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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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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

iTunes Ratings

155 Ratings
Average Ratings
137
11
2
4
1

AMAZING

By danpones#1 - Jul 31 2019
Read more
My new favorite podcast!! Feeding my dinosaur addiction🦕🦖

Awesome

By jeradkyle - Jun 08 2019
Read more
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: 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
18 mins
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Rank #2: Microraptor ate its food face first & Jurassic Park as a horror film

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Dinosaur of the day Vulcanodon, a Jurassic sauropod that lived in an African desert surrounded by volcanoes.

Interview with Scott A Bradley, the host of the Hellbent for Horror Podcast, and author of the book, Screaming for Pleasure: How Horror Makes You Happy and Healthy. He is also a guest blogger on Lit Reactor and contributing writer to magazines like Evilspeak and Medium Chill.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A microraptor was found with a complete lizard in its stomach that it ate face first
  • A shiny new dinosaur, Hesperornithoides, was found in amber with one especially long fuzzy toe
  • Makoshika State Park in Montana has a new dinosaur/paleontology tour
  • Dinosaur Isle Museum, in the UK, has a new juvenile T. rex replica skeleton
  • Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy is being held on the Isle of Wight in September
  • The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum in Michigan has a new traveling exhibit called Amazing Dinosaurs
  • Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Colin Trevorrow, and Blue attended the grand opening of Jurassic World the Ride
  • A mobile game called Tap! Dig! My Museum! Is available on Android and iOS

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 Vulcanodon, links from Scott A Bradley, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Vulcanodon-Episode-245/

Aug 07 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #3: Velociraptor - Episode 83

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Interview with Geoff Jones, author of the adult thriller, The Dinosaur Four. Learn more about Geoff at his website, geoffjoneswriter.com.

Montana has a new dinosaur, nicknamed "Big Monty", 18 ft tall dinosaur puppets roam Ann Arbor Michigan, new dinosaur museum exhibits, and Backyard Terrors a popular dinosaur attraction may get shut down if it can't meet zoning codes.

Also our dinosaur of the day Velociraptor a small dromaeosaurid often confused with Deinonychus or Utahraptor (because of Jurassic Park).

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

Jun 29 2016
52 mins
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Rank #4: Deinonychus - Episode 14

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Interview with paleo artist Matt Martyniuk, book publisher and founding member of the Dinosaur Wiki. Also dinosaur news, including the Kickstarter project for the webcomic Ninjasaur by Jason Horn and new animatronic dinosaurs at the Fukui Station in Japan. Also, dinosaur of the day Deinonychus, a raptor with a sickle like claw that is often mistaken for Velociraptor (including in Jurassic Park).  

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

Mar 11 2015
45 mins
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Rank #5: Oviraptor - Episode 78

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Dinosaur news, including the evolution and size of sauropods, dinosaur museums and summer dinosaur events, dinosaur tracks, and more. Also, dinosaur of the day Oviraptor, a misunderstood theropod originally thought to be an egg thief.

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

May 25 2016
36 mins
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Rank #6: Dilophosaurus - Episode 18

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Dinosaur news, including a supertide in Northern France that reveals dinosaur tracks every 18 years, a salamander that snacked on dinosaurs, and the discovery of a new titanosaur in Siberia. Also, dinosaur of the day Dilophosaurus, a medium-sized theropod with two crests on the top of its head best known for its inaccurate portrayal in Jurassic Park.

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

Apr 01 2015
15 mins
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Rank #7: 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.

This episode is brought to you in part by Audible.com. Get a free audiobook download and 30 day free trial at audibletrial.com/IKnowDino

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
2 hours 22 mins
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Rank #8: Tenontosaurus with a limp, 1,000s of saurpods, and over 70 T. rex

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Dinosaur of the day Sinornithosaurus, an early raptor from China that was covered in feathers.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new census of the Lance & Hell Creek Formations found at least 71 T. rex skulls & skeletons
  • A database of over 3,000 sauropod specimens from the Morrison Formation has been published
  • Broken ribs, toes, and a bone infection were found in an unfortunate Tenontosaurus
  • A helitack crew in Colorado picked up “Walter” in two plaster jackets that weighed over 1,000 pounds each
  • A new dinosaur museum opened up in Wolcott, Colorado
  • On September 15, animatronic dinosaurs are going to be at the Bath Racecourse in the UK
  • Springs Preserve in Las Vegas has a new exhibit called Dino Might
  • The Science Museum of Minnesota recently finished their first Dino Fest
  • Two Chinese paleontologists have made a complete rendering of the bipedal Auroraceratops

Join at the Tyrannosaurus level by August 21, 2019 to get a signed copy of our new book  https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

If you'd like to join our 50 Dinosaur Tales launch team fill out our form at bit.ly/dinosaurbookteam by August 5, 2019

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Sinornithosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Sinornithosaurus-Episode-244/

Jul 31 2019
33 mins
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Rank #9: Othnielia - Episode 186

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This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/LastChance186 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

In the news: Scientists hypothesize how bacteria in dinosaur gut contents may explain why herbivores lived in groups; The mystery theropod dinosaur auctioned off at the Eiffel Tower sold for more than 2 million Euros; Trix the T. rex is on display at Paris Jardin des Plantes for three months; Alberta, Canada has new drivers licenses and ID cards, with Albertosaurus on them; IFC Mall in Hong Kong has a T. rex on display until June 27; Another dinosaur movie, Triassic World, came out on June 19; and more

