Now for a different journal than normal, but I think this is very important. If your reaction is ´´oh for fucks sake I don´t care´´ then you are exactly the kind of person that should read this journal. Think about my points. If you don´t agree then by all means, engage in the comment section or whatever.
This is more meant as a light hearted but serious talk. Forgot to make a source list but if you want a claim sourced, ask so in the comments and I will provide. If you go complain about how this is not a rigorous academic work that explains why climate change deniers are wrong, you are retarded shithead. This
Am I the only one who thinks we should be maybe just *a bit* more skeptical r.e. Palaeoloxodon namadicus' size estimate? The estimate is based off of measurements made from one femur fragment all the way back in *1834*. Just to put this into perspect ...
So, recently I've been writing my own silly little story, which is basically about two animals (a bird and a multituberculate mammal) from the end of the Cretaceous who travel forward in time, seeing what life is like in the future. I've already written three chapters and am in the process of the fourth (the first two still take place in the Cretaceous; the real time travel is from the third chapter onwards). This is my first venture into storytelling. So, uhh...see how you like it, if at all.
Montana, 66 million years ago
It was the dawn of a new era. The beginning of what would be a long period of new chances at life popping up and going,
Isn't the presence of sharp claw marks one of the characteristics used to identify non-avian theropod footprints? I think there needs to be a limit to how worn or blunt they are reconstructed in paleoart, though I myself am unsure of where that limit ...
About titanosaur lateral bracing. I was blocked by asuma, so I'll post my reply here.
Um, I cannot really disclose the link right now, its part of a project on titanosaurs. I will link an example image svpow.files.wordpress.com/2009… note the prominent enlargement of the cervical rib, and transverse process.