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Popular tweets tagged with #FossilFriday:
#FossilFriday Sforza @iamSforza🔁 P. robustus buccal microtexture under confocal microscope #FossilFriday @CSIC
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#FossilFriday Cave of the Mounds @caveofthemounds🔁BACK AT IT AGAIN WITH THE #FossilFriday looking at a cross-section of a cephalopod!
#FossilFriday Sarah Zielinski @SarahZielinski🔁Massive fossil palm (man shown for scale) from behind the scenes at @NMNH. #FossilFriday
#FossilFriday Brandon Nguyen @brandonnguyen72🔁 #FossilFriday Gorgosaurus skull (upside down and squashed) @NMNH
#FossilFriday Gordon Neighbour @CornubiaGeol🔁 BACK AT IT AGAIN WITH THE #FossilFriday looking at a cross-section of a cephalopod!
#FossilFriday Museo Geominero @MuseoGeominero🔁 Massive fossil palm (man shown for scale) from behind the scenes at @NMNH. #FossilFriday
American Museum of Natural History @AMNH🔁This , let’s travel to China's Liaoning Province—home to some of the most important fossil beds. When Sinornithosaur twitter.com us millennii was discovered, the feather imprints were so clear, it provided further evidence that animals other than birds had a featherlike covering.
Smithsonian's NMNH @NMNH🔁When calcium leached out of this scallop ~40 MYA, it formed a halo that solidified the sediment around it. Unearthed twitter.com in WA, the specimen is now in our collections. Happy from our Paleo Dept and , who are on their way to digitizing !
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology @RoyalTyrrell🔁Theropod dinosaurs are often found in this classic “death pose” position with the head thrown back over the hips and twitter.com the legs drawn up under the body.
Alfredo Campos @acvilleda🔁Theropod dinosaurs are often found in this classic “death pose” position with the head thrown back over the hips and the legs drawn up under the body.
Brigid Christison 🌱 @B0udicca_1🔁Here's an articulated moa skeleton I saw in a cave near Waitomo, New Zealand in 2016. Waitomo= "water hole" in Maori, referring to the large karstic holes in the cave roof, which animals like this moa fell through to their death. ( ?)
Daniel Rodríguez @DanRodriguez_pe🔁Special announcement! We’re going to ! We’re joining forces with our friends and for a special panel on the cinematic history of ! Check out our Facebook for more information.


Amy K. Hooper @HooperAmyK🔁“Dracula,” the largest pterosaur found to date, reached around 3.5 meters high with an estimated 12-meter wingspan.

Scaly Tailz @TailzScaly🔁Ok, another short thread!
Kids can come to the field if it's not too far from them and learn lots about how we work. Here, I'm showing them pages of the book my advisor and I wrote for kids, "Megafauna"
⚢⚧🌸SakuraNoSeirei🌸🧜🏾‍♀️🦋 @SakuraNoSeirei🔁Re-sharing this for the crowd.
Because, great as Fridays may be, it’s a widely acknowledged fact that they can always be improved by the addition of a feathery, fledgling dromaeosaur.
James D. Witts @jdwitts🔁Happy ! Close-up of the complex suture pattern of the Jurassic-Cretaceous ammonite, Lytoceras
Julien Louys @JulienLouys🔁Partial skull of a 3 million year old 'marsupial tapir' (Palorchestes parvus), an extinct beast of Australia that is evolutionary convergent on modern tapirs. We found this guy on a recent fieldtrip
Mike Thompson @WensThomp🔁Here's an articulated moa skeleton I saw in a cave near Waitomo, New Zealand in 2016. Waitomo= "water hole" in Maori, twitter.com referring to the large karstic holes in the cave roof, which animals like this moa fell through to their death. ( ?)
ChaSea @itellsya🔁Neanderthals were capable of ‘turbo breathing’, according to new study of their facial features by and others
Museo Geominero @MuseoGeominero🔁 . A single tooth from caves in South China and now part of a project for study all the this
Museo Geominero @MuseoGeominero🔁Feast your eyes on this fantastic ! Rheocrinus aduncus - Upper Ordovician, Georgian Bay Fm, , IP36376 (Paratype)
Museo Geominero @MuseoGeominero🔁For here I am trying to channel my best inner while collecting trilobite fossils from the lower Cambrian!
Chris Widga @ChrisWidga🔁 Megalonyx jeffersonii ungual phalanx manual digit III, Sloth Claw, from Nebraska, Late Pleistocene. Real specimen in white box and four casts
Jacquelyn Brewer @jackieLbrewer🔁. scientists described a new genus & species of fossil caddisfly—Litholimnephilops yinani—from the Lower Eocene Green River Formation of Colorado:
Matthew Brown @Texaspaleo🔁Comparison of the Cretaceous fossil Deinosuchus riograndensis with a mediumish modern Alligator mississipiensis from twitter.com Texas

