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This poster gives a compilation of some of the most important paleontological discoveries of year 2008. The selection includes the tiniest pterosaur (Nemicolopterus), a paleozoic fish mom (Materpiscis), the strangest feathered theropod (Epidexipteryx), the largest raptor (Austroraptor), the biggest rodent (Josephoartigasia) and a giant dinosaur-eating frog (Beelzebufo)  (Illustration by N. Tamura)