Monday, 11 March 2019

Galleonosaurus the journal article

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-paleontology/article/new-smallbodied-ornithopods-dinosauria-neornithischia-from-the-early-cretaceous-wonthaggi-formation-strzelecki-group-of-the-australianantarctic-rift-system-with-revision-of-qantassaurus-intrepidus-rich-and-vickersrich-1999/D6FEF2CD3EC1CAAD8F41B6ED73EC356C

Galleonosaurus dorisae - a newly named Flat Rocks dino

Introducing Galleonosaurus dorisae, an ornithopod named by Matt Herne (et al) from a specimen found by Gerry Kool at the Flat Rocks dig in 2008!

Here are some press articles:
BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-47518544/galleonosaurus-dorisae-new-dinosaur-discovered-in-australia
ABC: https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-03-11/wallaby-sized-dinosaur-from-victorian-coast/10878984
EurekAlert: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/cup-nwd030619.php
Earth.com: https://www.earth.com/news/new-small-dinosaur-species-australia/
Cosmos Magazine: https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/newly-found-aussie-dinosaur-confirms-diversity-in-ancient-rift-valley
WRAL: https://www.wral.com/dinosaur-fossil-found-in-australia-was-about-the-size-of-a-wallaby/18249410/
New York Times Post: https://nytimespost.com/new-species-of-dinosaur-the-size-of-a-small-kangaroo-discovered-in-australia-resembles-a-galleon-sailing-ship/
KITV: https://www.kitv.com/story/40101295/dinosaur-fossil-found-in-australia-was-about-the-size-of-a-wallaby
The Sun: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/8607350/new-species-dinosaur-small-kangaroo-discovered-australia-galleon/
CNET: https://www.cnet.com/news/scientists-discovered-a-new-wallaby-sized-dinosaur-in-australia/
CNN: https://m.cnn.com/en/article/h_5ea9dae39c42ac6a33ac641e6e837aca
India Times Post : https://indiatimespost.com/new-species-of-dinosaur-the-size-of-a-small-kangaroo-discovered-in-australia-resembles-a-galleon-sailing-ship/
VAAJU.com: https://vaaju.com/aus/new-wallaby-sized-dinosaur-identified-from-fossils-found-along-the-victorian-coast-science-news/
Phys.org https://phys.org/news/2019-03-wallaby-sized-dinosaur-ancient-australian-antarctic-rift.html
Channel 9: https://www.9news.com.au/content/2019/03/11/17/46/victoria-news-new-dinosaur-found-galleonosaurus-wallaby
USA Today Post: https://usatodaypost.com/new-species-of-dinosaur-the-size-of-a-small-kangaroo-discovered-in-australia-resembles-a-galleon-sailing-ship/
The Cool Press: https://www.thecoolpress.com/2019/03/11/dinosaur-fossil-found-in-australia-was-about-the-size-of-a-wallaby/
Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/64953-wallaby-size-dinosaur-discovered-australia.html
Sci News: http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/galleonosaurus-dorisae-06980.html
Smithsonian: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-dinosaur-species-found-australia-reveals-lost-world-180971681/
Tech Explorist: https://www.techexplorist.com/new-wallaby-sized-dinosaur-found-australia/21489/
Fox News: https://www.foxnews.com/science/new-tiny-dinosaur-discovered-in-australia
Newsweek : https://www.newsweek.com/galleonosaurus-dorisae-new-dinosaur-australia-rift-valley-1357986
Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190311081923.htm
USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/03/11/dinosaur-discovery-jaw-fossils-australia-wallaby-sized-herbivore/3127668002/
News.com.au: https://www.news.com.au/technology/science/animals/new-wallabysized-dinosaur-identified-from-the-ancient-australianantarctic-rift-valley/news-story/df2bf52721ffc034652c74c3f7840049


I will post the link to the journal shortly.

Friday, 8 March 2019

Jade's vlog

In week one of the dig this year, Jade made a video record of her time as a volunteer.
Check it out on YouTube: Jade's vlog

Friday, 1 March 2019

At the house breaking remaining rock

Alan finds a fossil
Nicole (finally) finds a fossil
A fossil with a flared end
A pretty vertebra

Last day on site

Tim Z finds a fossil
Alan talks sedimentology with the John Monash students
The John Monash students
Darren finds a fossil
The nice fossil that Tim Z found
Another fossil
… and another
A small shaft
Cassia finds a fossil
The fossil Cassia found