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Monday, 22 February 2021

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ARCHEA [22:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
This chunky monkey is a Short-beaked Echidna, Tachyclossus aculeatus, which grows to about the size of an overweight cat. They are native to Australia and New Guinea. Echidnas are sometimes called spiny anteaters and belong in the family Tachyglossidae (Gill, 1872). They are monotremes, an order of egg-laying mammals. There are four species of echidnas living today. They, along with the

Fossil Penguins at DinoFest 

March of the Fossil Penguins [21:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (114 visits) info
Recently I was invited to be a “DinoBite” speaker at the Utah Museum of Natural History’s Polar DinoFest. The event was held virtually his year due to COVID, but on the plus side that means I can post the whole talk on this blog. Check it out if you are interested in hearing about penguin

C19 Update 

Seismos [16:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
My state has 79% drop in C19 deaths in the last month, while only 17% of the state population have been vaccinated. Has the virus run its course, is it naturally on the decline? Or has frigid weather [...]

Air Glacier On the Move 

Ontario-geofish [13:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
 That's Bob the Blob transforming into an air glacier.  The Pacific tropical plume has moved out of the way. There's nothing to stop Bob's visit to Texas.The air glacier should have another name, but I can't [...]

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Geology in the West Country [10:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
West Midlands Regional Group of the Geological Society - events poster  I came across this poster which seems to have lots of goodies advertised. You can get it HERE or look at a rather too small to read [...]

Unidentified Florissant Insect Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [01:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
These images show unidentified fossils found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. The field of view (FOV) for the top one is 6 mm and the bottom image is a close up of the insect's [...]

The Texas Power Grid and the Failure of Deregulation 

State of the Planet [14:19:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
While we need to mitigate climate change and will need government-driven public policy to do that, we must also adapt to the climate change that is already

Using chocolate to model plate margins 

Earth Learning Idea [13:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
New ELI today is 'MarsTM margins - diverged, converged and transformed; modelling plate margins with a MarsTM bar - apart, together and side by side'A demonstration of the three types of plate margins, their [...]

Viajando al pasado con Guillerart 

Koprolitos [10:05:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info
Guillermo de Abajo Mohedano (Guillerart en Twitter, Guillercraist's en otras plataformas como Instagram) es un ilustrador y concept artist de Madrid (España). Con diferentes estudios y premios en arte [...]

Equatorial Minnesota on Alamosaurus 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [00:18:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
Have you been reading Justin Tweet’s series, “Your Friends the Titanosaurs“, at his awesomely-named blog, Equatorial Minnesota? If not, get on it. He’s been running the series since June, 2018, so this [...] | Impressum