Dinosaur News Update: 28 February 2020

How dinosaur blood vessels are preserved through the ages.

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-dinosaur-blood-vessels-ages.html

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

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-mystery-dinosaur-footprints-cave-ceiling.html

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

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-dinosaur-parents-kids-fever.html

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

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0226847

Argentine researchers find distant Tyrannosaurus relative.

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-argentine-distant-tyrannosaurus-relative.html

What we learned from dinosaur teeth in North Africa.

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-dinosaur-teeth-north-africa.html

Inferring lifestyle for Aves and Theropoda: A model based on curvatures of extant avian ungual bones.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0211173

Science and Culture: Dinosaur art evolves with new discoveries in paleontology.

https://www.pnas.org/content/117/6/2728

Disease found in fossilized dinosaur tail afflicts humans to this day.

https://phys.org/news/2020-02-disease-fossilized-dinosaur-tail-afflicts.html

Newly Discovered Tyrannosaur Was Key to the Rise of Giant Meat-Eaters.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/newly-discovered-tyrannosaur-was-key-rise-giant-meat-eaters-180974156/

Ontogenetic similarities between giraffe and sauropod neck osteological mobility.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0227537

New predatory dinosaur added to Australia’s prehistory.

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-predatory-dinosaur-added-australia-prehistory.html

Uninterrupted growth in a non?polar hadrosaur explains the gigantism among duck?billed dinosaurs.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/pala.12473#.XjSLiSUv-xA.twitter

Dinosaur tracks seem to show giant sauropods wading on two front legs.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2231408-dinosaur-tracks-seem-to-show-giant-sauropods-wading-on-two-front-legs/

A new microraptorine theropod from the Jehol Biota and growth in early dromaeosaurids.

https://anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.24343

New species of Allosaurus discovered in Utah.

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-species-allosaurus-utah.html

Neurosensory and Sinus Evolution as Tyrannosauroid Dinosaurs Developed Giant Size: Insight from the Endocranial Anatomy of Bistahieversor sealeyi.

https://anatomypubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ar.24374

Comparative crystallography suggests maniraptoran theropod affinities for latest Cretaceous European ‘geckoid’ eggshell.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/spp2.1294

Teenage T. Rex Fossils Reveal Haphazard Growth Spurts.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/teenage-it-rexi-fossils-reveal-tyrant-kings-haphazard-growth-spurts-180973891/

Dinosaur extinction: ‘Asteroid strike was real culprit’.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-51150001

Fossils of largest theropod to date found in Australia.

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-fossils-largest-theropod-date-australia.html

New dinosaur discovered in China shows dinosaurs grew up differently from birds.

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-dinosaur-china-dinosaurs-grew-differently.html

Shrinking dinosaurs and the evolution of endothermy in birds.

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-dinosaurs-evolution-endothermy-birds.html

A new possible megalosauroid theropod from the Middle Jurassic Xintiangou Formation of Chongqing, People’s Republic of China and its implication for early tetanuran evolution.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-56959-x

Baby dinosaurs found in Australia.

https://phys.org/news/2019-12-baby-dinosaurs-australia.html

North Africa’s first stegosaur: Implications for Gondwanan thyreophoran dinosaur diversity.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1342937X19302217

Mummified skin suggests duck-billed dinosaurs were grey like elephants.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2229561-mummified-skin-suggests-duck-billed-dinosaurs-were-grey-like-elephants/

Teenage T. Rex Fossils Reveal Haphazard Growth Spurts.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/teenage-it-rexi-fossils-reveal-tyrant-kings-haphazard-growth-spurts-180973891/

Lice-Filled Dinosaur Feathers Found Trapped in 100-Million-Year-Old Amber.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/lice-filled-dinosaur-feathers-found-trapped-100-million-year-old-amber-180973727/

Reconstructing the archosaur radiation using a Middle Triassic archosauriform tooth assemblage from Tanzania.

https://peerj.com/articles/7970/

Dacentrurine stegosaurs (Dinosauria): A new specimen of Miragaia longicollum from the Late Jurassic of Portugal resolves taxonomical validity and shows the occurrence of the clade in North America.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224263

Reassessment of a historical collection of sauropod dinosaurs from the northern Morrison Formation of Wyoming, with implications for sauropod biogeography.

http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6968

Probable basal allosauroid from the early Middle Jurassic Cañadón Asfalto Formation of Argentina highlights phylogenetic uncertainty in tetanuran theropod dinosaurs.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-53672-7