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Vintage Dinosaur Art: Dinosaurs and Other Archosaurs – Part 1

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Following on from Ranger Rick’s, here’s another more detailed look at a book that received some very brief attention long, long ago (2010). Why, it’s Dinosaurs and Other Archosaurs, written and illustrated by Peter Zallinger and published by Random House in 1986 (the year before I was born, incidentally). Once again, you can thank/blame Herman Diaz, who sent this book all the way over from the US. Cheers, Herman! Ten years ago, David noted that Zallinger’s work here “reflect[s] the…

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Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Fantastic Dinosaur Adventure – Part 1

Vintage Dinosaur Art

Merry Christmas to you all! For the festive season, I decided to treat myself, as well as all of you fine, fine readers, to a very nostalgic book for me. I loved this book as a kid. In primary school I did a presentation on it. I never owned it, however, until now. So grab a hot cocoa as we take a trip down memory lane, and review some vintage dinosaur illustrations along the way. The Fantastic Dinosaur Adventure is…

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This Mesozoic Month: June 2019

This Mesozoic Month

We’ve reached the halfway point for 2019, and the paleontology train keeps chug-chug-chuggin’ down the tracks. Since I’ve been on vacation (or HOLIDAY, to make Natee happy) for the last week and had this post locked down before I left, there’s a chance I missed a blockbuster publication. Rest assured, July’s round up will mop up anything big that happened over this past week. And this edition is packed anyway, so all aboard… In the News I totally neglected to…

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