Category Archives: Ceratopsia

Dinosaur mounts at the NHM L.A.: Triceratops

In the previous post on the L.A. NHM I gave a quick all-around introduction. Now, it is time to take a closer look at some of the mounted skeletons, and talk a bit about how they are set up in … Continue reading

Posted in Ceratopsia, Dinopics, Dinosauria, NHM L.A., Ornithischa, Travels, Triceratops | 4 Comments

Dinosaurs in the Natural History Museum of LA County

The annual meetings of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) usually include an evening reception with a talk open to a wider audience at the local natural history museum. Usually OK food, expensive booze, and a lot of fun is … Continue reading

Posted in Allosaurus, Aves, Aves, Ceratopsia, Conferences, Dinopics, Dinosauria, NHM L.A., Ornithischa, Reptilia (non-archosaur), Sauropoda, SVP 2013, Theropoda, Triceratops, Tyrannosauridae | 3 Comments

HNM London – analysis of a minor disappointment

Last post I noted that I was disappointed by the Natural History Museum in London. Now, I want to expound on this a bit, and shows you a bunch of nice photos. As I said, it is a great museum! … Continue reading

Posted in "Prosauropoda", Allosauridae, Allosaurus, Ceratopsia, Dinosaur models, Dinosauria, historical buildings etc., NHM London, non-palaeo, Ornithischa, rants, Sauropoda, Sauropodomorpha, Theropoda | 26 Comments

Andy ups the ante

Andy Farke has made even more notes publicly available! Here’s his post to the Dinosaur Mailing List: Following my post on Friday, I have uploaded original museum notes for additional specimens of horned dinosaurs at the YPM and USNM. The … Continue reading

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Andy Farke sets a precedent

This is so cool; I hope it catches on: Andy Farke has just made his notes on the YPM Torosaurus specimens available for free to all! Here’s the Dinosaur Mailing List message announcing it: Andrew Farke afarke@gmail.com Relevant to the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Ceratopsia, Dinosauria, Ornithischa | 7 Comments

Dinopic of the day 15: Find the flaws

I just noticed that I mis-numbered the last two entries in this category, so we go from No. 13 directly to No. 15. And to parallel my error you now get a picture with a major error in it, two … Continue reading

Posted in Dinopics, Dinosauria, Ornithischa, Psittaocsaurus, Senckenberg | 16 Comments

How to…….. 2.1: Panorama images 1

I’ve been fooling around with panorama images for a while now. There’s simply too many things in the world that do not fit well on a standard photograph. The front of a palace, a ship, a bridge, cliffs – many … Continue reading

Posted in AMNH, Ceratopsia, Dinosauria, How to, landscapes, non-palaeo, Ornithischa | 2 Comments