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Episode 17 – Love within the Time of Chasmosaurs

On account of sickness, we missed an episode of the podcast, however we’re again on observe with the episode recorded in April! This time, Dr. Mark Witton takes us again to what is likely to be the primary large-scale expression of palaeoart in 3D: The dinosaurs on the Geological Courtroom at Crystal Palace Park! Tying in along with his new e-book with Ellinor Michel, he tells us all about their historical past, their stunning affect and their unsure future. Additionally, a whole lot of unashamed bashing of Evil Bastard Richard Owen! The Classic Dinosaur Artwork phase takes us again to the Nineteen Fifties, as we focus on an odd however charming oddity filled with fascinating artwork. How can we save what’s left of the Geological Courtroom for future generations? Is pre-renaissance dinosaur artwork extra experimental? Why is naming dinosaurs after different dinosaurs nonetheless a factor? Does Marc sound like Darth Vader? And why are we abruptly listening to Franz Schubert? Pay attention to seek out out!

Within the Information

  • With the assistance of some well-preseved Gorgosaurus juveniles, scientists have mapped out a progress collection for this tyrannosaur: Hyperlink right here
  • A mere partial hand of a brand new therizinosaur tells us a exceptional deal about its life-style. It’s been named Paralitherizinosaurus japonicus: Hyperlink right here
  • Are the fibers on pterosaur pores and skin really feathers, similar as with dinosaurs? Analysis into the integument of Tupandactylus means that it is likely to be, certainly, the case! Hyperlink right here

Classic Dinosaur Artwork

At the moment we’re inspecting a e-book from 1959, Dinosaurs andotherprehistoricanimals, illustrated by the unknown Russell Francis Peterson. As soon as once more, we focus on the fragile steadiness between an anatomially appropriate portrayal of the animals and the function of favor. Additionally, look out for a shock trout!

  • Marc’s orginial evaluation from 2015 is right here.

Cowl with Allosaurus


Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops


One other Diplodocus

Egg-shaped Stegosaurus




Sea Monsters at Battle




Scientist and artist Mark Witton is a well known advocate for the well-known and misunderstood Crystal Palace Dinosaurs. Just lately, he and Ellinor Michel have written what’s up to now probably the most complete and well-researched e-book with regards to these majestic Victorian sculptures by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. The e-book will be discovered wherever books are bought, equivalent to right here. Mark himself introduces the e-book at his personal weblog right here.

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