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A Look at Prosauropods: The Forgotten Dinosaurs

Published on May 28th, 2019 | by Guest Blogger

As with most children who are fascinated by dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Stegosaurus were amongst the first dinosaurs I learnt of. But as I grew older, another group of dinosaurs began to pique my interest, a [&hellip... Read More


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Being a Postgraduate Palaeontologist in 2018

Published on May 5th, 2018 | by Guest Blogger

Since I was child, I wanted to pursue a career in palaeontology.  As I am now starting my career as a postgraduate student in the palaeontological field, I have noticed that it has been filled with [&hellip... Read More


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Get Well Soon, Titanosuchid

Published on December 31st, 2017 | by Chris Barker

Christmas was not particularly kind for one titanosuchid. Published on the day many were receiving gifts and well wishes, this Permian reptile was given the bad news that it was suffering from a bout of osteomyelitis, [&hellip... Read More


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My Favourite Question

Published on December 10th, 2017 | by Guest Blogger

Or what a difference a word makes. Words have meaning. That meaning gives them power. Two essentially identical sentences can have entirely different meanings just by changing a single word. In some cases, that word can [&hellip... Read More


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Paleontology from an Amateur Perspective 1

Published on November 21st, 2017 | by Guest Blogger

I have the great opportunity to write about paleontology. Paleontology is something I’ve always wanted to be involved with, but it’s something I never pursued academically. I have acquired several books on the subject that I [&hellip... Read More


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