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The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.

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The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.

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Great to have up to date dinosaur news

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210 Ratings
Average Ratings
184
15
3
5
3

AMAZING

By danpones#1 - Jul 31 2019
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My new favorite podcast!! Feeding my dinosaur addictionūü¶ēūü¶Ė

Awesome

By jeradkyle - Jun 08 2019
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Great to have up to date dinosaur news
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I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast

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The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.

Rank #1: Megaraptor - Episode 216

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Dinosaur of the day Megaraptor, A large theropod with claws over one foot long (originally thought to be foot claws, now known to be hand claws).

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Stegosaurus and Plateosaurus had much stronger bites than their close ancestors, while T. rex had a bite similar to its relatives
  • A new model shows how the mega-tsunami at the end-cretaceous spread around the world
  • The Planetario Alfa museum has an exhibit Dinosaurs Made in Mexico
  • An Indian geologist stirred up controversy claiming that Hindu god Lord Brahma discovered dinosaurs
  • In London at Greenwich Theatre there are two one act dinosaur-related plays running January 16 to 19
  • Turok the Dinosaur Hunter is getting a comic book reboot

This episode is brought to you in part by Indiana University Press. Their Life of the Past series is lavishly illustrated and meticulously documented to showcase the latest findings and most compelling interpretations in the ever-changing field of paleontology. Find their books at iupress.indiana.edu

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Megaraptor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Megaraptor-Episode-216/

Jan 16 2019

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Rank #2: Procompsognathus - Episode 185

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This week we speak with John Hutchinson, a professor of evolutionary biomechanics at The Royal Veterinary College. He is leading the Dawn Dinos project, he worked on T. rex Autopsy, and he can be found on Twitter @JohnRHutchinson

In the news: Dinosaurs may have originally evolved beaks so that they could develop faster‚ÄĒand spend less time vulnerable in eggs; The global destruction of forests may have been a major factor in (most) dinosaurs going extinct; At the Field Museum in Chicago, Maximo was repainted right before his debut; Some dinosaur casts will be in displayed at Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom movie premieres; Frontier Development has released another video about Jurassic World Evolution; Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom sponsored a video of dinosaur-costumed parkour scenes from the new movie; and more

Dinosaur of the day Procompsognathus a small dinosaur which probably ate insects, lizards, and other small prey

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and animatronics. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Procompsognathus, more links from John Hutchinson, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Procompsognathus-Episode-185/

Jun 13 2018

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Rank #3: Mussaurus - Episode 220

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Dinosaur of the day Mussaurus, the "mouse lizard" sauropodomorph from Argentina.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new Amargasaurus relative, Bajadasaurus, was described with some amazing neck spines
  • A dinosaur foot including feathers and scutes was found preserved in amber
  • The original feather that defined Archaeopteryx may not belong to Archaeopteryx as it's now defined
  • A new dinosaur fossil went on display in Japan and may be the county's oldest dinosaur fossil
  • An event called Teach Rex in Liverpool in the UK
  • The new owner of a Flintstones theme park in Arizona plans to partially repurpose it for birding
  • A new website is digitizing bird skeletons, so far mostly from New Zealand
  • Both Dippy the Diplodocus and Trix the T. rex will soon be on display together in Glasgow, Scotland
  • There‚Äôs a new play in the UK about Gideon Mantell, called Dinomania

This episode is brought to you in part by Indiana University Press. Their Life of the Past series is lavishly illustrated and meticulously documented to showcase the latest findings and most compelling interpretations in the ever-changing field of paleontology. Find their books at iupress.indiana.edu

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Mussaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Mussaurus-Episode-220/

Feb 13 2019

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Rank #4: Dracoraptor - Best of 2017

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Two amazing ankylosaurs; a remarkably complete titanosaur; evil swan-dinosaurs; dinosaurs eating bones, wood, crustaceans, and turtles? While getting eaten by giant pterosaurs and enormous frogs; Another dinosaur found in amber; New books, games, movies, videos, tracks, and much more happened in 2017. Here are all the highlights!

Dinosaur of the day Dracoraptor, the early Jurassic "dragon thief" from Wales.

