Tag Archives: Thom Holtz

Dinosaurios Hechos En Mexico. Monterrey and beyond. Our latest Dinosaur Saga.

  When the “Dinosaurios Hechos En Mexico”  exhibition at the Planetario Alfa opened  a few months ago I was impressed by  the pictures, even if I couldn’t be at the opening. I knew that between Peter Norton‘s Gondwana Studios and myself … Continue reading

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The Next Bone of Contention…

Yes, that is what feathering T. rex is becoming! Once again I’m feeling the same as what was happening  in the 80’s and 90’s when several madcaps like some of us  confronted the hard core scientists that claimed they had … Continue reading

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Swerving across the path of controversy… Sinosauropteryx and Yi Qi.

While we know a lot about Sinosauropteryx, to ‘almost’ even the level of colouration, we don’t know enough about Yi qi, the famous bat-like feathered dinosaur… its remains are not well enough preserved to be certain of many details like the … Continue reading

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Tiny Titans non-stop… now at the Philip Currie Dinosaur Museum

  It is not only  the Holtz/Rey “Dinosaurs The Most Complete Up-To-Date  Encyclopedia For Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages…” that is currently available at the illustrious  Philip Currie Dinosaur Museum… the museum is also host to yet another  version of the StoneCo’s Hatching … Continue reading

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Flugsaurier and SVPCA 2015… Face to Face with the Snake!

The Paleo meetings here in England are getting more sophisticated and better attended these days. As a novelty this year the legendary Flugsaurier (Pterosaur) meeting happened in Portsmouth. It always brings me great memories from Munich  years ago when we did a tribute … Continue reading

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The Time Is Now: Finally Deinocheirus!

Remember this? Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska** , the discoverer of Deinocheirus (the Terrible Claw) in awe of her own discovery…How many times have we stood and stared in awe of this fossil, imagining what the rest of the animal would look? Comparative anatomy deductions … 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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