Tag Archives: Scott Hartman

Utahraptor’s Week changes everything…

Scott Hartman has blown everybody’s mind with his new skeletal restoration of the intriguing giant dromeosaur. I seized the opportunity to actually “finish” my “Archaeopteryx Family” mural touring with the recent show by Silver Plume Exhibitions’ “Dinosaurs Take Flight, The Art of Archaeopteryx” and that might be … Continue reading

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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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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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Yi. Things will never be the same again (and again)!

When I started to get serious about the Dinosaur Renaissance  many years ago, I never dreamed that it will take me this far. If the speed of change of the image of the Dinosauria has been dazzling… what can I … Continue reading

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What happens when Spinosaurus runs ashore…

The continuing Spinosaurus saga has reached its peak with Paul Sereno and National Geographic’s final, detailed description of the new version of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus.  And things just couldn’t get weirder. Are we witnessing the first ever “cetacean-like” dinosaur? It has the bone … Continue reading

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SVP at LA… a personal chronicle.

It was a double whammy returning to LA and SVP at the same time. It’s been a while since my last Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting …and even longer while since I last had visited Los Angeles… In ’76, it … Continue reading

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