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Episode 62: The Tully Monster

March 18th, 2016 | by David Marshall

Tullimonstrum gregarium, better known as the ‘Tully Monster’ is a problematic fossil from the Late Carboniferous Mazon Creek lagerstätte, Illinois, USA. [&hellip


Episode 55: Pterosaurs

November 15th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Pterosaurs were the first vertebrates to achieve powered flight, and lived in the skies above the dinosaurs during the Mesozoic. [&hellip


Aquatic adaptations in crocodylomorphs

November 9th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Crocodylomorphs today are not thought to be the most diverse group, consisting of all semi-aquatic forms of alligators, crocodiles, and gharials. [&hellip


Episode 53: Ankylosaurs

October 15th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

Ankylosaurs are a group of non-avian dinosaurs best known for their armour, tank-like bodies, and sometimes large tail clubs. First [&hellip


Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum Opens

September 25th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

A new museum is set to open to the public in northern Alberta, Canada. The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum can [&hellip


Episode 51: Eurypterids

September 1st, 2015 | by David Marshall

Eurypterids, or ‘sea-scorpions’ are an extinct group of chelicerates: the group containing the terrestrial arachnids (such as spiders and scorpions) [&hellip


Episode 48: The Burgess Shale

July 17th, 2015 | by David Marshall

The Burgess Shale is probably the world’s most famous lagerstätte (site of special preservation). Discovered in 1909 on Mt. Stephen, [&hellip



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