Tag Archives: Dinosaurs

I’m Just Gonna Leave These Here….


In the interests of open sourcing, the following skeletal reconstructions and descriptions are CC-BY. This means they are entirely open-access, and you may do whatever you wish with them so long as you attribute the material to me. You do … Continue reading

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Pneumatic Air Sacs in Dinosaurs


Following all that work I’ve been doing on anatomy in oviraptorids, it should not come as a surprise that I am looking for ways to effectively represent this amassed data in digestible chunks. I don’t always want to write novellas … Continue reading

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The Enfluffening


As we dig deeper into the past and our investigative techniques broaden and our perspectives with it, biological aspects of ancient life become more and more interesting. Of the most visual of these is the presence of non-scaly integument in … Continue reading

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What Do


. . . in the parlance of those brave ladies from planet Amazonia. If it seems my content has been sparing it is because it has been. But I have been producing, and vigorously so, all this time. A lot … Continue reading

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SVP in North Carolina — Maybe Next Year, in LA


This year’s annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) just recently ended, with from what I hear was another smashing banquet and after-party. Most people usually get smashed in one way or another Saturday night as the banquet … Continue reading

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A Mystery, Theropod-Style


As before, give me an idea what you think this guy/gal is, and later (maybe around one week later) I will give my answer. You can tell I went bonkers on the integument; ignore it as just a matter of … Continue reading

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The Demon of the Chinle


Very rarely do you get to just shove your hand deep into the Mythology Pool and pull out a name like Daemonosaurus.

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