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dracoraptor, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/dracoraptor-episode-162/

Jan 03 2018

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Rank #5: Nedoceratops - Episode 219

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Dinosaur of the day Nedoceratops, the lesser known ceratopsian in the Triceratops vs Torosaurus debate.

Interview with Denver Fowler & Liz Freedman Fowler, paleontologists who work at the Badlands Dinosaur Museum. Denver is the curator. Liz is an Associate Professor of Biology at Dickinson State University. They have worked on a nodosaur, tyrannosaur, ceratopsians, hadrosaurs, and other dinosaurs all over the world. Check out there upcoming conference.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new sauropod from Tanzania, Wamweracaudia, emerges from an analysis of 100+ sauropods
  • Dave Hone has a survey up to get feedback on his research impact
  • Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha Nebraska has a new indoor exhibit called Dinosaur UpRoar
  • There‚Äôs a new T. rex Science Center in the works in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Polish graphic designer Jans Bajtlik made a tie featuring a map of Warsaw and dinosaurs
  • Dead Sound released a short animated dinosaur story called Sharp Teeth

This episode is brought to you in part by Indiana University Press. Their Life of the Past series is lavishly illustrated and meticulously documented to showcase the latest findings and most compelling interpretations in the ever-changing field of paleontology. Find their books at iupress.indiana.edu

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nedoceratops, more links from Denver Fowler & Liz Freedman Fowler, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nedoceratops-Episode-219/

Feb 06 2019

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Rank #6: Brachiosaurus - Episode 39

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Dinosaur news, including new dinosaur discovery of Pulanesaura, the "rain lizard," Marvel's new Moon-Girl and Devil Dinosaur, dinosaurs fluking into existence, and more. Also, dinosaur of the day Brachiosaurus, a giraffe-shaped sauropod.

Visit http://www.IknowDino.com for more information including a link to dinosaur sites near you.

Aug 24 2015

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Rank #7: Best of I Know Dino Year 1 - Episode 66

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A roundup of the best dinosaur news stories from our first year of podcasting I Know Dino. Also, big thanks to the amazing paleontologists, artists, writers, game developers, students, and other dinosaur enthusiasts we got to interview over the past year.

And of course, shout out to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino! We couldn't have done this without you.

Visit http://www.IKnowDino.com for more information including a link to dinosaur sites near you

Mar 03 2016

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Rank #8: Segisaurus - Episode 184

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In the news: The newly discovered Bagualosaurus may help to fill in missing information about early sauropod evolution; A Spinosaurus toe bone shows some evidence of aquatic behavior from a young age; New dinosaur tracks in Lake Powell, Utah; The mobile game Jurassic World Alive was released; Newsweek created a special edition for the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park; New dinosaur exhibits, shirts, videos, and more

Dinosaur of the day Segisaurus A small Jurassic theropod which was so small that it probably ate insects

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and animatronics. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Segisaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Segisaurus-Episode-184/

Jun 06 2018

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Rank #9: T. rex revisited - Episode 200

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Dinosaur of the day Tyrannosaurus rex, the king of the dinosaurs.

Interview with Thomas Carr, Associate Professor of Biology at Carthage College, Director of the Carthage Institute of Paleontology, and Senior Scientific Adviser to the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. He can be found on Twitter @TyrannosaurCarr

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new alvarezsaurid, Qiupanykus zhangi, was found with an oviraptorosaur egg that it may have been eating
  • A new 23ft sauropodomorph, Yizhousaurus sunae, was found in southern China
  • A lesson plan for teaching paleontology to children from Juli√°n N√°jera is published in both English and Spanish
  • A revisit of Andrew Farke's 2013 article on the ethics of digitizing fossils
  • Fossils that were recently returned to China are now on display in Zhengzhou, in Henan Province
  • Two elephants at the Perth Zoo in Australia went on a tour to meet and greet the animatronic dinosaurs

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and animatronics. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Tyrannosaurus rex, more links from Thomas Carr, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Tyrannosaurus rex-Episode-200/

Sep 26 2018

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Rank #10: Spinosaurus - Episode 6

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Interview with Keiron Pim, author of The Bumper Book of Dinosaurs (U.K.), also known as Dinosaurs: The Grand Tour (U.S.). Includes in-depth discussion of Spinosaurus, the first aquatic dinosaur, and news about Qijianglong, the new dragon dinosaur discovered in China.


