Tetrapod Zoology

Archives for September, 2007

As a famous lady recently said: “I’m back”. At last – having just returned from the Peter Wellnhofer Flugsaurier Conference (held at the Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie [BSP] in Munich) – conference season is at an end and I can try to return to normal life. At the risk of spouting forth with the usual…

Drake, we are LEAVING!

Once more it’s that time again, I’m leaving for conference # 3 (well, I’m not leaving right now, but I won’t have the chance to blog before I do)…

Here is another thrown-together collection of things relating to SVPCA… well, I photographed the Short-billed echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus and Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus in the Zoology Museum at Glasgow (during SVPCA); the photo of the echidna checking out the camera came from elsewhere. Monotremes have been in the news recently, what with the alleged recent rediscovery…

In celebration of the upcoming Flugsaurier conference (conference # 3), I thought I’d post some nice pterosaur pictures. I’m speaking at the meeting, so am spending ‘spare’ time on pterosaurs and not much else (I am happy to report that I’m able to continue with the day-job on marine reptiles – more on that in…

The best conference ever

I’m back, and thanks to all readers for still checking on the blog even while I was away (I can tell all this from the visitor stats). I returned yesterday from the best conference ever: more info forthcoming, but not yet as I’m still in conference season, with the pterosaur meeting now only a week…