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Popular tweets tagged with #FossilFriday:
みちみち @kankinokaeru🔁 Chinese therapsids for #FossilFriday
Bonnie @bjr70🔁 Dream big, Teratophoneus.
Bexhill Museum @bexhillmuseum🔁 Here's the fossilised foot of an extinct Moa sp. #FossilFriday
Jonathan Marcot @JonathanMarcot🔁The carnivorous mammal Hyaenodon lived throughout the world 50Mya, even here in California @SDNHM #FossilFriday
Cambridgeshire Geological Society @CambsGeology🔁 Abundant Arnioceras ammonites – top side and cut-and-polished underside #FossilFriday
Brian Switek @Laelaps🔁Dream big, Teratophoneus.
American Museum of Natural History @AMNH🔁Fossil remains reveal that Cuba was once home to its own kinds of monkeys. At up to 20 lbs, the last Cuban primate w twitter.com as unusually large for a New World monkey & appears to have been related to howler monkeys.
Dean R. Lomax @Dean_R_Lomax🔁If you like 🐍 then check out this exceptional 47 million-year-old Palaeopython fischeri from Messel, Germany. Wow twitter.com
Specimen at the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Nick Pyenson @PyensonLab🔁Pakicetus, an extinct species of ancient whale (seriously, its a whale!), splashing into the weekend this . Illo from , available 6/26. Wishing everyone a relaxing weekend!
Aly Watson @aly_alywatson🔁Step 1: stop by the . Step 2: borrow a book. Step 3: read said book.
Keenan Taylor @TaylorMenagerie🔁A collection of the dromies that I've illustrated this past year:
I will al twitter.com ways love knife-toed murder-birds.
Matthew West @MattWest_S4🔁A view you don’t often see: looking at the belly of a tyrannosaur . Three-dimensionally preserved gastralia (belly ribs) are wide near the front and super narrow at the pubis. Tyrannosaurs = barrel chested and waspwaisted.
Soy Ateo @AteoyAgnostico🔁 Hominin skulls! Lateral cranial comparison of Homo naledi crania to crania of other hominin species. Image credit: Hawks et al, doi: 10.7554/eLife.24232.
Mark James Powers @MarkPowersJ🔁My is spent in the office after some dental work. So I dug through photos from earlier on in the field season and pr twitter.com esent to you, a wicked awesome ankylosaur shoulder spike! For my first ankylosaur osteoderm found I was quite pleased. Heading back out tomorrow!
Serjoscha Evers @SirJoscha🔁On a happier note, instead of an actual fossil pic, have sth slightly different for - a Figure I made for my thesis that shows the incredible variety of crocodylomorph skulls throughout time. The different morphologies are incredible!
Somerset Boy @SomersetBear🔁This lower jaw from a pliosaur, a type of short-necked , is nearly 3 metres long, and one of the largest ever found. It's from the Kimmeridge Clay in Oxfordshire and belonged to an animal 15 metres long - a top predator of the Jurassic seas!
MuseumNaturalHistory @morethanadodo🔁This lower jaw from a pliosaur, a type of short-necked , is nearly 3 metres long, and one of the largest ever found. twitter.com It's from the Kimmeridge Clay in Oxfordshire and belonged to an animal 15 metres long - a top predator of the Jurassic seas!
Ivan Kay @ivankay17🔁Nicely preserved Quaternary mud lobster (Thalassina) from Australia! Found by in the Berkeley teaching collection.
Vanessa Lighton @UrbanWitch9🔁Graduated from . Taking a selfie pic with my mother and
Brian King @KingOrleans🔁News of woolly mammoth bone discovery on Scottish beach reaches New York nypost.com
Stephanie Drumheller @UglyFossils🔁Amargasaurus is from the Cretaceous of Argentina. This sauropod had two rows of long spines running down its back. twitter.com
Matt Friedman @Friedman_Lab🔁The carnivorous mammal Hyaenodon lived throughout the world 50Mya, even here in California
💚🌟Kelsea•Bradbery•Pope🌟💚 @Bradberyfan1996🔁Antarctic Dinosaurs is now open! ❄️🦖 Learn about the lush, forested age of the dinosaurs, and then experience what it takes to hunt for fossils in today's frozen landscape.
Ikram @ikramu_ikramu🔁I always get a Wow! looking at Chunerpeton, a Jurassic salamander from China. Gills and all.
Kermit @JungleGump🔁If you like 🐍 then check out this exceptional 47 million-year-old Palaeopython fischeri from Messel, Germany. Wow
Specimen at the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Sven Sachs @dinosven🔁"Peales Mastodon", found in 1801 at the Hudson River near New York. It was the first skeleton of it's kind to be show twitter.com n in North America. The specimen is now on display at the Landesmuseum Darmstadt (Germany).
Time Scavengers @TimeScavengers🔁It's w/ a ferocious predators that swam the late (~90-66 million years ago) seas, ! Mosasaurs were large ma twitter.com rine that could grow up to 55 feet long. The smallest, *Dallasaurus turneri*, only grew to be about a 3 feet long.
G. Kountourides @GKountourides🔁This is a in time for . Dapedium species, a carnivorous fish that lived in shallow seas (180 MYA) using its twitter.com crushing teeth to chow down on invertebrates. Found in Europe & Asia, but this is a specimen, missing most of its head and tail.
