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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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Laugh or weep: the Daily Show uncovers what Science is really up to!

You gotta see this! Utter hilarity – if it wasn’t so serious a problem right now.

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Theropod Thursday 2: biggest extant theropod

I recently got an angry email from a BANDit (or rather, MANIAC [maniraptorans are not in actuality coelurosaurs]) believer when I called a bird a theropod. Well, for a good take-down of BANDitry up to that date, see Prum 2003. … Continue reading

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Dinopic of the day 11: SMA beauties 1

When Hans-Jakob “Kirby” Siber re-opened the famous Howe Quarry near Shell, Wyoming, he did so in the secure knowledge that there was a lot of good stuff still in the ground. Today, some of that good stuff is on exhibit … Continue reading

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Mammal pic of the day 4: YAWN!!!!!!!

A tired Hylobates lar (Lar gibbon or White-handed gibbon) in the Tierpark Berlin. Awesome teeth!

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More dinopic of the Day 8

The administrative chaos at work and the fact that for the third time in a year my office phone doesn’t work and can’t be fixed leaves me little time for a post today. So you’ll have to be satisfied with … Continue reading

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Dinopic of the day 7: Steelosaurus

Admittedly, what I am showing today is not a real dinosaur. But still a very good mount. The coracoids could be a bit closer together, but the hands aren’t floppy, and the neck is S-curved. The trunk looks good, too, … Continue reading

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