Tag Archives: fossils

A dino on the move

Yesterday, I came across a post by Stuart Shieber, in which he highlighted a quote and linked to a blog post about an interview that Richard Poynder had done with Jan Velterop, in which the latter had said the following: … Continue reading

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Wanted: A skin doctor for Tyrannosaurus

Little do we know about the skin of dinosaurs, but progress occurs nonetheless. I still remember the touch of the dinosaur skin model in the Natural History Museum in London, and catching an infection was not amongst the thoughts I think … Continue reading

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Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons: Longdan tiger.png

Today’s Open Access File of the Day is an illustration of soft tissue reconstruction, drawn by Velizar Simeonovski of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. It highlights how the shape of the skull of a fossil species, along … Continue reading

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