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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  (86 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

Los mundos prehistóricos de Pat Mills (y II) 

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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 británico es tremendamente prolífica y significativa en cuanto a las viñetas de dinosaurios se refiere, como vamos a terminar de comprobar. ABC Warriors (2000 AD #134, 1979)Los dinosaurios de Flesh acabaron colándose en series de otros personajes de 2000 AD. En el episodio del Juez Dredd [...]

Book review: Prehistoric World of Zdeněk Burian, Volume 1: From the Creation of the Earth to the Extinction of the Dinosaurs 

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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 [...]

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

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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: [...]
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