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Xu, Xing, 1969-


  • [Xu Xing (Chinese: 徐星; pinyin: Xú Xīng; born 1969) is a Chinese paleontologist who has named more dinosaurs than any other living paleontologist. Such dinosaurs include the Jurassic ceratopsian Yinlong, the Jurassic tyrannosauroid Guanlong, the large oviraptorosaur Gigantoraptor, and the troodontid Mei. He was born in Xinjiang, China, in 1969. A graduate from the department of geology of Peking University, he is currently a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. He had originally planned to become a software designer, but the Chinese government forced him to major in geology. He graduated in 1995, and claims inspiration from Roy Chapman Andrews.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Xing_(paleontologist)

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    • found: Osteology of a new late Cretaceous troodontid specimen from Ukhaa Tolgod, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia, 2017:caption (Xing Xu) affiliation footnote (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed December 18, 2017(Xu Xing (paleontologist); born 1969) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Xing_(paleontologist)
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    • [Xu Xing (Chinese: 徐星; pinyin: Xú Xīng; born 1969) is a Chinese paleontologist who has named more dinosaurs than any other living paleontologist. Such dinosaurs include the Jurassic ceratopsian Yinlong, the Jurassic tyrannosauroid Guanlong, the large oviraptorosaur Gigantoraptor, and the troodontid Mei. He was born in Xinjiang, China, in 1969. A graduate from the department of geology of Peking University, he is currently a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. He had originally planned to become a software designer, but the Chinese government forced him to major in geology. He graduated in 1995, and claims inspiration from Roy Chapman Andrews.] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xu_Xing_(paleontologist)
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    • 2017-12-18: new
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