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Catching Up with Palaeo News XI

Got a bit of time this morning, so I figured I'd catch up once more with some dinosaur- and palaeontology-related news from the last couple of weeks...

What is a metoposaur? NMMNHS's "Museum in a Minute" explains in this short video.

What is a Metoposaur?


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Who mastered fire, and when? A primer on the long-running anthropological debate...

Who Mastered Fire?a


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Over at the EveryONE blog, Andrew Farke talks about something important.

New Paleontology Guidelines Enforce Ethics, Reproducibility


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An amazing find... A prehistoric spider and insect prey preserved in amber.

Unique Ancient Spider Attack Preserved in Amber


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How did dinosaurs say goodnight? Fossil is a snapshot of Cretaceous slumber.

How Did Dinosaurs Sleep?


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If you love fossils and road trips, check out this map of national parks and palaeo stuff.

The Paleontology Portal


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One of Brian Switek's favourite discarded dinosaur ideas: T. Rex used short arms as "brakes" to help itself up after naps.

Doing the T. Rex Stretch


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The bat-winged dinosaur that never was.

The Bat-Winged Dinosaur That Never Was


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Weird Jurassic Park 4 concept art shows that the series has no idea what to do with their dinosaurs...

Jurassic Park 4's Discharged Dinosaur Soldiers


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The first in Brian Switek's ABCs of Dinosaurs, highlighting less commonly known dinos.

A is for Agujaceratops


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The hyped "Predator X" finally gets a name - Pliosaurus funkei (better known as P-Funk to its friends). Predator X and The Monster hyped as biggest marine predators ever (50 ft+). They shrink in the official description.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/paleontologists-reveal-identity-of-predator-x/ Palaeontologists reveal the Identity of Predator X


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The saddest Dinosaur cartoon. Ever.





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Did dinosaurs eat ants? Alvarezsaurs may have.

Did Dinosaurs Eat Ants?


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Latest news in Tarbosaurus auction story: Man charged with smuggling and receiving stolen goods.

A Case of the Skeleton Out of the Cupboard
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