Tag Archives: fossils

The Bear Facts of Migration

Hi blog. I’m currently on holiday – which actually means not being at school and not needing to think about work very often. The (expletive deleted) Olympics are officially over, but that means probably at least two weeks of media … Continue reading

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~est in Japan

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Hi blog. Rainy season is upon us, which has necessitated the purchase of a new pair of rubber boots for my … Continue reading

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Fossil Hunt

Hi blog. We are in the middle of what seems to be a warm winter.  Well, by warm I mean not utterly freezing.  (I am well aware of the wider implications of a warm winter and what it means to … Continue reading

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Fossil Finds in Northern Japan

Hi blog. Spring is well and truly underway and the cold weather has probably left for good.  I say this because we managed to have a brief hail storm on April 8th and rain, followed by sleet, followed by snow … Continue reading

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Kid Living the Dream

Hi Blog. This one came up on my news feed today.  A kid living the dream.  Article from the Japan Times. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/25/national/science-health/fossilized-mammal-skeleton-from-the-dinosaur-era-found-in-central-japan/#.V2-HXbiLTIV Fossilized mammal skeleton from the dinosaur era found in central Japan JUN 25, 2016 FUKUI – The partial … Continue reading

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Tiny Dinosaur Eggs Unearthed in Hyogo

Hi blog. Just a quick find from the English language press, this time about the smallest known dinosaur egg ever discovered.  I need to visit the dinosaur museum in Fukui someday… Article from the Asahi Shimbun http://ajw.asahi.com/article/sci_tech/science/AJ201506300041 New type of … Continue reading

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Another Piece in the Puzzle? – Alligator Fossil Found on Oki Island

I saw on the TV news the other day that a near-complete fossilised head of a sea turtle had been discovered in Hyogo.  Hoping to find something about it in the English language press I did a web search, but to no … Continue reading

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