“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…]
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…]
Last week a new teaser poster for 2015’s Jurassic World (Jurassic Park IV) was released at the Comic-Con event in San Diego, California. It’s a moody looking image featuring a lone and disappointingly featherless Velociraptor (to see what a Velociraptor would really have looked like, click here) It’s caused some ripples of excitement across the … [Read more…]
I had a good chat to Nadine Maloney yesterday on ABC Alice Springs about Flying Dinosaurs. Listen to the clip here.
Flying Dinosaurs went on sale across Australia this weekend! Today (June 1) is the official launch date and it’s now available online too. Find out how to buy it in Australia. If you’re overseas and can’t wait for a print copy to arrive, you can download it right now on Apple’s iBook store. I … [Read more…]