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Julieraptor Dinosaur Dig Now Off – Rare raptor tied up in criminal case released for study
By Mark on February 19, 2010  |  Comments 0

Julieraptor Dinosaur Dig Now Off – Rare raptor tied up in criminal case released for study

Julieraptor, the rare birdlike dinosaur specimen I found in 2002 on private land in Montana and helped return to it’s rightful owner in 2009 is reportedly on the verge of being acquired by a museum. Fortunately for science, the landowners are committed to selling the ‘raptor’ to a regional museum and not the private market, therefore [...]

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Return to Raptor Mountain
By Mark on November 14, 2009  |  Comments 13

Return to Raptor Mountain

Well it’s more of a cliff than a mountain, and more of a small dip in the prairie, but that’s where the ‘Julieraptor’ was found and there may well be more to find. Thanks to the landowners I am heading back to Montana in 2010 to excavate the hill where ‘Julieraptor’ was found. This is [...]

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By Mark on October 26, 2009  |  Comments 0

New Aussie Dinos Go Public

The focus on Australian dinosaurs has arguably swung from Victoria to Queensland over the last decade, with new and exciting fossils being recently published following a burst of discoveries in the interior. This reminded me that about 5 years ago while travelling back from a conference I stopped in at the Queensland Museum  in Brisbane [...]

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Dinosaur Mummy Revealed! DVD Available
By Mark on September 17, 2008  |  Comments 0

Dinosaur Mummy Revealed! DVD Available

“Dinosaur Mummy Revealed!” DVD Available Now! A multi-media presentation about the discovery, digging and study of the Best Preserved Dinosaur in the World. Mark’s entertaining and exclusive lecture includes: – How to find fossils and dinosaur bones. – How dinosaur fossils form, and why the western USA is a good place to look. – How Leonardo was [...]

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The Beak to Tail Tour of “Duckbill” Dinosaurs

A video tour of the Dinosaur Mummy’s guts and duckbill physiology in general, from front to back, by legend and lead researcher Dr.Bob Bakker using a full sized life-model of Leonardo.

Dinosaur’s Last Supper Revealed

Dinosaur’s Last Supper Revealed

A new paper supports that Leonardo the Dinosaur Mummy has his 77 million year old last meal preserved in his guts, offering a window into the environment and possible diet of the power-munching duckbilled dinosaurs. The paper titled “Probable Gut Contents Within A Specimen Of Brachylophosaurus Canadensis (Dinosauria: Hadrosauridae) From the Upper Cretaceous Judith River [...]

Secrets of the Dinosaur Mummy on Discovery Channel

Secrets of the Dinosaur Mummy on Discovery Channel

Leonardo the Dinosaur Mummy finally went public in a bigger way recently, as a subject of the Discovery Channel broadcast “Secrets of the Dinosaur Mummy”. The documentary is timed to match the dinosaur with fossilised skin, soft tissues and gut contents going on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, where it will be [...]