Phosphoria @phosphoria31🔁Last week's vertebrae find, back at the MCZ being prepared. The darkened areas have been altered by plants, who love the phosphorus found in fossil bone.
Nataša Stuper 🌍 @SciStoop🔁Take a shine to the hashtag folks - it will brighten you up after a long week...
(Psiloceras planorbis. Lower Jurassic, Somerset U.K. in Coll.)
Tequila Mockingbird @Weeburdoodles🔁CT scanning of a well-preserved Erlikosaurus skull revealed traits associated with a beak, & close relatives of this were known to sport feathers as well.
📸 Lautenschlager et al., 2014:
Chris Lawton @timelord13🔁For , here’s the original skeleton of Giganotosaurus. Its big for a theropod, weighing in at ~6500 kgs, but it doesn’t compete w Tyrannosaurus rex which was at least 8 metric tons when mature. Find out more in our 2014 paper:
Roxanne Armfield @Dinoroxy🔁Just released! Earliest evidence of living in tropical forests from Burmese . Press release: Paper: Project:
Scott Persons @WScottPersons🔁A view you don’t often see: looking at the belly of a tyrannosaur . Three-dimensionally preserved gastralia (belly ri twitter.com bs) are wide near the front and super narrow at the pubis. Tyrannosaurs = barrel chested and waspwaisted.
john meszaros @johnjmeszaros🔁Happy ! Had a blast illustrating for by . Possibly my favorite ancient whale species (hard to choose, but just look at them!!).
llewelly @llewelly🔁I may be the cast to have cast a spell over the entire city of Birmingham but when you visit me at you'll see lots of other cool fossil casts. Like this Microraptor. They lived 120 million years ago and their fossils have been found in China.
Datos Abiertos UNAM @coleccionesUNAM🔁
«Saurischia» is a dinosaur order identified by the reptile form structure of its hips. During the Cretaceous it div twitter.com ersified into a great variety of species. Search of Type fossil specimens.
«Saurornitholestes langstoni» Sues
There's big Waptia news coming soon, watch this space...
USC Anatomy @USC_IAS🔁For today's : Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch! Check out member Dr. Adam Huttenlocker's research on this very cool new species:
Robert Boessenecker @CoastalPaleo🔁Got in to the office to find this box of treasures waiting on my desk! 3D prints of the of , to be added to reference collection . Thanks & ! (pic: Ausktribosphenos, x10)
USC Paleosciences @USCPaleoSci🔁For today's : Cifelliodon wahkarmoosuch! Check out member Dr. Adam Huttenlocker's research on this very cool new sp twitter.com ecies:
Dipleura @croctooth🔁Join us in wishing the Aurora Fossil Museum a very 40th ! 4 decades, what a milestone!
Dr. Tanya Samman @T_S_Sci🔁A very cool story + photo from !
Bexhill Museum @bexhillmuseum🔁 Ramose cyclostome bryozoan in Late Cretaceous (Campanian) limestone building block from the Sainte Radegonde church, Talmont, Charente Maritime, France
Natural Historian @NaturalHistoria🔁Fossil collections while on family vacation in Wyoming form the backdrop of this critique of young-earth biologist's twitter.com view of fossils. Wyoming Fossils: Coming to Grips with the Absurdity of the Flood Geology Model of Fossil Origins
YellowLupine @LupineYellow🔁Wrapped up our final day of fieldwork in the San Juan Basin today with Joe Milligan and . Forgot to take photos of the leaves we found but here some photos of a early turtle we stumbled across for
Dale Leckie @DaleALeckie🔁When you go on the hike, take Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers: Geological Wonders of Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks twitter.com by Dale Leckie with you.
Dormouse Daughter @dormousegirl🔁 Nice juxtaposition of grazing mammals that are about as different as two grazers could be! on left and on right. Unlike horses, glyptodonts had ever-growing teeth and lacked incisors. How did they nip vegetation? Strong lips & tongue!
Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society @MuseumFriend🔁From our research collection. Ornithomimid from Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta. Dinosaur Park Formation. Late Cretaceous. 83.5 million years.
Tim Ziegler @zieglertn🔁A glorious treasure trove: Ausktribosphenos, Bishops, Teinolophos, & Corriebaatar.
Jennifer Peteya @JennyPeteya🔁For , images from what is probably my favorite geologic time scale, . It consists of 544 panels, each painted based o twitter.com n real specimens by Barbara Page.
Vanessa Lighton @UrbanWitch9🔁Happy ! Do you have some great eye-rolling, knee-slapping dino jokes? Share them with us! Then tune in on July 17 to see if yours was selected for a special joke-a-thon!
"Jurassic Mark" Mancini @Western_Bird🔁I had a great time last year. The Pink Palace has got one impressive paleontology wing! twitter.com
Berks Gas Truth @BerksGasTruth🔁 frack fossil fuels, filling their freeways (they call )...... one of their freeways just friggen blew up on - I think is telling this industry to 🌎✊️
Robert Gay 🌹 @paleorob🔁Looking to work in museum collections? The Earth Sciences Department at the has volunteer collection assistant positions. You can learn how to properly manage databases, handle, label, and identify specimens.
Stephanie Drumheller @UglyFossils🔁CT scanning of a well-preserved Erlikosaurus skull revealed traits associated with a beak, & close relatives of this twitter.com were known to sport feathers as well.
📸 Lautenschlager et al., 2014: