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Dinosaur of the day Melanorosaurus, the Triassic "Black Mountain Lizard" sauropodomorph from South Africa.
Interview with Tom Rich and Patricia Vickers-Rich, two incredibly accomplished paleontologists in Melbourne, Australia. They have worked together on countless projects. Most importantly to dinosaur fans, they named Leaellynasaura, Timimus, Atlascopcosaurus, and others from the Victoria coast.
In dinosaur news this week:
- The new allosauroid, Asfaltovenator, was described from Jurassic Argentina
- Ten new polar dinosaur feathers were described from Australia
- Coffs Harbour Butterfly House in New South Wales, Australia, has opened their dinosaur forest
- In Reno, Nevada, you can go to Jurassic Empire on Jan 11 and 12.
- In Cardiff, Wales, you can have a sleepover with Dippy the Diplodocus while he’s visiting on Saturday January 25
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