Behold the Bronto Baths

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On this blog, we’ve naturally shared a great many vintage illustrations of sauropods depicted as animals obliged to live waste-deep (or deeper) in water, lest their inadequate legs fracture like matchsticks under their enormously excessive bulk. They serve as a charming reminder of the advancement of palaeontological science; like the Crystal Palace behemoths, a testament …

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A screencap from a paleoart lesson plan from the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Paleoartists: Bringing Dinosaurs to Life

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As I was poking around the web recently, I happened across a pretty wonderful lesson plan, Paleoartists: Bringing Dinosaurs to Life, designed by The Childrens Museum of Indianapolis, using study of paleoart as an entry into paleontology. Michael Skrepnick’s work is a key component of TCM’s Dinosphere exhibit, translating their lively fossil mounts into large-scale paintings. The first …

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