Episode 2 of the Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs Podcast is here! This month, Natee, Marc and Niels talk about dinosaur butts! We also discuss some legendary paleoart by John Sibbick that is tattooed on every dinosaur fan’s DNA, and interview the talented Natalia Jagielska. On this page, you can see the images we discuss and follow links to relevant pages.
In the News
- A remarkably well-preserved Psittacosaurus, earlier responsible for telling us about its colouration, has yielded secrets about the shape and nature of its reproductive organs. The paper by Vinther et al can be found here.
- On January 13, following a successful crowdfunding campaign, the Dinosaur Bridge at Crystal Palace Dinosaur Park was installed. Read all about it here.
- Led by 13 year old Evie Swire, Mary Anning Rocks is a project set up to honour the memory of legendary fossil hunter Mary Anning. Pledge your support for a Mary Anning statue here.
Vintage Dinosaur Art
This month’s featured dinosaur book is the world famous The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1985), also known as the Normanpedia, written by Dr. David Norman and illustrated by John Sibbick.
- Part 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Marc’s massive Normanpedia review from 2012
- Was Sibbick’s Deinonychus the inspiration for the denizens of Paradise Park?
Natee and Niels interviewed palaeontologist and palaeoartist Natalia Jagielska on her research background, art style an future plans. We also talked about the game Paleo Pines, now in development, for which Natalia acts as a scientific consultant. Find Natalia on Twitter and her website. Paleo Pines can be found on Twitter and added to your Steam wishlist.