In this brief article I breakdown my holiday on the Isle of Wight. Having never visited the island before it was a joyful experience filled with volunteering, fossil hunting and exploration.
On the 3rd of June 2019 new research was published in the Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology about the fossil discovery of a new iguanodontian dinosaur in Australia named Fostoria dhimbangunmal, discovered at Lightening Ridge. This article will examine this fossil discovery and it’s importance as a new dinosaur species in Australia.
On the 27th of April I attended Wales Comic Con, it was a fantastic experience capped off by meeting my childhood hero from Jurassic Park, Sam Neill!
Just a brief article to wish you all a happy and joyful Easter break!
On the 25th March 2019 a new joint palaeontological fieldwork expedition was announced. This fieldwork will see palaeontologists from the Natural History Museum London, The University of Manchester, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands work together in the Badlands of Wyoming USA to discover new Jurassic dinosaur remains in addition to other animal remains from 150 million years go.
This article will share my thoughts on this fieldwork project, which will be starting this coming June and why Wyoming remains my number one dinosaur field site locality to visit.
On the 21st of February 2019 palaeontologists published research about the fossil discovery of Moros intrepidus a new species of tyrannosaur. This article will explain this discovery and what it means for a better understanding of tyrannosaurid development.
December 2018 saw some incredible fossil research being published. In this article I summarise what fossil discoveries occurred and which one discovery stood out to me the most over the Christmas period. Continue reading “A Summary Of The Fossil Discoveries Of December 2018”
On the 5th of December 2018 new research was published by palaeontologists in the Journal of Nature about the analysis of blubber tissue in a preserved specimen of the Early Jurassic ichthyosaur Stenopterygius. This article will examine this fossil discovery and why it is important evidence for warm bloodedness in ichthyosaurs. Continue reading “Ichthyosaur Blubber Discovery: Evidence that these Marine Reptiles were Warm-Blooded!”
In this article I share some really exciting news as well as what’s coming up next on Jurassic Finds. Continue reading “Some Exciting Jurassic News!”
On the 21st of November 2018 new research was published in the Journal of The Royal Society about the discovery of a new species of dinosaur named Macrocollum itaquii. In this article I examine this dinosaur discovery and what it means for understanding early dinosaur evolution during the Triassic era.