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‘Euro Devil’: Fossil of carnivorous marsupial relative discovered in E Europe

Scientists have discovered fossil remains of a new carnivorous mammal in Turkey, one of the biggest marsupial relatives ever discovered in the northern hemisphere. The post ‘Euro Devil’: Fossil of carnivorous marsupial relative discovered in E Europe appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Damselfly Honours Sir David Attenborough

Mesosticta davidattenboroughi - Sir David's Cretaceous Damselfly Broadcaster, naturalist and all-round good guy, Sir David Attenborough has been honoured yet again by having a newly described species named after him.  This time, it is a new species of Cretaceous damselfly discovered in a piece of Burmese amber (burmite).  Fossils of insects are extremely rare and

Dinosaurs of China in Nottingham: part 1 - Ground Shakers

Have you ever wandered among the imposing corridors and grand halls of an historical stately home and thought about how much they could be improved by the addition of dinosaur skeletons? Then boy, do I have an exhibition for you. But...Show More Summary

Everything Dinosaur Stocks PNSO Age of Dinosaurs

PNSO Age of Dinosaurs Model Range Available from Everything Dinosaur Everything Dinosaur now stocks the PNSO Age of Dinosaurs model range and what a fantastic selection of prehistoric animals it is!  These museum quality replicas and beautifully crafted toys cover a wide selection of ancient creatures, there is a T. rex and Triceratops of course

Papo Cave Bear Model Reviewed

A Review of the New for 2017 Papo Cave Bear Model The Papo Cave Bear model is now in stock at Everything Dinosaur.  This eagerly anticipated Papo replica arrived at our warehouse today and team members at Everything Dinosaur have been busy checking inventory and putting models to one side for those customers who requested

Giant Dinosaur Gets a Name

Patagotitan mayorum - 69 Tonnes of Titanosaur This week has seen the long-awaited publication of a scientific paper on the super-sized Titanosaur fossils that Everything Dinosaur blogged about in May 2014.  Writing in the "Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Biology)", the researchers, which included José L. Show More Summary

Stealth Saga #65

6th Gen Fighters:Russia claims it will incorporate lasers to shoot down missiles in its 6th gen fighter.PAK-FA: The PAK-FA engaged in mock combat at MAKS-2017. The developmental stage of the PAK-FA is set too end by the end of 2017 with the flight testing of the new engine. Show More Summary

Book Review: Dinosaur Empire

The gradual shifting of popular visions of prehistoric life has been a theme of this blog almost since the start. Looking at how old, mid-century or earlier ideas stick around longer than scientific consensus would dictate is fun, but...Show More Summary

JurassicCollectables Reviews “Spring-heeled Jack”

A Video Review of the Rebor Leaping Velociraptor "Spring-heeled Jack" JurassicCollectables have been hard at work again and their latest video to be posted is a review of the amazing "Spring-heeled Jack", the Rebor Velociraptor, 1:18 scale dinosaur model.  Rebor has continued to set the standard when it comes to introducing "retro raptors" and this

Monster Jurassic Crocodile Honours Motorhead’s Frontman

Lemmysuchus obtusidens - Named after Lemmy from Motorhead On December 28th 2015, the English heavy-metal musician, Lemmy, the founder of Motörhead and doyen of the metal-music genre passed away.  Since that day, many scientists who were fans of Lemmy's music have sought out ways to honour him.  It seems that tracks such as "Bomber", "Overkill", "Louie

First winged mammals from the Jurassic period discovered

Two 160 million-year-old mammal fossils discovered in China show that the forerunners of mammals in the Jurassic Period evolved to glide and live in trees. With long limbs, long hand and foot fingers, and wing-like membranes for tree-to-tree...Show More Summary

Everything Dinosaur Newsletter Rebor and More!

Everything Dinosaur Newsletter Rebor and More! Subscribers to the Everything Dinosaur customer newsletter were treated to some privileged information last week when they got notice of the arrival of the new Rebor 1:18 scale Velociraptor replicas "Spring-heeled Jack" and "Alex Delarge".  Many customers had already taken advantage of the company's no hassle, no obligation product

Dino hips discovery unravels species riddle

Dino hips discovery unravels species riddle The post Dino hips discovery unravels species riddle appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Customised CollectA Deluxe Dimorphodon

Customised CollectA Deluxe Dimorphodon At Everything Dinosaur, it is always a pleasure to hear from our customers.  We get sent lots of photographs of customised models, collectors having taken a model and given it a unique paint job.  Sometimes subtle changes are made to the body plan as well.  Take for example, Elizabeth who is

Vintage Dinosaur Art: Animals of Yesterday

As regular readers will have noticed, I've received a great many scanned books by e-mail from Charles Leon, all very gratefully received (even the dino sex article). Animals of Yesterday, originally published in 1941 (with this edition...Show More Summary

The “Jaws” of the Early Triassic

Birgeria americana - Big Mouthed Fish of the Early Triassic The end Permian mass extinction event is widely regarded as the most devastating extinction known from the Phanerozoic Eon.  An estimated 57% of all marine families died out, virtually all the corals became extinct and ecosystems were effectively destroyed.  Notable casualties were the Trilobita, sea-scorpions

Cambrian Worm with a Big Bite

New Species of Fossil Worm - the Jaws of the Cambrian Despite the Burgess Shale fossil deposits having been studied for more than a hundred years, these ancient shales can still spring a few surprises.  For example, this week saw the publication of a description of a new fossil species of arrow worm, one that

The Armour of Borealopelta markmitchelli

The Armour of Borealopelta markmitchelli With the publishing of the formal description of the nodosaurid Borealopelta markmitchelli in the academic journal "Current Biology" this week, Everything Dinosaur has received a number of emails concerning this amazing fossil discovery. Show More Summary

A Scale Drawing of the Spinosaurid Suchomimus

Suchomimus Scale Drawing Suchomimus (S. tenerensis) fossils were first found in 1973, but at the time, little was known about spinosaurids.  Recent reviews of the fossil material have placed this dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Niger within the Spinosauridae, specifically assigned to the Baryonychidae. Show More Summary

Evidence of Iguanodontids from Early Cretaceous Alberta

Fossilised Footprint Hints at Iguanodontids Present in Early Cretaceous Alberta The iguanodontids were one of the most successful groups of Ornithischian dinosaurs to evolve.  These herbivores with their batteries of teeth and the ability to chew their food attained a near global distribution by the late Early Cretaceous. Show More Summary

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