Monthly Archives: April 2012
Marwell Zoo has a wide range of ungulates. A while ago someone asked for more ungulates. I’ve previously shown some photos of their giraffes, here’s a few more African species. African Forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus), as Dave Hone pointed … Continue reading
still too busy for anything proper here, thus simply a number of nice extant theropod photos taken at the Marwell zoo: Rook pr0n. Rooks are a species of the genus Corvus, and exhibit a range of interesting behaviors (see e.g. … Continue reading
Previously, I showed you an overview and a look at the inguanodons in the RBINS, as well as some photogrammetry play on their T. rex mount, and some of their other dinosaur. Oh yeah, and the whales. Today, I just … Continue reading
Today’s Mammal Monday is especially for Darren Naish of TetZoo, the “best ever spot on the web of all times” (he says). ‘If you really want to eat something but hay, you’ll have to learn the bend that stiff neck … Continue reading
Marcus Clauss explains Codron et al. 2012: Ontogenetic niche shifts in dinosaurs influenced size, diversity and extinction in terrestrial vertebrates
This is a guest post by Marcus Clauss of the Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Marcus is a member of and leading voice in the Research Unit 533 ‘Sauropod Biology’ of … Continue reading
I’m currently in Bonn, at the 17th meeting of the Sauropod Research Group (FOR 533). That means sauropod talks and chat all Saturday, and half of Sunday. Heaven For the occasion I’ll now simply post some sauropod pictures. The MFN … Continue reading
As I explained last time, there are really only Triassic and Jurassic rocks available for fossil hunting around Stuttgart. There is a tiny smattering of Permian Zechstein to be found in a few places, and there are a few Late … Continue reading
or what’s that saying? taken at Marwell Zoo, during the visit with David Hone and Darren Naish.
Recently, I happened to be able to record my 3-year old son’s first attempt at drawing a “longneck-dinosaur”. And a huge dinosaur at that, on a chalk board. The thing is about 1 m 50 long, draw with its head … Continue reading
We’ve had this one before, but it is so cool that I’ll start this post with it: Allosaurus peeking around the pillars in the NHM Dinosaur Hall.