Category Archives: tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurus rex in Mexico?

Coastal Laramidia ( Late Cretaceous).  A couple of T. exes are feasting from a “Sabinosaurio” carcass, while several azdharxhids queue for their turn… Impossible? Not according to Dr.  Claudia Serrano Brañas  that after reading my comments in the previous blog about … Continue reading

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… 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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More Mexican Dinosaurs: Labocania anomala.

In my series about Mexican Dinosaurs, I haven’t been able to avoid repeatedly the use of violent scenes… that is what popular palaeontology is about according to some of the kids  attending my workshops last week: VIOLENCE… and gore… of course! Well, … 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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London’s Best Kept “Secret” Dinoexhibit Is About To Be Unveiled!

It’s finally here… and I have followed Peter Norton step by step build-up of Hatching The Past for the first time in London, at the Horniman Museum in South London and this time under the name of  “Dinosaurs Monster Families“ As usual, … Continue reading

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Genesis of a Feast. The Trike Decapitation!

Everything started inconspicuously… SVPCA, lethargic rodent presentation (very sorry rodents!) and my mind reeling by a fantastic suggestion of Mark Wildman… what can you do? Start doodling! From doodling anywhere I could, to formal pencil leading inevitably to the final thing… The corridors … Continue reading

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Nanotyrannus… is it or is it not?

Nanotyrannus  was considered  as a different tyrannosaur species right from its discovery (especially by Robert Bakker). However, soon his status started to oscillate between different tyrannosaur and  a juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex. This has always been a source of  hot debate. We have had … Continue reading

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More previews from the Kelly Tyrannosaur Project.

As we can see here… not everything tyrannosaur has to be Tyrannosaurus! This classic scene has been depicted many times…And it should have been an awesome one to watch. Triceratops was once depicted as a mud wrestler by Dr. Bob Bakker. … Continue reading

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Meet the new protagonists…!

The excitement of  the epic Mike Kelly “Super Predator, the World of T. rex” continues unabated. After finishing the series about Alamosaurus and T. rex, the new chapter I’m illustrating now refers to the possible scenario of  the predator/prey relationship of the … Continue reading

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Introducing: New protagonists for 2015.

What is behind the story of this new tyrannosaur saga? A few months ago a manuscript  landed on my desk. Mike Kelly, knowledgeable dinosaur fan and a man that is becoming fast a new patron of the Paleo Arts and … Continue reading

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