. Paleontologists have found the fossilized remains of two Jurassic dinosaur species in Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland. These are the first dinosaur remains reported from anywhere in Ireland and some of the most westerly in Europe. In related news: Oldest whiskey bottle fragments found at nearby Old Bushmills Distillery.
  2. dinosaur man

    News on Dromaeosaurs pack hunting

    Just found this, but I’m not sure if it’s fully true considering the Deinonychus pack they discovered along with the Tenontosaurus. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/05/200506123751.htm
  3. 'Traces of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point to a warmer prehistoric world' https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/196516/traces-ancient-rainforest-antarctica-point-warmer/
  4. Sanrique

    Local News !!!

    My son got a spot on the local news feed with our tooth find.
  5. Efforts are ramping up to have this region added to the Canadian geopark family. The UNESCO folks just finished their visit. Let's wish them all the success! Possible Nova Scotian United Nations geopark a hidden gem - Keenan
  6. Some very sad news today. It's with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Riccardo Levi-Setti (Physicist and Trilobite specialist) who passed away this morning at the age of 92. He will be missed. RIP Riccardo.
  7. https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/baby-diplodocus-skull-1.4855910 Paper: Woodruff, D.C. et al. (2018) "The Smallest Diplodocid Skull Reveals Cranial Ontogeny and Growth-Related Dietary Changes in the Largest Dinosaurs." Scientific Reports V. 8, Article number: 14341 [LINK]
  8. https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/this-brampton-fossil-hunter-just-found-his-prime-specimen-in-a-pile-in-his-new-backyard/ar-BBMSTu5?ocid=mailsignout
  9. https://www.paleowire.com/the-moroccan-rhino-like-mammal-new-species-reported-this-week/
  10. Bobby Rico


    “ It’s easy to think that as a result of the extinction of the dodo, we are now sadder and wiser, but there’s a lot of evidence to suggest that we are merely sadder and better informed. Douglas Adams http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43825141
  11. Land plants evolved from "pond scum" about 500 million years ago, according to new research Very interesting . http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43116836
  12. Bobby Rico

    Dinosaurs too successful

  13. Story of an intrepid fossil hunter in New Zealand who hopes he has found a dinosaur. https://i.stuff.co.nz/oddstuff/100187691/game-of-bones-has-glen-dug-up-a-dinosaur-or-is-it-a-whale-of-a-tale Says the fossil will be 6 foot long when complete. Looks like Miocene siltstone concretion that is common to the area (Taranaki) so I'm betting it could be a baleen whale skull. Alas for this bloke, not a dinosaur @Boesse what do you think? I recommended he get in touch with Ewan.
  14. I found this article in the news recently: http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/shark-teeth-fossils-stolen-from-southern-md-home I know that if those were my finds I would feel absolutely miserable, and I could only imagine what losing year's worth of collecting must feel like. Anyways, I thought it would be good to put this information out there so if anyone sees this and has any information they could go a long way in helping this poor person. As a side note, perhaps we could use this incident to secure our own collections. It may seem odd why some burgl
  15. Brittle Star

    Fossil news on your laptop or phone

    I have just discovered that if you search for 'fossils' on flipboard under 'your passions' (it is an app you can get on your phone, also will open on laptops) it will bring up loads of news on fossils from all over the world. Once I was signed in I deleted off my phone and just used it on my laptop to save data usage. I expect I am probably the last to find out this but I thought I would mention it anyway.
  16. Macrophyseter

    California now has a state dinosaur

    http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-me-ln-california-state-dinosaur-20170923-story.html California decided that it needed another state fossil and chose Augustynolophus morrisi to be it, mostly because it was only found in California for now. Its a pretty nice hadrosaur, but what intrigues me is that they are only found in the Moreno Formation, which is usually a Cretaceous ocean zone famous for their mosasaurs. Decided to fish this one out after one of my classmates did a current event report on it
  17. Max-fossils

    A not so lazy sloth...

    Hi all, Came across this, and thought it might interest a few of you: http://interestingengineering.com/these-impressive-tunnels-were-dug-by-ancient-giant-sloths/ Those ground sloths are really my favorite, they're gigantic but still have a cute/gentle look. And they're architectural masters too. Max
  18. Here is some news from kumamoto where a theropod tooth as been found and described recently. Picture of a replica of the tooth: Article in japanese Link to english articles: http://blog.everythingdinosaur.co.uk/blog/_archives/2017/07/06/tyrannosaurs-roamed-late-cretaceous-japan.html http://www.asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles/AJ201707060047.html
  19. Source: Find the link HERE! Anyone else notice that there is a lot coming out of Russia recently? There must be a paleontology boom up there.
  20. abctriplets

    Teleocrater Public Unveiling

    Our family tries to keep abreast of events happening at our local college, Virginia Tech. We had previously helped paleontologists with a "Citizen Science" night that involved unpacking a full summer's worth of finds. This month, the paleontologists held a public unveiling of their new find, Teleocrater rhadinus. Above is a picture of my son, left, helping to hold up the drawing of the full-sized creature. I've included the public abstract, which described it as "the earliest bird-line archosaur."
  21. Fossils of TWO 180 million-year-old dinosaurs unearthed beneath road in China http://www.geologyin.com/2016/10/fossils-of-two-180-million-year-old.html I looked at the pictures included in the article and the arrangement of the bones looks fake to me. The articulation is too perfect and straight, at least for the back half. The rib area looks more authentic to me. I am likely wrong, and I have not seen many dinosaur fossils in situ, but this just looks plain weird!
  22. Hi all. Remember that I said a local TV crew came over to my place to shoot videos of my fossils? The program was just shown on news yesterday! The main speaker with the black shirt is Calvin, who heads the Singapore Fossils Collectors, majority of the segment's on his incredible collection. I'm the speaker in gray, and everyone else are members of the SFC. http://www.channel8news.sg/news8/ca/morningexpress/episodes/ca20160219-me-hobby/2529120.html It's in Chinese, so I'll give a rough transcript. 0:00 - News Anchor: Remember Jurassic World? When it was released, it spurred inte
  23. Here is a link to a news story on a construction site where some really cool fossils are being found! Man wish I could dig that one! All you locals in California- this will make your blood pump! Here is the link: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/ice-age-fossils-found-carlsbad-homes-planned-33542368
  24. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/11032567/New-species-of-flying-dinosaur-discovered-in-Brazil.html Scientists have uncovered evidence of a colony of pterosaurs that lived around a desert lake in southern Brazil around 100 million years ago.Evidence of a colony of flying dinosaurs that lived around a desert lake in southern Brazil around 100 million years ago has been uncovered by scientists.Fossil remains of at least 47 of the previously unknown flying reptiles, with wingspans ranging from two to eight feet (0.65 - 2.35 metres), were discovered at Cruzeiro do Oeste in the southern st
  25. I came across some interesting articles in the web and just thought I'd share with you. Bizarre sphere fossils could be among world's earliest animals "A series of mysterious spherical fossils found in southern China may be remnants of some of the world's earliest animals. A new study finds that these controversial fossils are not likely to be bacteria orsingle-celled protists; their cells, preserved for more than 600 million years in rock, are too complex and differentiated. Instead, the fossils may be multicellular algae, or even the embryos of ancient animals. "The real value of thes
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