Visit http://www.IknowDino.com for more information including a link to dinosaur sites near you.

Feb 11 2015

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Rank #11: Gojirasaurus - Episode 165

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We got to chat with Dr. Andrew Farke and Gabriel-Philip Santos, from the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology.

In the news: Theropod tracks on the roof of a cave in France, sauropod tracks on a cliff in China, and both theropod and sauropod tracks in a quarry in Arkansas; new dinosaur exhibits; McDonald's got in trouble for an anti-dinosaur-museum ad; and more

Dinosaur of the day Gojirasaurus, "Godzilla lizard", a carnivorous dinosaur named after a movie character, which was based on a dinosaur...

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino.

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Gojirasaurus, more links from Andy & Gabe, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/gojirasaurus-episode-165/

Jan 24 2018

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Rank #12: Scutellosaurus - Episode 160

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Two amazing ankylosaurs; a remarkably complete titanosaur; evil swan-dinosaurs; dinosaurs eating bones, wood, crustaceans, and turtles? While getting eaten by giant pterosaurs and enormous frogs; Another dinosaur found in amber; New books, games, movies, videos, tracks, and much more happened in 2017. Here are all the highlights!

Dinosaur of the day Dracoraptor, the early Jurassic "dragon thief" from Wales.

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dracoraptor, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/dracoraptor-episode-162/

Dec 20 2017

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Rank #13: Diplodocus - Episode 3

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In the summer of 2017, Dippy the Dinosaur is being removed from London's Natural History Museum. We discuss what prompted the decision, how you can campaign against the decision, as well as give details on the Diplodocus, a dinosaur known for its length and whip-like tail.

Visit http://www.IknowDino.com for more information including a link to dinosaur sites near you.

You can also visit https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino to get the inside scoop on I Know Dino.

Jan 30 2015

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Rank #14: The new Navajo warrior raptor

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Arcovenator, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Arcovenator-Episode-282/

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

Dinosaur of the day Arcovenator, a relative of Majungasaurus found in France.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The new dromaeosaurid Dineobellator was found in San Juan Basin, New Mexico
  • A UK family is creating dinosaur art from rocks on their daily walks at a local quarry
  • Colin Trevorrow, posted a behind the scenes photo of the Jurassic World: Dominion set

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audiobook, ebook, and paperback.

Apr 22 2020

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Rank #15: Giraffatitan - Episode 153

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In our 153rd episode, we got to chat with Cary Woodruff (@DoubleBeam), director of paleontology at Great Plains Dinosaur Museum in Malta, Montana, and PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. Cary is an expert in sauropods, and is the author of a new paper about deciphering diplodocid growth

In the news: First dinosaur named in the Czech Republic; A new type of dinosaur egg found in a fossilized nest in China; Plans for drilling for oil near Dinosaur National Monument; New dinosaur exhibits, sculptures, and more

Dinosaur of the day Giraffatitan, a sauropod whose name means "giant giraffe"

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Giraffatitan, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/giraffatitan-episode-153/

Nov 01 2017

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Rank #16: Protoceratops - Episode 154

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In the news: The remarkably complete Choconsaurus titanosaur and less complete coelophysoid Powellvenator were described from Argentina; a new Alvereszaurid was found in Uzbekistan; Updates on T. rex speed estimates; Long lost footage of Gertie the dinosaur is being reconstructed; dinosaurs in golf courses, weddings, TV shows, parades and more

Dinosaur of the day Protoceratops, a ceratopsian whose name means "first horned face."

