Dinosaur News Update: 05 April 2019

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

https://qz.com/1579292/our-knowledge-of-dinosaurs-is-evolving-so-is-how-we-depict-them/

What is Lingyuanosaurus?

http://theropoddatabase.blogspot.com/2019/03/what-is-lingyuanosaurus.html

Hadrosaurus: Beast of the week.

http://prehistoricbeastoftheweek.blogspot.com/2014/01/hadrosaurus-prehistoric-animal-of-week.html

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

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-41560-z

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

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-paleontology/article/large-neotheropods-from-the-upper-triassic-of-north-america-and-the-early-evolution-of-large-theropod-body-sizes/FC1ACA01B4B219DFD53EC8C079FEDF15

A New Hypothesis of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Tylosaurinae (Squamata: Mosasauroidea).

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feart.2019.00047/full

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

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/international-expedition-will-excavate-dino-rich-jurassic-mile-180971800/

Meet Scotty, the Largest and Longest-Lived T. Rex Ever Found.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/meet-scotty-largest-and-longest-lived-t-rex-ever-found-180971808/

Mission Jurassic’ dinosaur hunt to get under way.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47684989

There Are More Dinosaurs to Discover from the Time of T. rex.

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/there-are-more-dinosaurs-to-discover-from-the-time-of-t-rex/

Metriacanthosaurus: Beast of the Week.

http://prehistoricbeastoftheweek.blogspot.com/2019/03/metriacanthosaurus-beast-of-week.html

The “Proctor Lake hypsilophodont”: Convolosaurus marri.

https://equatorialminnesota.blogspot.com/2019/03/the-proctor-lake-hypsilophodont.html

Behold! The glory that is CM 555.

Four huge beasts.

Mounted sauropods in dorsal view!

Walking around the mounted skeleton of Diplodocus carnegii.

Walking around the mounted skeleton of Apatosaurus louisae.

Your Friends The Titanosaurs, part 10: Diamantinasaurus, Dongyangosaurus, and Dreadnoughtus .

https://equatorialminnesota.blogspot.com/2019/03/your-friends-titanosaurs-10-diamantinasaurus-dongyangosaurus-dreadnoughtus.html

Before Ankylosaurs, There Were Aetosaurs.

https://royaltyrrellmuseum.wpcomstaging.com/2019/03/15/speaker-series-2019-before-ankylosaurs-there-were-aetosaurs/

Dinosaurs Still in Long-Term Net Speciation Decline Before the K-PG Boundary.

https://paleorxiv.org/zwg2j/

What the world’s oldest eggs reveal about dinosaur evolution.

https://phys.org/news/2019-03-world-oldest-eggs-reveal-dinosaur.html

Dinosaur soft tissues preserved as polymers.

https://www.earthmagazine.org/article/dinosaur-soft-tissues-preserved-polymers

Fossil Friday – dinosaur tibia.

Neck ontogeny in Tyrannosaurus rex.

Why did the dinosaurs become extinct? Could cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) deficiency be the answer?

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-nutritional-science/article/why-did-the-dinosaurs-become-extinct-could-cholecalciferol-vitamin-d3-deficiency-be-the-answer/8CEF7A04523F6C76A3C5BE41D060947B

New small-bodied ornithopods (Dinosauria, Neornithischia) from the Early Cretaceous Wonthaggi Formation (Strzelecki Group) of the Australian-Antarctic rift system, with revision of Qantassaurus intrepidus.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-paleontology/article/new-smallbodied-ornithopods-dinosauria-neornithischia-from-the-early-cretaceous-wonthaggi-formation-strzelecki-group-of-the-australianantarctic-rift-system-with-revision-of-qantassaurus-intrepidus-rich-and-vickersrich-1999/D6FEF2CD3EC1CAAD8F41B6ED73EC356C

A new basal ornithopod (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Early Cretaceous of Texas.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0207935

The Huehuetla quarry, a Turonian deposit of marine vertebrates in the Sierra Norte of Puebla, central Mexico.

https://palaeo-electronica.org/content/2019/2450-huehuetla-turonian-vertebrates

Fossilization transforms vertebrate hard tissue proteins into N-heterocyclic polymers.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07013-3

Building a Blockbuster: Behind the Scenes With T. Rex.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/10/arts/t-rex-museum-natural-history.html