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September 2018

This Mesozoic Month: September 2018

This Mesozoic Month

Not the best month. The world watched as the National Museum of Brazil burned to the ground, destroying an incalculably valuable collection of historical, archaeological, palaeontological, and biological artifacts. Our hearts go out to all of the dedicated museum workers who scrambled to save what they could. It’s a tragedy to the global community. In the News Fitting to start with new research out of Brazil, then. A new species of the sphagesaurid genus Caipirasuchus has been described from the…

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom – book review

Book Review

It’s very seldom that I’ll buy a book having never read a review – never mind one where I have no idea what’s inside it. I came upon Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom purely by chance in an independent bookshop in a nearby town, and found it hard to resist a cellophane-wrapped box sporting Charles Knight’s famous tumbling dryptosaurs. The choice of cover image seemed telling – surely anyone willing to plaster that all over their brand new…

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Vintage Dinosaur Art: Jurassic Park – A Coloring Book!

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Victoria here with a short but fun Vintage Dinosaur Art here for you. Given that 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park’s original theatrical release (and sees a new addition to the franchise with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), it seems only fitting that I should dig out some of my Jurassic Park ephemera I’ve collected over the years. And while I was packing up my apartment for yet another cross-Canada move, I came across this gem – a Jurassic…

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