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A new take on Yehuecauhceratops.

The danger of having extremely fragmentary dinosaur remains like the ones found in Mexico is that they are  bound to different interpretations… and if we are not careful we can end up in opposite directions when it is time to … 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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Cretaceous Mexico…here we go!

The Santonian of Michoacán, México, 83 million years ago… A six meter long proto-hadrosaur Huehuecanauhtlus tiquichensis is harassed by a gang of, still unnamed, feral Tanycolagreus-like theropods. What an opportunity to get to basics with some of the wonderful and overlooked prehistoric Mexican fauna!  Note the … Continue reading

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Sabadell and Tremp. The Dinosaur adventure continues in Catalonia!

Spectacular sauropod footprints, part of the “Dinoturbation” at the locality of Orcau, near Tremp. After the success of Hatching the Past in Coll de Nargó, Peter Norton moved the exhibition to the lavish surroundings of the exquisite Espai Cultural of Sabadell (nearby … Continue reading

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Having Fun with Hadrosaurs… a few sketches.

For anyone with a  taste for creativity and colour, Hadrosaurs -like this strangely crested Olorotitan- simply open the gates for a flood of possibilities. I could finally see a mounted Olorotitan specimen in the Natural History Museum in Brussels (the … Continue reading

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