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and exhibits. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Protoceratops, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/protoceratops-episode-154/

Nov 08 2017

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Rank #17: Augustynolophus - Episode 156

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In the news: A new trackway from Mongolia with a Gallimimus foot underneath; "Megatheropod" tracks found in Southern Africa from the Early Jurassic for the first time; A new summary of Ankylosaurus features estimates it at 8m (26ft) long and the largest individual weighed up to 8 tons; Update on Ornithoscelida; New dinosaur exhibits, posters, games, videos, clothes, and more

Dinosaur of the day Augustynolophus, the official state dinosaur of California.

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and exhibits. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Augustynolophus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/augustynolophus-episode-156/

Nov 22 2017

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Rank #18: Brontosaurus - Episode 100

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A new pair of a 66-million-year-old dinosaur skin impressions in Spain, a Go Fund Me page to raise money to properly reveal the group of Utahraptor bones from a nine ton rock, the ankylosaur Liaoningosaurus may have eaten fish (not just plants), Worf and other Klingons from Star Trek may owe their iconic foreheads to dinosaur vertebrae, a new dinosaur museum is being planned by Rowan University, Superman took a trip to "Dinosaur Island", and more. Also dinosaur of the day Barsboldia, a large hadrosaurid with tall neural spines.

This episode was brought to you by The Royal Tyrrell Museum.

Visit http://www.IKnowDino.com for more information including a map of dinosaur museums near you, and let us know if your favorite is missing!

You can also visit https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino to help support us and get the inside scoop on I Know Dino.

Oct 26 2016

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Rank #19: Sinraptor - Episode 75

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Interview with Dr. Manabu Sakamoto, paleontologist and leadauthorof the, paper "Dinosaurs in decline tens of millions ofyearsbefore their final extinction," which was published intheProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in April2016.

Also, dinosaur of the day Sinraptor, anallosauroidtheropod that lived in the Jurassic in what is nowChina, anddinosaur news, including Kenneth Lacovara's TED TalkaboutDreadnoughtus, a new study about volcanoes anddinosaurs,baby sauropod growth, and more.

Visit http://www.IknowDino.com formoreinformation including a link to dinosaur sites near you.

May 04 2016

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Rank #20: Tarbosaurus - Episode 4

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Interview with Dr. Phil Currie, the Canadian paleontologist who came up with the theory that carnivorous dinosaurs, like tyrannosaurs, lived in gangs. He is also the professor of the Coursera class, Dino 101, via the University of Alberta.

Also dinosaur of the day, Tarbosaurus, a carnivorous theropod and cousin to T-rex.

Visit http://www.IknowDino.com for more information including a link to dinosaur sites near you.

You can also visit https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino to get the inside scoop on I Know Dino.

Feb 03 2015

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Alaskan raptors and Swiss sauropodomorphs

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Atrociraptor, links from Evan Johnson-Ransom, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Atrociraptor-Episode-293/

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Dinosaur of the day Atrociraptor, a raptor about the size of Dromaeosaurus, but more closely related to its distant ancestor Deinonychus.

Interview with Evan Johnson-Ransom, Master’s student & McNair Fellow studying under Eric Snively at Vertebrate Paleontology Research Labs at Oklahoma State University. Currently his research is focused on Tyrannosaurs. Follow him on twitter @EJR_Paleo

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new dromaeosaurid jaw piece from Alaska points to year round polar carnivores
  • A new sauropodomorph from northern Switzerland named Schleitheimia
  • SVP will be held virtually this year
  • Screenrant shared why Batman has a dinosaur in his cave
  • The Plant Riverside District is having a contest to name its Amphicoelias fraggillimus replica
  • Google recently launched augmented reality dinosaurs in their search

Jul 09 2020

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A dozen Protoceratops embryos

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Enigmosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Enigmosaurus-Episode-292/

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

Dinosaur of the day Enigmosaurus, the aptly named Therizinosaur enigma.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • New finds show Protoceratops & Mussaurus had soft-shelled eggs
  • Two new dinosaurs, Navajoceratops & Terminocavus, were named from New Mexico
  • Crystal Palace Dinosaurs is looking for new security to keep their sculptures safe
  • The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has a new Dinosaur Armor exhibit
  • A Make-A-Wish child in South Florida was surprised with a dinosaur-themed car parade

Jul 01 2020

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How Tyrannosaurus grew into a bone crusher

