Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mammal Monday 9: I’m all ears!

Following the fox theme, here’s the fox that takes cuteness to the max. Fennec (Vulpes zerda) in the Stuttgart zoo and botanical garden Wilhelma. More furry foxy cuteness below the fold. Advertisements

Posted in Mammal pic, Mammalia, Zoos | Leave a comment

Berlin wildlife: Our fox

Yesterday morning, a while after breakfast, I looked out the kitchen window and was surprised to see a fox inspecting our garden.

Posted in Berlin, Mammal pic, Mammalia | 5 Comments

Urzeit Park

I went to a place called Urzeit park today expecting to either turn around in disgust after a quick glance, or gather enough photos and material to write a real scorcher. Maybe an angry scorcher, maybe a funny one, maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Dinosaur models, Dinosauria | 9 Comments

Theropod Thursday 9

A tad late, admittedly: here’s another non-avian theropod. This time, in contrast to the ever-present Allosaurus fragilis, a theropod many people don’t even know exists.

Posted in Ceratosauria, Dinopics, Dinosauria, MfN Berlin, Theropoda | 3 Comments

More bloodshed: eviscerating “Die Zeit”

“Die Zeit” is a German weekly “highly respected for its quality journalism.” [wikipedia] That doesn’t stop it from publishing un-fact-checked utter nonsense. Time to hone the edge of my verbal katana! The Dec. 8, 2011 issue had an article on … Continue reading

Posted in "Prosauropoda", Dinopics, Dinosauria, Plateosaurus, rants, Sauropodomorpha, Theropoda | 9 Comments

Free photogrammetry! (Mammal Monday 8)

No, I did not forget Mammal Monday. It just took some time to get the ……. “pictures” ready. I found my3dscanner.com yesterday, and decided to run a quick test. Here’s the result: 9 photos, 20 minute, that’s all it took.

Posted in 3D modeling, Mammal pic, Mammalia | 12 Comments

Must read posts

Just a heads-up that Darren Naish has posted the second part of his report on the Sauropod Biology Workshop in Bonn. Part 1 can be found here. Also, as Mike Taylor points out, time is running out in the fight … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment