Stuck on Sorna Podcast: Ep. 5 – Billy Brennan and the Design of Suspense

In this brief article I share the latest episode of the Stuck on Sorna podcast, a podcast dedicated to the behind the scenes development of Jurassic Park 3. I join podcast host Daniel Stephen to talk about the Aviary sequence and Pteranodon palaeontology in Jurassic Park 3.

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Dino DNA: The Palaeontology of Jurassic Park’s/Jurassic World’s Ceratopsians with Conor O’ Keefe

In this brief article I share the latest episode of The Jurassic Park Podcast where I join podcast contributor Conor O’ Keefe to talk about ceratopsians, and their palaeontology in the Jurassic franchise.

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Discussing the Hadrosaurs of the Jurassic Park/Jurassic World Franchise

In this brief article I share the latest episode of The Jurassic Park Podcast where I join podcast contributor Conor O’ Keefe to talk about hadrosaurs in the Jurassic franchise.

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Jurassic Finds 2 Year Anniversary: A look back on fossil discoveries, volunteering, research and studying.

In this article I give an overview of some of the articles and palaeontological outreach I have been involved in over the past two years on the 2nd year anniversary of the Jurassic Finds blog.

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Thoughts on the palaeontological fieldwork taking place in the Jurassic Mile, Wyoming June 2019.

On the 25th March 2019 a new joint palaeontological fieldwork expedition was announced. This fieldwork will see palaeontologists from the Natural History Museum London, The University of Manchester, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands work together in the Badlands of Wyoming USA to discover new Jurassic dinosaur remains in addition to other animal remains from 150 million years go.

This article will share my thoughts on this fieldwork project, which will be starting this coming June and why Wyoming remains my number one dinosaur field site locality to visit.

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Ichthyosaur Blubber Discovery: Evidence that these Marine Reptiles were Warm-Blooded!

On the 5th of December 2018 new research was published by palaeontologists in the Journal of Nature about the analysis of blubber tissue in a preserved specimen of the Early Jurassic ichthyosaur Stenopterygius. This article will examine this fossil discovery and why it is important evidence for warm bloodedness in ichthyosaurs. Continue reading “Ichthyosaur Blubber Discovery: Evidence that these Marine Reptiles were Warm-Blooded!”