Steve's Herpetological Blog

An insight into the life of Steve, his research and the many books he reads

Dinosaurs

#SciFri: Dinosaur rEvolution

I recently visited the Horniman Museum and Gardens in South London with some of my friends and colleagues from the TetZooCon world. I remember going to the Horniman Museum as a child, but don’t think I have been back in…

#SciFri: TetZooCon 2023

For those eagle-eyed among you, you may have noticed on Twitter recently that I attended TetZooCon 2023 on the 3rd and 4th December. Like last year, which I couldn’t attend as I was recovering from submitting my PhD thesis, dozens…

#SciFri: Arthropleura at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences tucked away in Downing College, Cambridge. Despite being hidden out of view of the public, it is well visited and represents a captivating journey through the geological wonders of our planet. This museum promises…

#SteveReviews: Prehistoric Planet 2

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’re probably aware that towards the end of last month, the second season of Prehistoric Planet aired on Apple TV+. This was a follow-up series to the successful…

#SciFri: Titanosaur – Life as the Biggest Dinosaur

As you may have seen on social media recently, I visited the Titanosaur exhibit at the Natural History Museum, London with a few other likeminded individuals, thanks to the brilliant organising skills of James Pascoe (cheers mate!). For those of…

#SciFri: Dinosaurs, have they gone?

Many moons ago, while studying for my BSc in Zoology at Anglia Ruskin University, I wrote an essay about whether or not dinosaurs had really gone extinct or not. There are multiple lines of evidence which clearly show that non-avian…

#SteveReviews: Prehistoric Planet

It was going to come sooner or later, wasn’t it? I’m sorry it took me so long to getting around to write this, but with my PhD thesis deadline looming, I’ve had bigger fish to fry! For those of you…

#StevesLibrary: The Dinosaurs Rediscovered

As a six-year-old, there was nothing that captivated me more than dinosaurs. This obsession always seems to take hold at the moment in time, I’m also sure that most people have had a similar experience (who doesn’t love a good…

#StevesLibrary: The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

Many of you will have a passion that satisfies your inner six year-old, something that captivated you as a child and continues to do so to this day. For me, that passion is dinosaurs. As a child I always wanted…

#StevesLibrary: The Tyrannosaur Chronicles

Who would have guessed it? Tyrannosaurus rex is my favourite dinosaur. Yes I know how clich√© that sounds but I am a big kid in a tall man’s body don’t forget. It was T. rex that made me fall in…