Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs
Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs is a daily blog dedicated to our love affair with dinosaurs. From the newest discovery to the stories of the men and women who interpret their fossils, from the most accomplished paleoart to the goofiest children's book illustration, LITC has dinosaurs covered.
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What's all this then? Well, I was recently contacted by Dave Hone, well-known palaeontologist, blogger, and exuberant fellow. Dave and I have met a few times, and he even lent me a pile of his old books on one such occasion. This time, Dr Dave had another treat for me. In a letter sealed with wax and carefully delivered by a dashing man in a hat, he had written:"Dearest Marc,I do hope this letter finds you well. On a recent field trip to the badlands of somewhere-or-other, one of my students […]
So it turns out that Doctor Who is quite popular - who'da thought? As such, there was much demand for a second instalment of The Doctor Who Dinosaur Book (1976), featuring everyone's favourite Doctor* - the Fourth Doctor, played by Tom Baker - wandering around and posing like a prat among dinosaur art faithfully traced from the pages of earlier books. I do hope you enjoy.I didn't mention any thyreophorans last time - but they do feature in the book, so please allow me to rectify the situation […]
It's a very good day for those interested in palaeoart - its history, trends over time, the current consensus on restoring certain animals, and where it might be going. Firstly, there's Mark Witton's article in Palaeontology Online, in addition to one on the 'new' Spinosaurus on his own blog. Secondly, Darren Naish's latest blog post is also a look at the changing appearance of dinosaurs in art (what, again?).Here at LITC, we like to think we do our bit in aiding public understanding of the […]
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