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Our friend, Veasta

Hmm, how cryptic. Post to follow soon (thanks to Mark North for photo: that’s him on the right). Calling all palaeo-artist friends and colleagues: please start sending me your temnospondyl images (see profile for email).

Aetosaurs and ethics

More aetosaurs coming soon. If only I didn’t have all this other crap to deal with first.

Well, holy crap. Want to have your enthusiasm for a certain subject invigorated? Then attend a conference; preferably one that features amazing new data, unbelievably cool new video clips, valuable discussion of new ideas and sharing of concepts, is attended by the great majority of active people in the field, and – best of all…

War rhinos (teaser)

Everybody’s talking about it: that most controversial of ideas… were rhinos ever used in warfare? Sure, you’ve seen armoured war elephants, but what about armoured war rhinos? Well, there’s good news, and there’s bad news. Stay tuned, for all will be revealed. And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, you might need to…

Coming next: that long-promised post on Australian giant cats. If this stuff is unfamiliar to you, prepare to be surprised. I still can’t believe it. After that: the beluwhals, newts (pending fieldwork to be carried out on Wednesday), maybe more feathered dinosaurs…. and rhinogradentians. Spent today watching swimming rats. Only Rattus norvegicus but still cool.

The sonic lance hypothesis

It’s funny what you can find kicking around in the corner of a friend’s flat. Full post to follow soon…

In the week to come…

Sorry, another one of those really annoying teasers. But, come on, you love it really. Coming later this week… … at long long last, those lost tree frogs… … proto-narwhals and the case of the beluwhals… … the amazing social life of the Green iguana… … and maybe something on feathered theropods. Plus vampire pterosaurs,…

Coming within the next few hours… Image from deviantART.

Still to come…

All of this yet to come…