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 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

Dinopic of the day 10: AMNH Styracosaurus

As mentioned the AMNH has these horrible (but necessary) glass covers over most dinosaurs. They make it very trying to get good pictures without reflections all over. I remember waiting several days for a cloudy day to take this one: … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 1.2

Continuing from here, let me show you some more of the wonderful dinosaurs at AMNH. If you picture-google “AMNH dinosaur” you’ll get a lot of results showing Tyrannosaurus, Deinonychus, Triceratops, Anatotitan, and Apatosaurus. Other stuff is rarer, even the beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in AMNH, Camarasaurus, Hadrosauridae, Khaan, Maniraptora, Ornithischa, Oviraptorosauridae, Protoceratops, Sauropoda, Sauropodomorpha, Travels | 7 Comments

Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 1.1

This is going to be an irregular series of posts on places I’ve traveled to in order to study, dig or just see dinosaurs. Geological field trips may be included, too, and the stories and pictures will not be limited … Continue reading

Posted in AMNH, Ceratopsia, Dinosauria, Ornithischa, Psittaocsaurus, Stegosauria, Stegosaurus, Travels | 5 Comments