Category Archives: Ornithischians

… and to end an eventful year: Mexican Ostrich dinosaurs!

Suddenly I realised that I overlooked this piece of my Mexican Dinosaurs series. Meet a displaying pair of Tototlmimus packardensis (Serrano-Brañas et al 2016) from Cuenca Cabullona, Sonora some 72 million years ago. An obvious relative of the Canadian Ornithomimus, it … Continue reading

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The Mexican Dinosaur Eden(Part 1)

As I was mentioning in the previous blog, even as fragmentary as the fossil material is most of the time in Mexico, the Cuenca de Parras, Coahuila, specifically this time  Cerro del Pueblo in the north of Mexico, has produced exceptional specimens like  the … Continue reading

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Cretaceous México: Magnapaulia.

More than a  decade ago I was at the entrails of  the Instituto de Geologia Museum in Mexico City and René Hernández was laying on my lap an enormous and very heavy femur head of a gigantic hadrosaur. The  size was so … Continue reading

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Cretaceous Mexico… the saga continues!

The mid-sized, 6 meter long hadrosaur Velafrons  attacked by a group of indeterminate dromeosaurs … Velafrons is one of the most complete lamboeosaurine hadrosaurs at the level of fossil remains in Mexico. As stated in the previous post, even if fragmentary the Mexican paleo … Continue reading

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The 2014 Mexican Experience!

I bet nobody would be expecting >this< as this year’s “Mexican Experience”; but this is one of many surprises I’ve got from the talented dino-modelers that are located in Mexico. You may know him from previous posts: Aldebran Castañeda‘s fully pose able “Fomisaurs” … Continue reading

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The African Dinosaurs Saga continues…

Or could I call it my continuous searching for staying as close as possible to Nature? Everything started as an imaginative exercise a long time ago for the Holtz/Rey/Random House Encyclopaedia… now I wanted to go a little further. When … Continue reading

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… and then México once again!

Every year, Mexico’s foremost asset to Palaeontology, Dr. René Hernández Rivera, allowed me the honour to speak to his students at his classroom in the UNAM (Mexican Autonomous University), the true temple of popular knowledge in Mexico from which I … Continue reading

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