Category Archives: Hadrosauridae

China 2014 part 1

My colleague Michael Pittman is a young, ambitious and smart researcher who has done some very nice work on tail stiffness in archosaurs. Now, Michael has a grant going for a project that expands on his previous work, and there … Continue reading

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Science preview elucidation

Yesterday I showed you a sneak preview on some research I am doing. That triggered some rather incredulous emails and private messages, especially after I hinted in a comment that the artificial track is from Plateosaurus. After all, Plateosaurus lived … Continue reading

Posted in "Prosauropoda", 3D modeling, Digitizing, Dinosauria, Hadrosauridae, ichnofossil, Ornithischa, Ornithopoda, Plateosaurus, Sauropodomorpha, sneak previews, Theropoda, WTF? | 10 Comments

EAVP part 3: talks, talks, talks

Yesterday was packed choke full of talks, with the organizers having a good hand in how they mixed the sessions: each session had at least one interesting talk for everyone, so nearly all participants stayed for all sessions. There was, … Continue reading

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More RBINS Photogrammetry

Recently, I posted the RBINS T. rex mount ‘Stan’ as a photogrammetry model. Here’s another mount as a LOW-res photogrammetry model. I didn’t edit this at all, except for cutting away the surroundings and some of the foreground artifacts. It’s … Continue reading

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Dino pic of the day 12: More Edmontosaurus

Previously, I posted a nice lateral view of an Edmontosaurus skull in the Denver Museum of nature and Science. To start this post (which will get long for a Dinopic of the Day post) I here have another skull: Skull … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 3.2: Denver 2

OK, so aside from Ken Carpenter pulling remains of a brutalized Allosaurus and the perpetrator’s weapon out of a drawer at me, what else is there to say about the Denver Museum of Nature and Science? First of all I … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 3.1: Denver 1

This is the next installment in my series of posts on the best holiday/field trip/museum trip combo I ever took. Previous posts covered (part of) the AMNH visit and my stint in Salt Lake City. From there I drove to … Continue reading

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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 9: OUCH!

Ouch! This hurts! The neural arches and the base of the tail of another Brachylophosaurus canadensis from the Judith River Dinosaur Institute. This is JRDI 0002, and although preservation is again excellent, as in the case of JRDI 200 of … Continue reading

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Dinopic of the day 8: another hand

Left manus of JRDI 200 “Roberta”, a Brachylophsaurus canadensis form the Judith River Formation. yeah, same species as “Peanut” of a previous post. I have a lot more pics of this wonderful specimen, and quite a few digital files, so … 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

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Dinopic of the day 4: Peanut

Lots of people regard all kind of extinct stuff as “dinosaurs”, especially marine reptiles and pterosaurs. Thus it should not come as a surprise that today even plant seeds are considered dinosaurs. Or are they?

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