Category Archives: Sauropods

Dinosaur Isle Museum and SVPCA 2019…

With the goodwill, imagination and energy of Martin Munt, Gary Blackwell (and the whole team), after many years of sporadically attending SVPCA meetings, I think this year was probably the best organised of all I have attended so far.  The novel organisation of … Continue reading

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Bajadasaurus…where extremes reach a tipping point!

Dinosaurs continue to be the source of amazement beyond all expectations. Now is the turn of sauropods, with the newly described South American dicraeosaurid Bajadasaurus. If you thought that the elongated cervical spines along the neck of Amargasaurus were a … Continue reading

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Dinosaurios Hechos En México opens in Monterrey (Part 2)… now for real!

7500 visitors in two days can’t be wrong… ! After the preview in my last blog,  we have had the opening of Dinosaurios Hechos En México. As this little photo tour shows,  I think Planetario Alfa and Gondwana Studios have … Continue reading

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Hatching The Past in the Catalonian Pyrenees!

For the first time in a long time, Hatching The Past, this time known as: “L’ECLOSIÓ DEL PASSAT: OUS I CRIES DE DINOSAURES” , arrives home. Yes, the ESPAI DINOSFERA DE COLL DE NARGÓ in the Catalonian Pyrenees boasts the privilege of actually being … 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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Hatching The Past (part 2): Interactive with kids!

You may have to agree… oviraptorids never looked like this before! I think Hatching The Past is a truly bold, didactic attempt to create a vibrant theatrical scenario for kids like I think no one has done before. The costumes, … Continue reading

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Bringing it down (Having fun with Allosaurus Part 2)…

This piece is taken from “Dinosaurs In The Round” too. Hunting pack of allosaurs try to bring down a medium sized sauropod (Camarasaurus). This scene is inspired by a sculpture group scene I saw in an  “exhibition” made in the … Continue reading

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