Dinosaur of the day Othnielia a small dinosaur that was originally described by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1877, but then called Nanosaurus rex

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 Othnielia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Othnielia-Episode-186/

Jun 20 2018
37 mins
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Rank #10: Ultrasaurus/Ultrasauros - Episode 21

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Interview with paleo-artist Josh Cotton, who works at the Brigham Young University Museum. Also dinosaur news, including dinosaur eggs found in China and a nearly complete Kronosaurus jaw found in Australia. And, dinosaur of the day Ultrasaurus/Ultrasauros, the Korean/American sauropod described using potentially dubious evidence.

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

Apr 21 2015
56 mins
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Rank #11: 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 JuliĂĄn NĂĄjera 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
1 hour 44 mins
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Rank #12: Apatosaurus - Episode 161

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In our 161st episode, we talk with paleoartist Mark Hallett and Dr. Mathew J. Wedel, the creators of the book, The Sauropod Dinosaurs: Life in the Age of Giants, published in 2016 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

In the news: New troodontid dinosaur from Mongolia Almas ukhaa, a 10-year-old is trying to change Utah's state fossil from Allosaurus to Utahraptor, museums around the world have a number of events and dinosaur exhibits, and much more. 

Dinosaur of the day Apatosaurus, a sauropod whose name means “deceptive lizard.”

This episode is brought to you in part byAudible.com. Get a free audiobook download and 30 day free trial at audibletrial.com/IKnowDino.

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 Apatosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/apatosaurus-episode-161/

Dec 27 2017
1 hour 33 mins
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Rank #13: Aquilops - Episode 13

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Dinosaur news, including scientists using 3D scanning to measure the weight of Sophie the Stegosaurus, dinosaurs in Jurassic World, and the new game Dinosaur Island. Also, dinosaur of the day Aquilops, the tiny horned dinosaur the size of a bunny that traveled to North America from the Beiring Strait and was an ancestor of Triceratops.

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

Mar 09 2015
15 mins
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Rank #14: Bahariasaurus - Episode 139

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Interview with Danny Barta, a PhD candidate in Comparative Biology at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City. We talk to him about "The Titanosaur" exhibit at AMNH and details about when it was found in Argentina.

In the news: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has wrapped; A new species of troodontid was identified in Alberta and named after Phillip Currie; Dinosaurs couldn't migrate far enough to justify cold blooded dinosaurs in Antarctica; Rapidly scanning fossils with a Microsoft Kinect; Lots of dinosaur exhibts, a new comic, game, and more

Dinosaur of the day Bahariasaurus, a giant Egyptian theropod that likely lived at the same time as Spinosaurus.

Please consider helping us cover the costs of getting to SVP 2017 and get access to our Patrons-only video and/or a postcard! https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Bahariasaurus, a transcript of our interview with Danny, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/bahariasaurus-episode-139/

Jul 26 2017
53 mins
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Rank #15: Allosaurus - Episode 25

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Dinosaur news, including discoveries of two new dinosaurs, Chilesaurus diegosuarezi and Yi Qi, a new study on how to tell male and female stegosaurs apart, Jurassic World dinosaurs will be played by people, and more. Also, dinosaur of the day Allosaurus, a large theropod whose name means "different lizard."

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

May 19 2015
38 mins
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Rank #16: Procompsognathus - Episode 185

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This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Velociraptor185 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #17: 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
34 mins
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Rank #18: Suchomimus - Episode 118

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Interview with Nelio Bugallo, AKA Jaye Jurassick, a tattoo apprentice, and paleoartist. Check out his Jurassic Park toys & replicas on Etsy. Or check out his art on Red Bubble, neliobugallo.com, Facebook, and Instagram.

In the news: New Jurassic dinosaur Isaberrysaurua mollensis discovered, new insights into how the "Fighting Dinosaurs" fossilized mid-battle, more osteoderms, eggs & footprints, and much more.

Also, dinosaur of the day Suchomimus, a Spinosaurid from Niger, Africa.

Check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino to get the inside scoop on I Know Dino and help us keep the podcast going!

Visit http://iknowdino.com/suchomimus-episode-118 for links to every news story, details on Suchomimus, and a transcript of our interview with Nelio Bugallo.

And please consider supporting us by purchasing our limited edition Allosaurus shirt courtesy of The Doodling Dino at https://teespring.com/iknowdino

Mar 01 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #19: Tyrannotitan - Episode 61

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Dinosaur news, including the discovery of a baby Chasmosaurus, Jurassic World and virtual reality, T-rex costumes, and more. Plus, dinosaur of the day Tyrannotitan, a carcharodontosaurid with experimental teeth.

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

Jan 28 2016
25 mins
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Rank #20: Minmi - Episode 166

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In the news: New Jurassic dinosaur, Caihong juji, with iridescent "rainbow" feathers found; researchers discover a unique type of air-sac-bone; a new taphonomy study on Edmontosaurus supports herd behavior; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Minmi, a relatively small Australian ankylosaur

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 Minmi, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/minmi-episode-166/

Jan 31 2018
41 mins
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