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Opisthocoelicaudia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Opisthocoelicaudia-Episode-291/

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Dinosaur of the day Opisthocoelicaudia, a late cretaceous titanosaur that may have been able to rear up on its hind legs.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new analysis of dozens of tyrannosaur specimens splits its growth into 5 major phases
  • The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs hit at just the right angle to do the most possible damage
  • The dueling dinosaurs appear to be going exclusively to the surface rights owners
  • A set of chinese "chicken claw prints" turned out to be Jurassic dinosaur tracks
  • Japanese researchers claim to have found the world's smallest dinosaur egg fossil
  • The NHM in London shared details about Qhemegha, South Africa and its importance in dinosaur paleontology
  • The TV show Dinosaurs is coming to Disney+ this fall
  • Dinosaur Batman uses the name B. rex for one character, it's not a shoebill or the T. rex specimen MOR 1125 that go by the same name
  • Filming for Jurassic World Dominion has resumed

Jun 24 2020

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Overoraptor: bird on the top, raptor on the bottom

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Khaan, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Khaan-Episode-290/

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Dinosaur of the day Khaan, an oviraptorid known for a possible mating pair that were buried together.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The new dinosaur Overoraptor was like a bird on the top and a raptor on the bottom
  • Male gharial noses are much bigger than females and you can tell on their skeletons
  • At least 61 Edmontosaurus individuals were described from Wyoming
  • There‚Äôs a petition in Massachusetts to replace a Christopher Columbus statue with the Saugus Orange Dinosaur
  • Gwinnett County, Georgia put up eight prehistoric animal statues including several dinosaurs
  • A new stop motion video features the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Jun 18 2020

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Allosaurus was a cannibal

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Labocania, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Labocania-Episode-289/

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Dinosaur of the day Labocania, a possible tyrannosaurid from Baja California, Mexico.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • We joined #strikeforblacklives and #shutdownSTEM on June 10th to draw attention to how science has been used against Black people
  • Allosaurus was probably a cannibal
  • T. rex likely had long legs to walk efficiently not run quickly
  • In Queensland, Australia, a new set of three metal Austrolovenator dinosaur sculptures have been completed
  • An Apatosaurus building in Spring Hill, Florida, was nominated to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places
  • In Drumheller, the World‚Äôs Largest Dinosaur will be getting repaired and painted
  • Nurseries in the UK are using their dinosaur ‚ÄúWellasaurus‚ÄĚ to manage social distancing
  • Jurassic Quest has turned into a drive through experience
  • The Royal Mint released the Hylaeosaurus coin, the last of the Dinosauria
  • SpaceX Astronauts brought the stuffed toy dinosaur Tremor to the ISS
  • The toothbrushing podcast Chompers is doing a dinosaur theme this week
  • Discovery will have a new series starting Friday, June 19 (9 pm ET), called Dino Hunters
  • PBS has a new series, which will air on June 17, June 24, and July 1, called Prehistoric Road trip
  • Jurassic Park Terror has a post called Every Jurassic Park Dinosaur Illustrated With Modern Science
  • The next few Friday nights, Dustin Growick, is hosting dinosaur parties for adults

Jun 11 2020

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Nothronychus, the most complete therizinosaur

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nothronychus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nothronychus-Episode-288/

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Dinosaur of the day Nothronychus, the most complete therizinosaur ever found.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • #BlackBirdersWeek is everywhere this week, spreading images and facts in support of Black nature enthusiasts and birders
  • The South American elaphrosaur Huinculsaurus is the youngest described to date
  • In Taipei, Taiwan, Evolution of the Banana Fish Solo Exhibition is going on until June 6
  • A set of Jurassic Park gates are for sale after being used for an Australian girl's birthday
  • Near Darwin, Australia a large fiberglass dinosaur known as Big Kev was recently reassembled
  • The 28th season of Power Rangers will be called Power Rangers Dino Fury
  • Captain Marvel #9 had Captain Marvel take out two T. rex with a single punch

Jun 04 2020

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A new polar ceratosaur from Australia

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Callovosaurus, links from Steve Poropat and Adele Pentland, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Callovosaurus-Episode-287/

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Dinosaur of the day Callovosaurus, a dryosaurid which is featured in some editions of Jurassic Park (the first book).

