Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 dinosaurpalaeo in retrospective

This blog is today less than four months old. I published the first post on September 9, and a whopping 102 more since then.That’s an average of almost one post per day, despite SVP, SauroBonn, and Christmas holiday. Where did … Continue reading

Posted in Dinosauria, Giraffatitan, Navel gazing, Sauropoda, Sauropodomorpha | 3 Comments

Theropod Thursday 7: AMNH Allosaurus

Dave Hone has posted a bunch of Allosaurus mounts and skull lately, but now promised that end that spell. I guess it is time for me to add another one that Dave didn’t include.

Posted in Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Dinopics, Dinosauria, Theropoda | 2 Comments

An unintentional, plateosaurid Christmas present

Someone unintentionally gave me a Christmas present, and it has Plateosaurus in it – what more can I ever want?

Posted in "Prosauropoda", Dinosauria, papers, Plateosaurus, Sauropodomorpha, SMNS | 1 Comment

Vintage dinosaurs Berlin style

The peerless David Orr has a very nice post up at Love in the times of chasmosaurs on vintage dinosaur art. I read it just before I took the family to the Berlin zoo yesterday. There, they have some palaeoart, … Continue reading

Posted in historical buildings etc., Zoos | 6 Comments

Theropod Thursday 6: the Big Al(losaurus) that maybe wasn’t

Confusing title, I admit. But it makes perfect sense ;) When I visited the UMNH (previous posts here and here) they had a skeletal mount on visit. I didn’t post any pictures of it before because I was too lazy … Continue reading

Posted in Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Dinopics, Dinosauria, Theropoda, UMNH | 3 Comments

Dinopic of the day 17: for old times sake

It’s been quite a while since I showed a non-theropod besides Plateosaurus here. So I now dug through my folders and found a few pictures I took at the Utah Museum of Natural History. I have previously written about the … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 6: cute carnivore

Cute and carnivorous, how do these go together? Via a babyface! Look, ain’t it cute?

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Botany break 1

There’s been awfully little botany on this blog so far, considering how important plants are to dinosaurs (as fodder, admittedly). Time to have some, then, preferably in a geology context. Here are a few pictures I took in the vicinity … Continue reading

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Cool blogs

Being a very inexperienced blogger I have to admit that I basically “know nothing” about the so-called blogosphere. Every day I stumble across some blog ‘everybody’ knows – just not me! And there is so much great stuff out there, … Continue reading

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Paleonturology 2011

This morning, I received an email that triggered three different reaction in about 9 seconds: “Must be SPAM”, “Must be a practical joke”, and finally “WOW!“ What’s this about?

Posted in "Prosauropoda", Announcements, Dinosauria, Plateosaurus, Sauropodomorpha | 6 Comments