Interesting Items in the News
It has long been a puzzle how the gigantic pterosaurs (like Quetzalcoatlus) could stay aloft. A new study has discovered that the hollowed out areas inside the pterosaur’s bones was filled with air sacs, just like birds. There appear to have been connections to the lungs via tiny tubes so that the sacs inside the bone could remain inflated. Moreover, these air sacs would have increased lung efficiency by acting as a bellows (like those on a bagpipe), allowing the lungs to maintain consistent air pressure, unlike human lungs that inflate and deflate. We still have much to learn about these winged marvels, but what we do know should cause us to marvel at their incredible design!
Recently Added to the Park
A fascinating Tlingit artifact (from indigenous Alaskan peoples) now housed in the British Museum has been added to our Ancient Plesiosaur and Mosasaur Depictions page. It shows a shaman and a witch in some kind of spiritist activity while riding on the back of a sea monster. A completely new section has been added to our cryptozoology evidence, entitled the Theropod Enclosure It discusses two possible living T. rex creatures and our 2015 expedition that investigated them.
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Our Upcoming Expeditions page has been updated to reflect the initiatives planned for the next few years. We are optimistic of an exciting discovery in the near future! The DinoDave website features Dave Woetzel’s speaking schedule and an overview of “The Creation Investigation.”
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