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Moroccan Authorities Investigate Mexican Dinosaur Auction

Culture Ministry Investigates Sale of Atlasaurus Caudal Vertebrae Moroccan authorities are investigating the sale of a dinosaur's tail that was sold by the Mexican auction house Morton, to an anonymous buyer for around $97,000 USD ($1.8 million Mexican pesos).  The auction, which took place last Tuesday, was held in Mexico City.  It helped to raise

Rainbow Feathered Jurassic Dinosaur

Caihong juji - A Very Flashy Dinosaur A team of scientists, writing in the journal "Nature Communications", have described a new species of feathered dinosaur from Jurassic-aged rocks in China.  The dinosaur has been named Caihong juji, which means "rainbow with the big crest" in Mandarin.  This duck-sized dinosaur sported a bony crest on the

JurassicCollectables Reviews Rebor “Gunn”

A Review of the 1:18 Scale Rebor "Raptor" Called "Gunn" by JurassicCollectables Those talented people at JurassicCollectables have produced another Rebor "Raptor" review.  Following on from their very informative video review of theShow More Summary

More PNSO Prehistoric Animals Coming into Stock

PNSO Shipment Expected at Everything Dinosaur Staff at Everything Dinosaur are expecting a shipment of PNSO prehistoric animal models to arrive very soon at the company's warehouse.  These rare and difficult to obtain replicas and figures will soon be back in stock at Everything Dinosaur.  The shipment will include PNSO Age of Dinosaurs models such

A New Fast Running Ornithopod from Down Under

Diluvicursor pickeringi - Turkey to Rhea-sized Herbivore from the Early Cretaceous Analysis of the fossilised remains of a little Ornithopod have led to the establishment of a new species of dinosaur, one that roamed the Australian-Antarctic rift valley approximately 113 million years ago.  Described from an almost complete tail and a partial right hind limb

School Prepares for Dinosaur Workshops

Hanging Heaton Primary Prepares for Dinosaur Term Topic Pupils and staff at Hanging Heaton CE (VC) Junior and Infant School (near Dewsbury, West Yorkshire), have been busy preparing their classrooms for the start of the special Spring Term topic - dinosaurs.  Children in class 1 and class 2, comprising the Reception and Key Stage 1

Downsizing DNA Brings Success to Flowering Plants

Angiosperms Downsized Their Genomes Recently, Everything Dinosaur published an article on the remarkable discovery of Lepidoptera wing scales in Upper Triassic/Early Jurassic drill cores from Germany.  This fossil evidence suggestedShow More Summary

Triassic Inspired Prehistoric Animal Diorama

Triassic Prehistoric Animal Landscape Our thanks to dinosaur fan and model maker Robert Townsend who has sent in to Everything Dinosaur some pictures of his Triassic inspired prehistoric landscape.  Robert has constructed a large diorama complete with prehistoric vegetation, a waterhole and dinosaur footprints in the substrate.  In the latest set of photographs emailed to

The Schleich Tawa Dinosaur Model is in Stock

Everything Dinosaur Stocks the Schleich Tawa Dinosaur Model The new for 2018 Schleich Tawa dinosaur model has arrived and is now in stock at Everything Dinosaur.  The Schleich Tawa is one of three Theropod replicas introduced by the German-based figure manufacturer in 2018, but the only one that represents a hypercarnivore.  The other two Theropods

Ancient Butterflies, Flutter By

Fossilised Wing Scales Provide Evidence of Triassic Moths and Butterflies Butterflies and moths might be regarded as delicate creatures, what with the diaphanous wings and light-weight bodies, but a new study published in the journal "Science Advances" suggests that the Lepidoptera have been around for many millions of years longer than previously thought.  The new fossil

Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland

A Review of the Fossils of Folkestone, Kent Fossil collecting is a popular hobby and there are a number of excellent general guide books available.  However, the newly published "Fossils of Folkestone, Kent" by geologist and museum curator Philip Hadland, takes a slightly different perspective.  Instead of focusing on lots of fossil collecting locations, Philip

Estemmenosuchus Scale Drawing

Estemmenosuchus Scale Drawing One of the new 1:20 scale figures from CollectA for 2018 is a model of the Dinocephalian Estemmenosuchus.  We are not expecting this model to arrive in stock until the middle of this year, but we are busy preparing a fact sheet to accompany sales of this Permian herbivore (most scientists state

Preparing New Outlook Signatures

Preparing New Signatures for Emails This week sees the installation of new computers at Everything Dinosaur.  This has given team members the opportunity to prepare new email signatures and other items as the new systems are installed in our offices.  With so many new items due to come into stock, it is a question of

On the Trail of Megalodon Ancestors

Scientists in Alabama Solve Forty-Year Shark Puzzle A team of scientists from the University of Alabama and the McWane Science Centre (Birmingham, Alabama), have solved a four-decade-long prehistoric shark mystery, naming a new species...Show More Summary

New Schleich Models in Stock at Everything Dinosaur

New Schleich Prehistoric Animal Models in Stock at Everything Dinosaur The first of the 2018 Schleich prehistoric animal figures are in stock at Everything Dinosaur.  Five new models are now available, the new for 2018 Schleich Triceratops, the new colour variant Therizinosaurus plus the Psittacosaurus, Oviraptor and the amazing Dinogorgon replica. New for 2018 Schleich

JurassicCollectables Reviews Rebor “Rose”

A Review of the Rebor "Rose" Velociraptor Figure by JurassicCollectables Those clever and talented people at JurassicCollectables have posted up another Rebor replica review.  The latest video features the Rebor Velociraptor named "Rose", a representation of a female "raptor", one of a pair of figures (one male, one female) introduced by Rebor last month.  These

Palaeontology Predictions for 2017 – How did we do?

Palaeontology Predictions for 2017 - How did we do? Back in early January 2017, Everything Dinosaur team members had a go at predicting the news stories that our blog site would cover in the next twelve months or so.  After our crystal ball gazing we made a total of seven predictions: 1).  A New Epoch -

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Just time to wish all our blog readers and Everything Dinosaur customers a happy new year.  We are going to be very busy in 2018 and we have a lot to look forward too, but first we say a big thank you to all our customers who supported us in 2017 and

Gigantism in Penguins

Giant Prehistoric Penguins Not Just Once But Several Times A team of scientists writing in the academic journal "Nature Communications" have identified a new species of giant, prehistoric penguin.  This new species, named Kumimanu biceae is not closely related to previously described giant penguins and this suggests that gigantism in penguins evolved several times in

Favourite Blog Articles of 2017

Favourite Blog Articles of 2017 As the year draws to a close, it is time to reflect on some of the blog articles that we have produced over the last twelve months or so.  It has certainly been an amazing year for palaeontology with lots of new fossil discoveries and some fascinating new insights into

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