Dinosaur News Update: 08 July 2020

Latest Dino News: July, 2020 including…

• Neuroanatomy of the spinosaurid Irritator challengeri (Dinosauria: Theropoda) indicates potential adaptations for piscivory.

• First Soft-Shelled Dinosaur Egg Fossils Found.

• The biggest dinosaur ever may have been twice the size we thought.

• Cannibal dinosaurs resorted to eating each other when food was scarce.

• Over 13,000 elements from a single bonebed help elucidate disarticulation and transport of an Edmontosaurus thanatocoenosis…

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Dinosaur News Update: 27 April 2020

Latest Dino News: April, 2020 including…

• Researchers offer glimpse into dinosaur ecosystems.

• Digital Reconstructions Reveal 200-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Embryo’s Unusual Teeth.

• High browsing skeletal adaptations in Spinophorosaurus reveal an evolutionary innovation in sauropod dinosaurs.

• Synchrotron X-ray sheds light on some of the world’s oldest dinosaur eggs.

• Velociraptor relative had a much stronger grip than its cousins…

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Dinosaur News Update: 28 February 2020

Latest Dino News: February, 2020 including…

• How dinosaur blood vessels are preserved through the ages.

• Solved: The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling.

• How did dinosaur parents know when their kids had a fever?

• Tracking the Pliensbachian–Toarcian Karoo firewalkers: Trackways of quadruped and biped dinosaurs and mammaliaforms.

• Argentine researchers find distant Tyrannosaurus relative…

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Dinosaur News Update: 16 January 2020

Latest Dino News: January, 2020 including…

• Morphological disparity in theropod jaws: comparing discrete characters and geometric morphometrics.

• How predictable is extinction? Forecasting species survival at million-year timescales.

• A new alvarezsaurid dinosaur from the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

• Dinosaur ichnology and sedimentology of the Chignik Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Aniakchak National Monument, southwestern Alaska; Further insights on habitat preferences of high-latitude hadrosaurs.

• Histological and developmental insights into the herbivorous dentition of tapinocephalid therapsids…

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Dinosaur News Update: 16 November 2019

Latest Dino News: November, 2019 including…

• ‘A scientific goldmine’: U of A paleontologists discover complete skeleton of small, carnivorous dino.

• Newly Discovered Dinosaur Was a Giant ‘Shark Tooth’ Carnivore.

• Skull remains of the dinosaur Saturnalia tupiniquim (Late Triassic, Brazil): With comments on the early evolution of sauropodomorph feeding behaviour.

• Neural canal ridges: A novel osteological correlate of post-cranial neurology in dinosaurs.

• Skull remains of the dinosaur Saturnalia tupiniquim (Late Triassic, Brazil): With comments on the early evolution of sauropodomorph feeding behaviour…

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Dinosaur News Update: 16 September 2019

Latest Dino News: September, 2019 including…

• A new alvarezsaurian theropod from the Upper Jurassic Shishugou Formation of western China.

• Temporal range extension and evolution of the chasmosaurine ceratopsid ‘Vagaceratops’ irvinensis (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Dinosaur Park Formation of Alberta.

• Ngwevu intloko: a new early sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Lower Jurassic Elliot Formation of South Africa and comments on cranial ontogeny in Massospondylus carinatus.

• Psittacosaurus amitabha, a new species of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Ondai Sayr locality, central Mongolia. (American Museum novitates, no. 3932)…

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Dinosaur News Update: 13 July 2019

Latest Dino News: July, 2019 including…

• Desert-dwelling carnivorous dinosaur found in Brazil.

• Fossil ‘sea monster’ found in Antarctica was the heaviest of its kind.

• Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life.

• The ‘Nation’s T. Rex’ Prepares to Make Its Smithsonian Debut.

• How Do Scientists Date Fossils?

• T. rex had an amazing sense of smell, gene study suggests…

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Dinosaur News Update: 21 May 2019

Latest Dino News: May, 2019 including…

• Scientists unearth ‘most bird-like’ dinosaur ever found.

• Like humans, this dinosaur crawled before it walked.

• The fossilization process of dinosaur remains.

• Tiny Tyrannosaur Named the “Coyote King”.

• The Evolution of Pneumatic Foramina in Pterosaur Vertebrae.

• New species of bat-wing dinosaur discovered…

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Dinosaur News Update: 25 April 2019

Latest Dino News: April, 2019 including…

• Evidence of large Tyranosauroid Dinosaurs living on the East Coast of North America shortly before the End Cretaceous Extinction.

• A new hadrosauroid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Late Cretaceous Baynshire Formation of the Gobi Desert (Mongolia).

• Titanosaur osteoderms: characteristics.

• Tiny Footprints May Have Been Made by World’s Smallest Nonavian Dinosaur.

• ‘Exquisitely Preserved’ Skin Impressions Found in Dinosaur Footprints…

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Dinosaur News Update: 05 April 2019

Latest Dino News: April, 2019 including…

• Our knowledge of dinosaurs is evolving. So is the way we depict them.

• What is Lingyuanosaurus?

• Hadrosaurus: Beast of the week.

• A new transitional therizinosaurian theropod from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China.

• Large neotheropods from the Upper Triassic of North America and the early evolution of large theropod body sizes.

• International Expedition Will Excavate the Dino-Rich ‘Jurassic Mile’…

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Dinosaur News Update: 11 March 2019

Latest Dino News: March, 2019 including…

• Ecological niche modelling does not support climatically-driven dinosaur diversity decline before the Cretaceous/Paleogene mass extinction.

• Feeding traces attributable to juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex offer insight into ontogenetic dietary trends.

• Aquatic adaptation in the skull of carnivorous dinosaurs (Theropoda: Spinosauridae) and the evolution of aquatic habits in spinosaurids.

• A new dicraeosaurid sauropod from the Lower Cretaceous (Mulichinco Formation, Valanginian, Neuquén Basin) of Argentina…

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Dinosaur News Update: 11 February 2019

Latest Dino News: February 2019 including…

• New Spiky Dinosaur Discovered in Patagonia.

• Unique skull network complexity of Tyrannosaurus rex among land vertebrates.

• A new baby oviraptorid dinosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia.

• Detection of lost calamus challenges identity of isolated Archaeopteryx feather.

• A new long-spined dinosaur from Patagonia sheds light on sauropod defense system…

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Dinosaur News Update: 21 January 2019

Latest Dino News: January 2019 including…

• Pregnant Plesiosaurs and Baby Bones: Bone histology reveals ontogeny in polycotylid plesiosaurs.

• Fossil Friday – hadrosaur metatarsal.

• A sauropod-dominated tracksite from Rubha nam Brathairean (Brothers Point), Isle of Skye, Scotland.

• The first Stalicoolithus shifengensis discovered in a clutch from the Sanshui Basin, Guangdong Province.

• New type of dinosaur eggs from Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, China and a revision of Dongyangoolithus nanmaensis…

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