Book Giveaway! Win a copy of Flying Dinosaurs

“A marvelous book. The moment life took to the air—caught in stone!” — Tim Flannery, environmentalist and palaeontologist. Flying Dinosaurs has launched in the the US this week!  To celebrate, my US publisher Columbia University Press is running a giveaway. Find more details and enter here on their blog. Similarly, for Australian readers,  Australian Geographic … [Read more…]

Dinosaur nest has 24 hatchlings and babysitter

  Juvenile birds often act as carers in the nest, helping their parents to bring up younger siblings. These kind of babysitters are seen in as many as 300 species – about three per cent of all birds – and the behaviour is much more common than in any other group. Many Australian and African … [Read more…]