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May 23, 2018

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In the news: Researchers find that large dinosaurs didn't sit directly on their eggs, allowing contact incubation without crushing their babies; An excellent new specimen the important early sauropodomorph Buriolestes was discovered; Hundreds of cretaceous tracks in Coahuila, Mexico were modeled using photogrammetry; The theropod skeleton going up for auction in Paris may also come with naming rights; Lots of new dinosaur exhibits; Charles Dickens was a science enthusiast; The Jurassic Park ride in Universal Studios Hollywood will be shutdown to update for Jurassic World; New gameplay of Jurassic World: Evolution; deatials about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; and more

Dinosaur of the day Monolophosaurus a meat eating Chinese dinosaur with a single head crest

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Monolophosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Monolophosaurus-Episode-182/

 

May 16, 2018

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In our 181st episode, we got to chat with Ansley about her great dinosaur sculptures. You can see her work on her Instagram accounts ArtbyAnz and mcdansley or on Facebook at ArtbyAnz

In the news: a new spinosaur bone from Brazil shows evidence of aquatic behavior earlier than previously known, The skull of Ichthyornis was recreated from 3-D scans of several skulls from the 1870s, Colin Trevorrow says there won't be any hybrid dinosaurs in Jurassic World 3 and that it will be a "science thriller in the same way that Jurassic Park was," new dinosaur exhibits, games, and more

Dinosaur of the day Archaeornithomimus an ornithomimosaur from Inner Mongolia that was mentioned in Jurassic World

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Archaeornithomimus, links from Ansley, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Archaeornithomimus-Episode-181/

May 9, 2018

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In the news: An amazingly well preserved Iguanodon relative named Bayannurosaurus perfectus was discovered in China; Two new ankylosaurs named; Over 300 new dinosaur tracks found in China; Theropods ate using a "puncture and pull" method; new Jurassic World puppet details; new exhibits, movies, and more

Dinosaur of the day Nipponosaurus a hadrosaur found on the island North of Hokkaido—then owned by Japan, but now by Russia—it can be seen in the Holoscape interface in the Innovation Center in Jurassic World

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nipponosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nipponosaurus-Episode-180/

May 2, 2018

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In our 179th episode, we got to chat with Tony Campagna about his amazing dinosaur toy collection. He's @thedinogeek on Instagram. And creator of the Facebook group Plastic Paleontology which will soon also be a book.

In the news: A tyrannosaur was found in western North America with bite marks that may indicate cannibalism; A new small dinosaur/bird from Northeastern China; Details on the 10,000 dinosaur tracks at Cal Orcko in Bolivia; A map with every dinosaur discovery location in the UK; A man in an inflatable T. rex costume ran the London marathon and then proposed to his fiance; Jurassic Park Experience at Windsor ComicCon; Jurassic World The Exhibition in Paris; Museum news; and more

Dinosaur of the day Microceratus a small ceratopsian from Mongolia which was in the first Jurassic Park book and may be in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Microceratus, more links from Tony Campagna, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Microceratus-Episode-179/

Apr 25, 2018

In the news: A Juvenile diplodocoid femur exposed in the rock-wall at Dinosaur National Monument appears to have bite marks; Calcium isotopes in dinosaur teeth appear to show that spinosaurs ate more fish than their contemporary theropods; A new unnamed dinosaur has been reported from a recent excavation in Cerra Guido, Chile; dinosaurs being sold; dinosaur costumes; new Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom trailers; and more

Dinosaur of the day Sinoceratops a large ceratopsid dinosaur from China that will be in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom—although toys bearing its name are based on Pachyrhinosaurus

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Sinoceratops, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Sinoceratops-Episode-178/

Apr 19, 2018

In our 177th episode, we got to chat with Ethan Pettus author of Primitive War, a sci-fi novel about the Vietnam War and dinosaurs that was published in early 2017.

In the news: A new dinosaur found in China named Anomalipes—think Gigantoraptor, but about 2% of the size; Lufengosaurus appears to have developed an abscess, likely after a bite by a Sinosaurus; Three sets of dinosaur tracks were found on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, the first set was published; A new material inspired by Indominus rex; museum events; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Hoplitosaurus an ankylosaurian named after the spear-toting Greeks famous for their phalanx formation.

