Paleoart illustration of Postosuchus eating a fallen Placerias, while three Coelophysis watch.

This Mesozoic Month: April 2020

This Mesozoic Month

Hope you all are staying safe! Here’s this month’s edition of my regular Mesozoic paleontology roundup. We had some really interesting news this April, and as always I provide a look at relevant blogging, videos, and artwork.

In the News

Around the Dinoblogosphere

Dispatches from Himmapaanland

Follow Natee on Twitter and Instagram for much more, and buy your own piece of Himmapaanland at Redbubble.

The LITC AV Club

A journey through The Great Dinosaur Atlas with Marc Vincent

Facebook’s embed code doesn’t seem to work here, so click through to see Marc’s video review of The Great Dinosaur Atlas.

Your Velociraptor is Wrong…

… but Joanna Kobierska’s Velociraptor is very right

The Empty Wallets Club

  • Raptor and dragonfly sticker by Charlotte Hohman Charlotte Hohman, a paleoartist, paleontology student at Montana State University, and researcher at the Museum of the Rockies, has opened a new Redbubble shop. Browse her offerings at Redbubble.
  • Meet the Pterosaurs print by Julian KielyJulian Kiely has created a handy guide to the pterosaur families. It’s an adorable line-up of cartoon-ized flappers, but still recognizable as representatives of their families. Buy it at Redbubble.

Your Moment of Paleoart Zen

It’s back to the Triassic this month, with Keller Pyle’s scene of a victorious Postosuchus tucking into a nice, hot, presumably fragrant Placerias.

Paleoart illustration of Postosuchus eating a fallen Placerias, while three Coelophysis watch.
Illustration Β© Harrison “Keller” Pyle

I love that trio of hungry Coelophysis waiting in the wings, hoping for the chance to nab some bites of their own while another Postosuchus lumbers toward the scene. I feel like there’s gonna be some strife in a few moments. Keep up with Keller at his website, DeviantArt gallery, Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.


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