Category Archives: locomotion

Holding hands with Plateosaurus

Although I did not start my professional career in palaeontology as a dinosaur researcher, but (can you believe it?) as a palaeobotanist, the Upper Triassic basal sauropodomorph dinosaur Plateosaurus engelhardti from Central Europe has been accompanying me for a very … Continue reading

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the science behind the sneak previews part 1

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Today, I’ll finally explain a bit about the sneak previews I recently posted. All goes back to a crazy idea I had a long time ago, which I have elaborated on publicly for the first time … Continue reading

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Another science sneak preview update

Dieser Beitrag aud Deutsch. It has been deathly quiet here, because I was desperately trying to finish my paper. It was due on April 30, and that deadline wooshed by spectacularly. However, I managed to get the thing into a … Continue reading

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Science sneak preview update

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. the fiddling pays off: hind limb muscles of Plateosaurus engelhardti, with some corrections made following hints from my colleagues Vivian Allen and John R. ‘The Hutch’ Hutchinson, and with wrapping objects in. This one is ready … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 39: walking rhino

This is on my mind a lot lately: rhinos locomoting! Fast, slow, it don’t matter. They are fascinating because they are fairly huge and heavy, but still gallop. ?Eastern Black rhino (Diceros bicornis ?michaeli) in the Zoo Berlin. Animated GIF … Continue reading

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