Category Archives: “fish”

EAVP 2016 at Haarlem’s Teylers Museum (1)

After all the recent photogrammetry posts it is high time to get away from “stuff that somehow has to do with dinosaurs a little bit” and finally write again about dinosaurs themselves. Which is why I now will write about … Continue reading

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Juramuseum Eichstätt

Everybody knows fossils from the Solnhofen limestones. At least one fossil. This one: the Berlin specimen of Archaeopteryx lithographica. (from Wikipedia under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license) But the Solnhofen Limestone is about much more than dinobirds, and in … Continue reading

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Interspecific prey theft in extant theropod dinosaurs – Ardea vs. Spheniscus

Golly, what a science journal-worthy title! An unnecessarily complicated and grandiloquent Ersatz for a simple “Heron steals penguins’ fish!” The Tierpark Friedrichsfelde in Berlin has started announcing feeding times a while ago, and the penguin feeding (Humboldt penguins, Spheniscus humboldti) … Continue reading

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Paleontology of SW Germany 3.1.3: even more Lias

and we will stay stuck in the Lias ε for a loooooong time! Simply because it is so choke-full of wonderful fossils, and because I have tons of photos of them. The last post ended in the urweltmuseum fischer, so … Continue reading

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The Ozeaneum in Stralsund part 4

Yes, you’ve suffered through enough of this – but don’t get your hopes up, I have some more photos for a final part. And 200+ photos more of the old Meeresmuseum to post 😀 Here’s the link list for the … Continue reading

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The Ozeaneum in Stralsund part 3

After two posts of architecture, whale skeletons, plastic models and stuffed animals, it’s finally time for some live animals! The Ozeaneum has plenty of aquaria, but I only have a handful of OK pictures, mainly because I was pushing a … Continue reading

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The Ozeaneum in Stralsund part 2

Enough whales for now in this series of posts. Once you get up t the top level of the museum there is an exhibit on “The World Ocean – Diversity of life”. Sadly, as all exhibits in the Ozeanuem, it … Continue reading

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Urzeit Park’s Palaeozoic

We’ve had a look at Urzeit Park as a whole, and at all the Jurassic models, now is the time to address the next period – or rather, periods. I’ll lump all the Palaeozoic, because the total number of models … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 5.2: more SMA

Today, I would like to talk a bit about a part of the Sauriermuseum‘s exhibition that has little to do with dinosaurs. The museum is not designed to be one huge, monolithic permanent exhibition supplemented by a tiny “special exhibit” … Continue reading

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Stained-glass fishes: the rest

Here’s the remaining 7 stained-glass windows with fish motives from the Berlin Aquarium. Enjoy!

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More stained-glass fishes

Here’s six more of the beautiful stained-glass windows depicting marine life at the Berlin Aquarium. another non-vertebrate one. The Aquarium has a pretty cool tank with jellyfish, which I will post about soon.

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Stained glass fishes

A rainy Sunday forced the wife and me to forgo the usual zoo visit with the kids, and head for the Berlin Aquarium instead (and what a sorry wikipedia page – added to to-do list). It is not a cheap … Continue reading

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