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Stunningly preserved ‘Cretaceous Pompeii’ fossils may not be what they seem By Mindy Weisberger, Live science https://www.livescience.com/agu-dinosaurs-3d-cretaceous-pompeii.html The talk is: Chen, E., MacLennan, S., Kinney, S., Chang, C., Olsen, P., Sha, J., Fang, Y., Liu, J. and Shoene, B., 2020, December. A New Look at the Lujiatun: Dinosaur Attrition in Burrows, Not a Cretaceous Pompeii and Not a Shoreline to the Jianshangou Lake. In AGU Fall Meeting 2020. AGU. https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/u1748/Chen_Abstra
I recently bought a Do It Yourself Psittacosaurus skeleton cast. And I thought it would be fun to share the process of mounting the skeleton. I already had a skeleton cast of a juvenile Psittacosaurus but now I also have an adult version! As it came painted, I could just have mounted it as is. But I wanted to give it a more interesting post rather than a a straight spine and tail. Since the spine and tail come in bundled segments of vertebrae. I thought I would cut them apart so that I could create curves better. And as I was modifying it anyway, I might as well improve
Here is my recent display change. I was going for a "museum" look. Unfortunately with this display, I can only show the main pieces until I figure out a way to display everything else and have it all still match with what I have set up now. Until then, they are tucked away in their cabinets!