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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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In 'Black Sails' Season 3, Flint and Silver's relationship is still a struggle

Entertainment / Television : It Happened Last Night (2 hours ago)

When "Black Sails" returned for Season 2, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and John Silver (Luke Arnold) were, as Stephens puts it, "in deep s." The Walrus has wrecked and the crew blames them. Stephens tells Zap2it Flint has an uphill... 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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