Interview with Dr. Steve Poropat from Swinburne University & Research associate at Australian Age of Dinosaurs and Adele Pentland PhD candidate at Swinburne University & Research associate at Australian Age of Dinosaurs

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A fetal Lufengosaurus shows us where Diplodocus probably got its teeth
  • The Montana Supreme Court has confirmed that the Dueling Dinosaurs are not included in generic "mineral rights"
  • The Jurassic Coast has new rules for fossil collectors
  • Mary Anning‚Äôs biopic, ‚ÄúAmmonite‚ÄĚ starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan has been delayed
  • Dinosaur Discover Site at Johnson Farm reopened recently but with limited hours
  • An international student allegedly broke unto the Australian Museum in Sydney and took selfies next to the dinosaur exhibits
  • The Crystal Palace Megalosaurus has been damaged, you can donate to help pay for repairs

This episode is brought to you by Columbia University Press. Their book The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks: Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them by Donald Prothero is now available in paperback at bit.ly/earthin25rocks use promo code CUP30 to get 30% off the purchase price.

May 27 2020

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The new ceratopsian with a rockstar frill

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Coronosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Coronosaurus-Episode-286/

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Dinosaur of the day Coronosaurus, a centrosaurine ceratopsian from Alberta, Canada.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Stellasaurus ancellae was named for its star-like frill and after the song ‚ÄėStarman' by David Bowie
  • New seafloor samples show that cretaceous Antarctica was a freshwater swamp
  • Scientists in Argentina have announced fossils of a "Megaraptor"
  • Dinosaur National Monument is partially reopened, but the Quarry Exhibit Hall and other areas remain closed
  • a theater in Nebraska had an online viewing called Dinosaur Vacation
  • In Ferndale, Michigan, there‚Äôs a T. rex Walking club
  • A dad built an epic 48-foot Apatosaurus jungle gym in his backyard for his kids

This episode is brought to you by Columbia University Press. Their book The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks: Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them by Donald Prothero is now available in paperback at bit.ly/earthin25rocks use promo code CUP30 to get 30% off the purchase price.

May 20 2020

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Scotty, the largest known T. rex

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Shunosaurus, links from Scott Persons and Beth Zaiken, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Shunosaurus-Episode-285/

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Dinosaur of the day Shunosaurus, a sauropod famous for its club tail.

Interview with Scott Persons and Beth Zaiken, Dr. Scott Persons is a paleontologist and professor at the College of Charleston and the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, and Beth Zaiken is an artist and illustrator who specializes in natural science communication. Both worked on the upcoming book, Mega Rex: A Tyrannosaurus Named Scotty.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Massive sauropod tracks were found in a French cave 500m below the surface
  • Here is an article showing a picture of the cave with the prints
  • Dippy's tour is currently suspended at Rochdale‚Äôs Number One Riverside
  • The Natural History Museum in London plans to build a new life-size Dippy sculpture to go in the front gardens
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science posted a map showing where dinosaur fossils have been found around Denver
  • Flash: Fastest Man Alive #3 has Flash and The Atom teaming up to keep the city safe from dinosaurs
  • Second Extinction is a new shooter game where you have to kill mutated dinosaurs that have taken over the planet
  • Animal Crossing allows you to combine fossils to create "custom dinosaur exhibits"

May 14 2020

55mins

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Spinosaurus had a swimmer's tail

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Astrodon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Astrodon-Episode-284/

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Dinosaur of the day Astrodon, an early cretaceous sauropod named for a star shape found after cutting open its tooth.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A nearly complete Spinosaurus tail shows It would have been a capable swimmer
  • The researchers also released a 3D model of their Spinosaurus reconstruction
  • The North Carolina bill to make Hypsibema the state dinosaur has been put on hold until 2021
  • A charity sweepstakes and auction winner will get eaten by dinosaurs in Jurassic World: Dominion

May 06 2020

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Phil Tippett on animating Jurassic Park

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Staurikosaurus, links from Phil Tippett, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Staurikosaurus-Episode-283/

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Dinosaur of the day Staurikosaurus, a small Triassic carnivore from what is now Brazil.