Alvaro Figueroa @fede2_cr🔁Darwin's lost fossils – including a sloth the size of a car – to be digitally scanned and made available online
Dana Friend @paleoperplex🔁Some gorgeous 800 million year old microfossils (probably bacterial) preserved in chert from the Fifteenmile Group Yukon for your
DavidKM @DavidKM🔁This , let’s travel to China's Liaoning Province—home to some of the most important fossil beds. When Sinornithosaurus millennii was discovered, the feather imprints were so clear, it provided further evidence that animals other than birds had a featherlike covering.
Blanca MG @BlancaMG4🔁Xiphactinus, because sometimes fish are cool too. See if you can find the other fish.
ang @avslots🔁Dozens of sauropod footprints have been found on the forbidding, wave-pounded coast of Scotland's Isle of Skye.

EmDadGeog @EmDadGeog🔁It's here! Crazy indescribable thrill holding the REAL book in my hands for the first time! Out April 24 or preorder now!
Win McLaughlin @Paleowin🔁For here I am trying to channel my best inner while collecting trilobite fossils from the lower Cambrian! twitter.com
Stephen O'Connor @Steveoc86🔁True size of adult Velociraptor (my hand for scale). With the long snout, it reminds me of a big coyote . . . or standard poodle.
TheFossilProject @projectFOSSIL🔁Three boys were playing in their yard when they happened to come across an extraordinary find! In Mississippi, these twitter.com three were lucky to discover a mastodon jawbone, which they initially believed was a log!

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American Geode ⛰🏕💎 @AmericanGeode🔁The Essential Guide to #Gem, #Mineral and #Fossil Clubs #FossilFriday americangeode.com
Jared Bernard @_JaredBernard🔁Beautiful slab of Mississippian crinoids , including an Actinocrinites gibsoni with ophiuroid (brittle star) Onychaster flexilis between its arms.
Jared Bernard @_JaredBernard🔁For and a belated here is that classic synapsid alongside some classic art by Charles R. Knight and a healthy dose of glare (someday I will learn to take better pictures of things behind glass).
American Geode ⛰🏕💎 @AmericanGeode🔁Megalodon Teeth – Where and How to Find #FossilFriday americangeode.com
UC Museum of Paleo @ucmpberkeley🔁 . A single tooth from caves in South China and now part of a project for study all the this twitter.com
IanTheBigAl @ian_santosvila🔁DINOSAUR ZOOM! Our new armored dinosaur is emerging from its rocky tomb! Watch as the mudstone is cleaned from around the humerus, armor spike, and a tail vertebra.
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IanTheBigAl @ian_santosvila🔁 I've been involved in naming just a few new fossil species, & even then, I'm typically brought in for my anatomy chops more than systematics. was the basal hadrosauroid Equijubus in a 2003 article led by You Hai-lu. Here 'tis:
IanTheBigAl @ian_santosvila🔁The largest dicynodont for which most of the skeleton is known: the rhino-sized Stahleckeria potens from the Late Triassic of southern Brazil (also known from Namibia). This is von Huene's mount in Tübingen.
Yorkshire Geological Society @yorksgeolsoc🔁. Arenicolites is a U-shape burrow ichnotaxon (trace fossil) the identification of the species which made these burrows is uncertain. Upper Carboniferous (Silesian), age ~310ma. Shropshire. UK. Charles Moore collection
#EnoughIsEnough @KelsieGriggs🔁Just in time for , researchers found that some baleen have been hybridizing throughout their via
MU-Peter Shimon🀄 @MU_Peter🔁Simulations show that facial morphology represents adaptation to cold & high energy demands
Using 3-D mo twitter.com dels of skulls of Neanderthals, AMH, & team found different breathing adaptations.
Manuel Fernández @porponti🔁For , here's my take on the mid-sized azhdarchoid Thalassodromeus. There's some neat features on the skull of this animal which probably relate to facial tissues - I wrote about them at my blog not so long ago:
Anthony J. Martin @Ichnologist🔁Paleozoic age crinoid fossils originating up in the mid-continent. Eroded from bedrock sources and deposited by ancient rivers draining their way to the Gulf of Mexico during the Plio-Pleistocene, they are now fossil treasures in the chert gravels of S. Miss.
OUGeolSoc @OpenUniGeolSoc🔁 Giving some love to the little guys - CT scanning Jurassic planktic foraminifera to learn about their evolution
Just Speculating @justspeculating🔁Ornithologist Helen James goes spelunking through underground cave systems formed by volcanic eruptions in Hawaii to hunt for fossil birds. Dream job? We think so.

