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My Spinosaurus finally takes to the waters…

Lately, this blog is in danger of becoming an obsessive fan club of the Spinosaurus saga, but I couldn’t resist the temptation of finally doing a water-bound restoration of our favourite fisher kings… I understand that the paleo-art market may … Continue reading

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Yet More Spinosaurus! A matter of legs. The Ideal Vs Scientific papers.

I have always been a fan of the skeletal models from a very talented Chinese, popular sculptor that I found via Internet 袁圣钊 (Yuan Shengzhao). I recommend any serious collector to get in contact with him. Not only his replicas … Continue reading

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Spinosaurus Revisited Part 2. Spinosaur hysteria!

There is a veritable flood of commentary and new restorations of Spinosaurus on the internet.  Most of the commentary is based on false assumptions that feverishly support this or that “Ideal” image of this poorly known, biggest of all theropods. … Continue reading

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Even more interesting NEW Mexican Dinosaurs.

Mexico’s Palaeontology is hard work… at all levels! The numerous but very fragmentary material has palaeontologists squabbling and scratching their heads as to what the myriad of fragments are. This time I have selected two new remarkable new discoveries: Claudia Serrano … Continue reading

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Spinosaurus revisited.

Yes, this is the moment we have all been waiting for…  the newest, most formal restoration of Spinosaurus, modified so it now includes the tail… and it has surprised many, but not me. The tail definitively depicts Spinosaurus as an … Continue reading

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The Waikato Museum in New Zealand hosts Dinosaur rEvolution!

Things are definitively looking up  for Dinosaur rEvolution, Secrets Of Survival. The efforts of Peter Norton and Gondwana Studios are now more evident than ever in this new outing at the Waikato Museum in Hamilton,  New Zealand.  Always trying to … Continue reading

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Pterosaur squid eating? I did it first…

Well it is not very often that I post anything about pterosaurs,,, but since a  recent paper by Hoffmann et al. (2020) documented the remarkable discovery of a Plesioteuthis squid with a Rhamphorhynchus tooth embedded in its tissues reminded me … Continue reading

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Strange tales of the road… Dinosaurs and me at Havana, Cuba 1958. A scrapbook.

It really is a long time and shows how back my interests and fascination with  dinosaurs go! Just found these pictures on my first visit to a dino-park ever… Bellomonte, Playa de Guanabo (in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. These … Continue reading

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Starting 2020 at​ a strong pace. DINOSAUR PATHOLOGIES.

…27 of them and to the last detail! Following an initiative from Ruben Molina-Pérez, responsible for the “Records and Curiosities of the Dinosaurs”, two of the greatest  Mexican Palaeontologists, Angel Ramírez and Ricardo Servín Pichardo,  that supported and backed me … Continue reading

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Mark Witton’s review of Extreme Dinosaurs, The Projects.

Thank you Mark Witton… this review really does the book justice. High Praise from high places at the level of Paleontology… and still managing to positively dissect my work like a good fellow palaeontologist,  artist… and nerd…  aren’t we all? https://markwitton-com.blogspot.com/2019/11/book-review-luis-v-reys-dinosaurs.html?showComment=1575072531090#c2670421361318886343Continue reading

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