Martin Galloway

Martin Galloway

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Ammonite pavement in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Great Britain - a World Heritage site…

Ammonite pavement in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Great Britain - a World Heritage Site. We went fossil hunting at Lyme Regis as kids! I took my husband a few years ago and we only found one fossil! I don't think he believed we used to find loads.

New research has found evidence of original keratin and melanosome preservation in a 130-million-year-old Eoconfuciusornis specimen. The work extends the timeframe in which original molecules may preserve, and demonstrates the ability to distinguish between ancient microstructures in fossils.

An international team of U. and Chinese scientists analyzed the color of the ancient bird, the oldest known avian after the proto-bird Archaeopteryx.

Extinct Emus by *SageKorppi. clockwise starting with the upper left head: extinct Tasmanian Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis), the extant Common Emu (D. n. novaehollandiae), extinct Kangaroo Island Emu (D. baudinanus), and extinct King Island Emu (D. n. ater)

Clockwise starting with the upper left head: the extinct Tasmanian Emu, the extant Common Emu, the extinct Kangaroo Island Emu and the extinct King Island Emu.

Sinomegaceros pachyosteus by ~RomanYevseyev  Deer can be surprisingly dangerous as it is.  I'm tempted to have the PCs-- next time they run out of food-- pass near some does that are large but not otherwise unusual.  And then have the stag bust out.

Sinomegaceros pachyosteus by ~RomanYevseyev Deer can be surprisingly dangerous as it is. I'm tempted to have the PCs-- next time they run out of food-- pass near some does that are large but not otherwise unusual. And then have the stag bust out.

Prehistoric Australia--Look at that enormous wombat

Prehistoric Australia--Look at that enormous wombat

Spinosaurus may be the larges Theropod to ever stalk the Prehistoric Americas and believed to be even larger than T-Rex.

Spinosaurus may be the larges Theropod to ever stalk the Prehistoric Americas and believed to be even larger than T-Rex. Recently (late it was determined to be the first and only known aquatic dinosaur.