aftermath fursuits @ lava bed caverns @Mimwettepitbull🔁 Darwin's lost fossils – including a sloth the size of a car – to be made public #FossilFriday theguardian.com
Ruben Guzman @paleovert🔁For these two beauties, ◀️right hand and ▶️left hand of Hypacrosaurus
Jessica Lawrence Wujek @Jestle🔁Tilly Edinger was a vertebrate paleontologist who worked at the MCZ in the 1940s-60s specializing in paleoneurology, the study of brains of extinct animals. She would create endocasts, casts of the interior of skull, to gain insight into this field she created
Stephanie Pappas @sipappas🔁Reading a paper this morning and came across this beautiful larval salamander from the Middle Jurassic.

From Gao & Shubin 2003


ACIMAR @AcimarColombia🔁When calcium leached out of this scallop ~40 MYA, it formed a halo that solidified the sediment around it. Unearthed in WA, the specimen is now in our collections. Happy from our Paleo Dept and , who are on their way to digitizing !
ACIMAR @AcimarColombia🔁This puzzling creature crawled on the ocean floor 555 mil years ago. People thought it might be a jellyfish, worm, or even fungus, but it's more likely to be a weird branch of the tree of life that has gone extinct long ago.

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Bighorn Basin Paleo @BBPaleo🔁Happy ! Today's featured -supported research: how did hadrosaurs orient their hands? It's different than you might think based on many museum mounts! Read all about it in the open access paper here:
2 New Things @2NewThings🔁For : a close-up look (using a Scanning Electron Microscope) at the teeth of three amniotes from the Early Permian (circa 285–290 million years ago)! Even this far back in Earth history, reptiles and synapsids were specialized for eating different things.
Katy Smith @Dr_Mastodonna🔁Get ready for the weekend w/a round of Museum Collection Visit Bingo! More in my latest blog post:
Dave Walsh @davewalshphoto🔁 The map of the day #fishing #FossilFriday going on all year-long #sea twitter.com
CHES_RU @CHES_Rutgers🔁Thanks for following along! If you have a question for @PeterSUngar, tweet it at us and we’ll ask him. #diet #evolution #FossilFriday #teeth
Viviana R-Alarcon @alarconnvv🔁Four eyes in this extinct monitor lizard that had an atavistic pineal eye behind the third eye from Smith et al.
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Mostly Mammoths @MostlyMammoths🔁#FossilFriday #SciComm @CoE_Palaeo *SO* *EXCITING*!! Long overdue!!
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misha booltink @MishaBooltink🔁A vegetarian croc! This is Simosuchus, a Cretaceous crocodylomorph from Madagascar. With pug-faced jaws lined with herbivorous teeth, it’s one adorable reptile.
Mostly Mammoths @MostlyMammoths🔁Belated but crucial #FossilFriday @CoE_Palaeo
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Earthwatch @earthwatch_org🔁“Dracula,” the largest pterosaur found to date, reached around 3.5 meters high with an estimated 12-meter wingspan.
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Gordon Neighbour @CornubiaGeol🔁Jawception! Already getting some cool images with the new Labs S10-60 Stereo Microscope! This is a jaw element preserved on a jaw (). At 30x, you get a really nice look at the bristle-like spikes!
Gabriel Torres @GT_Storm🔁Carrie Ancell and I at Canyon Bonebed, one of the 1986 Einiosaurus quarries. Carrie found great specimens and has prepared more than 90% of the Museum of the Rockies (MOR) paleo collections... Carrie Ancell, MOR’s most significant person, ever!

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