Dinosaur News Update: 21 January 2019

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

Fossil Friday – hadrosaur metatarsal.

http://sjg.lyellcollection.org/content/sjg/early/2018/04/02/sjg2017-016.full.pdf

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

http://www.ivpp.cas.cn/cbw/gjzdwxb/xbwzxz/201811/t20181103_5160011.html

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

http://www.ivpp.ac.cn/cbw/gjzdwxb/pressonline/201901/t20190107_5225594.html

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

http://npshistory.com/publications/paleontology/nmmnhs-79-703.pdf

An inventory of non-avian dinosaurs from national park service areas.

http://bgd.bg/REVIEW_BGS/REVIEW_BGD_2018_3/PDF/41_Nikolov_GeoSci_2018.pdf

Late Cretaceous dinosaur remains and other tetrapod fauna from the vicinity of Tran town (Western Srednogorie).

https://palaeo-electronica.org/content/2019/2376-spinal-fusions-in-plesiosaurs

Congenital and late onset vertebral fusions in long necked plesiosaurs: The first report of spondylosis deformans in Sauropterygians.

https://peerj.com/articles/6112/

Descriptive anatomy of the largest known specimen of Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) including computed tomography and digital reconstruction of a three-dimensional skull.

Top fossils discoveries of 2018.

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/the-dinosaur-who-went-out-to-sea/

The Dinosaur Who Went out to Sea.

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/extinction-and-the-rise-of-the-dinosaurs/

Extinction and the Rise of the Dinosaurs.

Common Descent: Episode 51 – Mosasaurs.

The Open Access Dinosaurs of 2018.

Discovering The Past Through Dino Poop.

https://peerj.com/articles/6031/

Evidence for the Cretaceous shark Cretoxyrhina mantelli feeding on the pterosaur Pteranodon from the Niobrara Formation.

https://www.amnh.org/explore/news-blogs/research-posts/how-did-flight-change-brain-shape-in-dinosaurs

How Did Flight Change Brain Shape in Dinosaurs?

https://equatorialminnesota.blogspot.com/2018/12/your-friends-titanosaurs-part-75-baalsaurus.html

Your Friends The Titanosaurs, part 7.5: Baalsaurus mansillai.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0207381

Convoluted nasal passages function as efficient heat exchangers in ankylosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia: Thyreophora).

http://www.asgp.pl/88_2_163_179_Rampersadh_et_al

Dinosaur behaviour in an early jurassic palaeoecosystem – uppermost elliot formation, Ha Nohana, Lesotho.

https://escholarship.org/uc/item/8w5755sg

A new record of Dromomeron romeri Irmis et al., 2007 (Lagerpetidae) from the Chinle Formation of Arizona, U.S.A.

https://scroll.in/magazine/903796/indias-invaluable-dinosaur-fossils-lie-neglected-and-forgotten-in-this-kolkata-museum

India’s invaluable dinosaur fossils lie neglected and forgotten in this Kolkata museum

Vintage Dinosaur Art: Digging for Dinosaurs.