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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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My new favorite podcast!! Feeding my dinosaur addiction🦕🦖

Awesome

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Great to have up to date dinosaur news

iTunes Ratings

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 addiction🦕🦖

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

Latest release on Oct 29, 2020

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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—and 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’s 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

2hr 21mins

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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’s 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

1hr 11mins

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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 Julián Nájera 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

1hr 43mins

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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

1hr 17mins

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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

51mins

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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: 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

55mins

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Rank #15: 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

45mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: 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

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: 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

1hr 2mins

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Rank #19: 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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Rank #20: Best of 2019

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Futalognkosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Futalognkosaurus-Episode-266/

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

Dinosaur of the day Futalognkosaurus, one of the most complete titanosaurs ever found.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Best New Site (228): Tanis Site
  • Best New Tyrannosaur (233): Suskityrannus
  • Gnarliest Pathologies (244): Tenontosaurus
  • Best New Sauropod (220): Bajadasaurus
  • Best Early Dinosaur Discovery (261): Gnathovorax
  • Honorable Mention - Best Early Dinosaur (242): Notatesseraeraptor
  • Best Gut Contents (245): Microraptor
  • Best Amber Find (247): Elektornis
  • Best Biomechanics Study: (251) How Raptors Used Their Claws
  • Best Hadrosaur (252): Kamuysaurus
  • Best Paleoart: (252) Brian Engh's Dinosaur Thermoregulation in Infra-Red
  • Best Video Short (219): Sharp Teeth
  • Best Video (221): My Pet Dinosaur on BBC
  • Honorable Mention - Best Video (253): Jurassic World: Battle at Big Rock
  • Best Dinosaur Thought (252): Sauropods Squishing Turtles
  • Our Favorite Episode (250): Sabrina Ricci's Hardcore Bone Wars

Our comfy dinosaur clothes are available in three awesome designs! There is a Gorgosaurus, Parasaurolophus, and an Allosaurus. Get them on Hoodies, tanktops, and lots of other items by going to bit.ly/iknowdinostore

Jan 02 2020

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