Teeth from Diamantinasaurus

Episode 11: The Research Journal: Hidden Vultures and Sauropod Teeth

In this edition of the Fossils and Fiction Research Journal, we hear from Dr Ellen Mather who was lead author on a paper reclassifying a long-known eagle fossil as instead belonging to Australia’s first known vulture, and Dr Stephen Poropat who describes the discovery of sauropod teeth from Queensland. 

Access the articles here: 

  • Poropat SF, Frauenfelder TG, Mannion PD, Rigby SL, Pentland AH, Sloan T, Elliott DA. 2022. Sauropod dinosaur teeth fromthe lower Upper Cretaceous Winton Formation of Queensland, Australia and the global record ofearly titanosauriforms. R. Soc. Open Sci.9:220381. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.220381
  • Mather EK, Lee MSY, Worthy TH. 2022. A new look at an old Australian raptor places “Taphaetus” lacertosus de Vis 1905 in the Old World vultures (Accipitridae: Aegypiinae). Zootaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5168.1.1

A full transcript of this episode is available here.

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