Interview with Phil Tippett, the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Tippett Studio. He is a two-time Oscar and Emmy award winner for his visual effects work, for the movies Jurassic Park and Return of the Jedi and the documentary Dinosaur! and the TV film Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure. His most recent project is the stop motion film Mad God.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new model shows the sauropod Spinophorosaurus likely held its head high off the ground.
  • The Don Harrington Discovery Center in Texas has two new animatronic dinosaurs and they‚Äôre asking for naming ideas.
  • Resident Evil 3 has a dinosaur mod that turns the zombies into T. rex.

Apr 30 2020

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The new Navajo warrior raptor

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Arcovenator, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Arcovenator-Episode-282/

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Dinosaur of the day Arcovenator, a relative of Majungasaurus found in France.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The new dromaeosaurid Dineobellator was found in San Juan Basin, New Mexico
  • A UK family is creating dinosaur art from rocks on their daily walks at a local quarry
  • Colin Trevorrow, posted a behind the scenes photo of the Jurassic World: Dominion set

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audiobook, ebook, and paperback.

Apr 22 2020

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How to make a Zuul out of cake

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Alaskacephale, links from Ralph Attanasia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Alaskacephale-Episode-281/

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Interview with Ralph Attanasia, Head Sculptor at Carlo's Bakery and one of the stars on Buddy Vs Duff. He recently made a near life-size replica of the ankylosaur Zuul out of cake! Follow him on twitter @CakeBossRalph

Dinosaur of the day Alaskacephale, A smaller relative of Pachycephalosaurus from Alaska.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The newly described dinosaur Asteriornis is named after the goddess of falling stars
  • Wally the Stegosaurus, from the Berkshire Museum in Massachusetts, is getting restored

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audiobook, ebook, and paperback.

Apr 15 2020

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A hummingbird-sized dinosaur

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Sauropelta, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Sauropelta-Episode-280/

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Dinosaur of the day Sauropelta, a rhinoceros sized armored dinosaur.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A piece of amber from Myanmar appears to contain a hummingbird-sized dinosaur (or maybe it's a lepidosaur‚ÄĒspecifically, it might be a gecko ancestor instead of a dinosaur)
  • A new tracksite on the isle of Skye includes some of the oldest stegosaur tracks
  • The Natural History Museum of Denmark has delayed their unveiling of the T. rex Tristan Otto
  • Many neighborhoods are putting dinosaurs in their windows so kids can go on scavenger hunts
  • Tinkercad is running a create a dinosaur tinker together challenge
  • Google Chrome‚Äôs T. rex run game has been turned into an exercise tool
  • Liverpool One has relaunched their Dinosaurs Unleashed augmented reality app, so you can use the app at home

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audibook, ebook, and paperback.

Apr 09 2020

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Traces of DNA in dinosaur cartilage

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Heterodontosaurus, links from Alida Bailleul, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Heterodontosaurus-Episode-279/

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino And don't forget to join us on Discord for our Jurassic Park watch party this Saturday (4/4/2020)

Dinosaur of the day Heterodontosaurus, a dinosaur with tusks and a beak.

Interview with Alida Bailleul, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP). Her research focuses on microscopic structure of dinosaur bone and tissue. Follow her work at ivpp-avianevolution.com

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The best sauropod find from Switzerland finally has its own genus‚ÄĒAmanzia
  • Learn about dinosaurs while social distancing bit.ly/dinodistancing
  • Bring Dinosaurs into your home with a new AR App

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audibook, ebook, and paperback.

Apr 02 2020

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How warm was dinosaur blood?

