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Ichthyovenator: The Sail-Backed Fish Hunter of Laos

The newfound spinosaur, apparently the first confirmed in Asia, had a wavy sail that dipped downwards at the hips, creating the appearance of two smaller sails
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Quote of the Day: 'What About Bob?' Edition

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (6 years ago)

"I'm sailing! I'm sailing! I'm sailing!... I'm sailing! I'm sailing! I sail! I'm sailiiiiiing!" -- Bob Wiley (Bill Murray), having a "breakthrough" with the daughter of his psychiatrist, Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss), whose vaca... Read Post

What Do We Know About Spinosaurs?

Biology / Paleontology : Dinosaur Tracking (4 years ago)

When I was a kid, Spinosaurus was one of my favorite dinosaurs. There was something so wonderfully odd about a massive predator with a sail on its back, but the trouble was that no one had a good idea what this animal looked like. S... Read Post

The Spinosaurids Arrive in Asia

Biology / Paleontology : Love In The Time Of Chasmosaurs (3 years ago)

This week in the journal Naturwissenshaften, we have the advance online publication of research describing a new spinosaurid, which the authors, led by Ronan Allain, dub Ichthyovenator laosensis: the Laotian Fish Hunter. Ichthyovena... Read Post


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