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Friday, 26 May 2023

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Stinky Meg | Corpse Flower to Bloom 

BEYONDbones [18:57:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (90 visits) info
The Cockrell Butterfly Center has a plant that’s about to make a big stink! Her name is Meg, named after the prehistoric Megalodon shark featured at the museum’s new SHARKS! exhibit. Meg is an Amorphophallus titanum, also called the Titan Arum but more commonly known as the corpse flower. You might remember our most famous […] The post Stinky Meg | Corpse Flower to Bloom first appeared on

A new recipe for Large Igneous Provinces: just add BIF, then wait a couple of hundred million years 

Highly Allochthonous [18:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Here’s a new paper that proposes the biggest of big ideas: a 240 million year causal chain that runs from the Earth’s surface, to the core mantle boundary, and back again! Here’s how it supposedly goes: 1. Banded iron deposits … Continue reading →

Book review: Prehistoric World of Zdeněk Burian, Volume 1: From the Creation of the Earth to the Extinction of the Dinosaurs blog [15:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
Finally: a modern book devoted to everyone's favourite mid-20th Century Czech palaeoartist, Zdeněk Burian. It's big, it's expensive, and it's amazing. For palaeoart fans, it's an essential purchase. As [...]

Los mundos prehistóricos de Pat Mills (y II) 

Koprolitos [10:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (71 visits) info
Splash panel con que comienza "The Coming of Satanus"No solemos dedicar más de una entrada por autor, pero en el caso de “Uncle Pat” no nos ha quedado otro remedio. La obra del padrino del cómic [...] | Impressum