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Natura Docet: Dinosaurs of Denekamp


It was a coincidence, really. It so happened that my work took me to Twente, the far Eastern corner of the Netherlands, and I saw these posters along the side of the road, advertising a dinosaur exhibition at Natura Docet. Of course, Natura Docet. The local nature museum. That’s here somewhere, isn’t it? Had I not befriended its curator, Eric Mulder, a couple of years ago? I immediately wrote it down and paid a visit to the museum at the…

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Europasaurus: Life on Jurassic Islands – Review

Book Review

It’s certainly been a rough old year, and over here amid the dismal lorry-strewn wastes of Plague Island, things seem to only go from bad to worse. So, a chance to escape to sunnier, more prehistoric climes is definitely welcome. As luck would have it, here comes Europasaurus: Life on Jurassic Islands (or Urzeitinseln voller Leben), a book that so perfectly visualises the tropical archipelagos of Late Jurassic Germany, so gorgeously immerses the reader in a long-lost world devoid of…

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Podcast Show Notes: Episode 1 – Giovanni Caselli and Joschua Knüppe

Podcast Show Notes

Introducing Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs: The Podcast! In the first episode, Natee Himmapaan, Marc Vincent and Niels Hazeborg discuss the dinosaur news, admire a well known book full of Vintage Dinosaur Art, and interview palaeoartist Joschua Knüppe on his new book. On this blog post, you can find links to the relevant news articles, all the images we discuss, and links to the work of our interviewed artist.  In the News TetZooMCon happened on 12 december 2020.…

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Return to Het Dinobos

Attraction Review

I’ve been having a pretty crazy summer, so when a dear friend of mine offered to take me to Dierenpark Amersfoort, a lovely, lush, forested zoo in the town of the same name, I jumped at the chance. Within the zoo is a bit of forest dedicated to dinosaurs: Marc visited for the first time in 2011, and I’ve been a few times as well. I was wondering if anything had changed and how the pandemic measures would affect my…

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