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Kakuru, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Kakuru-Episode-278/

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Dinosaur of the day Kakuru, the only named dinosaur from South Australia.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new sauropod from Southern Mongolia was named Abdarainurus barsboldi
  • New research found Troodon, Maiasaura, & Hypacrosaurus had warm bodies
  • Northwestern Community College has a hadrosaur that Associate‚Äôs students can work on
  • The Field Museum ‚Äúlet out‚ÄĚ Sue the T. rex like the Shedd Aquarium penguins
  • The upcoming comic Dark Nights: Death Metal #1 will include a T. rex Batman
  • Marvel‚Äôs Fantastic Four has Sky, an alien superhero with the ability to talk to dinosaurs
  • A mom in the UK created a dinosaur themed game to keep her kids entertained
  • A life-size Zuul cake was made on Buddy vs. Duff on Food Network

Our book 50 Dinosaur Tales is available now! Get the collection of dinosaur stories and facts from recent discoveries by going to bit.ly/50dinosaurtales It's available as an audibook, ebook, and paperback.

Mar 26 2020

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Dinosaur Island and an island dinosaur

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Telmatosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Telmatosaurus-Episode-277/

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Dinosaur of the day Telmatosaurus, a small island dwelling hadrosaur from what is now Romania.

In this week's episode:

  • We review the 2014 movie Dinosaur Island
  • The webcomic Darbi "The misadventures of a blood-thirsty baby T-Rex." is free online‚ÄĒparental advisory applies.
  • A cretaceous rib fossil may be from the second largest dinosaur that lived in what is now Japan
  • Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous and Giants: African Dinosaurs may be coming to a museum near you soon

Mar 19 2020

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1950s dinosaur mystery solved

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Hesperonychus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hesperonychus-Episode-276/

Join our patreon to get a copy of Sabrina's new dinosaur art. Every patron also gets access to our discord server and premium content, as well as the ability to request a Dinosaur of the Day. Higher tier members can also get shout outs, ad-free episodes, and more https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

Dinosaur of the day Hesperonychus, the first microraptorine found outside of Asia.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new abelisaurid was named Tralkasaurus meaning ‚Äúthunder lizard‚ÄĚ not to be confused with the other ‚Äúthunder lizard‚ÄĚ Brontosaurus
  • The mystery of unusual dinosaur tracks on the roof of an Australian mine has been solved
  • The Utahraptor State Park was approved by the House, but failed to pass the State Senate due to budget concerns
  • Abba Geebz plans to take his ventriloquist skills and dinosaur puppets to over 100 hospitals in the U.S. this year
  • The Carnegie Museum of Natural History will have camps this summer for kids gets 4 to 13
  • Three Deinonychus were stolen from Eccles Dinosaur Park in Ogden, Utah, but they have been recovered

Mar 12 2020

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Dinosaurs sharing nests

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dicraeosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dicraeosaurus-Episode-275/

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Dinosaur of the day Dicraeosaurus, the first discovered sauropod with paired spines running down its neck.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A pair of noasaurid bones from Australia expand the known range to nearly all of Gondwana
  • The first case of LCH (Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis) was found in a dinosaur
  • The Utahraptor Project has moved their massive sandstone block to a new location
  • A new article ranks the US states in order of most dinosaur fossils discoveries
  • The Illinois Burpee Museum of Natural History‚Äôs PaleoFest is coming up on March 6‚Äď8
  • Mobile, Alabama celebrated Mardi Gras with a parade that included a Velociraptor puppeteer
  • Giant Screen Films recently released the film Dinosaurs of Antarctica
  • LucasFilm is launching Star Wars; The High Republic, and may include dinosaurs
  • Jurassic World 3 is now officially Jurassic World: Dominion

Mar 04 2020

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Big Al is no longer Allosaurus fragilis

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Haplocanthosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Haplocanthosaurus-Episode-274/

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Dinosaur of the day Haplocanthosaurus, a relatively small sauropod measuring a measly 49 ft long and 13 tons in weight.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Big Al is now Allosaurus jimmadseni and no longer Allosaurus fragilis
  • A new set of sauropod tracks in Texas could be swim tracks‚ÄĒor maybe not
  • Storm Ciara in the UK uncovered a new 130 million year old dinosaur footprint
  • Colin Trevorrow shared a video of what looks like a Nasutoceratops puppet from Jurassic World 3

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Feb 26 2020

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