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

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And by the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are hosting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Hoplitosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hoplitosaurus-Episode-177/

 

Apr 11, 2018

In the news: A new paper demonstrates ceratopsians probably didn't evolve horns to recognize each other; An outlandish paper claims that dinosaurs may have accidentally poisoned themselves; A possible young T. rex is being excavated by students at the University of Kansas; The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences unveiled a clutch of oviraptorosaur eggs; Lots of summer dinosaur activities were announced; New Jurassic Park and Jurassic World toys; And much more

Dinosaur of the day Stygimoloch a dinosaur with awesome spikes around the back of its head which some think is a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus.

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Stygimoloch, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Stygimoloch-Episode-176/

Apr 4, 2018

We got to chat with Dr. Brandon Peecook, the Meeker Postdoctoral Fellow at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. His research includes the earliest known relatives of dinosaurs. He's been on expeditions in Africa, Antarctica, and all around the U.S., and in 2015, he published the first account of a dinosaur in Washington state. Follow him on Twitter @_gondwannabe_.

In the news: A new megaraptoran dinosaur named Tratayenia rosalesi was discovered in Patagonia; Luxembourg has another dinosaur find, this time a middle Jurassic thyreophoran; The Dinosaur Discovery Gallery in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia may close after losing funding; Mystic Aquarium in Stonington, Connecticut will have a new exhibit: Jurassic Giants: A Dinosaur Adventure; Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY is getting a new exhibit called Dinosaur Invasion: 101 Days of Dinosaurs; The Sinclair dinosaur sculpture in La Vista, Nebraska has been removed; A six foot inflatable T. rex sprinkler is for sale; and Jurassic World Evolution (the new park builder game) release date announced.

Dinosaur of the day Metriacanthosaurus a Sinraptorid that lived in the Jurassic in what is now England.

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are hosting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Metriacanthosaurus, more links from Brandon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/metriacanthosaurus-episode-175/

Mar 28, 2018

In the news: Arkansaurus fridayi is officially a new dinosaur; Baurusuchids weren't outcompeting theropods in Brazil as previously thought; Two birds from the early Cretaceous may have flown via a combination of flapping and "ballistic phases"; Early birds may have been too heavy to incubate their eggs; Singapore may have dinosaur fossils; An unidentified theropod skeleton will be auctioned in the Eiffel Tower in June; A fire destroyed the T. rex at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in a fantastic fire; You can now buy Jurassic Park Funko Pops; WoWee is making dinosaur Fingerlings; The Ready Player One trailer features a T. rex; ARK: Survival Evolved will soon be available on mobile devices; Ark Park, a dinosaur VR game, is now on Steam and PSVR; and more

Dinosaur of the day Agustinia, an Argentinian sauropod that was once thought to have had osteoderms.

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are exhibiting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Agustinia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/agustinia-episode-174/

Mar 21, 2018

We got to chat with Brittney Stoneburg, the marketing and events specialist at Western Science Center and co-founder of Cosplay for Science. We discuss the existing and upcoming dinosaur exhibits at the Western Science Center and lots of other topics. You can follow her on Twitter @brittandbone and on Instagram.

In the news: A rare baby bird smaller than 2 postage stamps from the Cretaceous was found; A new study shows that Archaeopteryx was capable of flying; The "little Iguanodon" from the Bernissart bonebed is named to a new genus; The Natural History Museum in London is launching a new VR experience this spring called Hold the World; dinosaur talks, exhibits, and more

Dinosaur of the day Kosmoceratops, a chasmosaurine ceratopsian whose name means "ornament horned face" for good reason.

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are hosting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Kosmoceratops, more links from Brittney, the Western Science Center, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/kosmoceratops-episode-173/

Mar 14, 2018

In the news: New ankylosaur described from China named Jinyunpelta sinensis is the earliest ankylosaur with a well-developed tail club—100 million years old; A "nestling-sized" Edmontosaurus was found in Montana representing the smallest Edmontosaurs found to date; Fossils from New Jersey may turn out to be a  tyrannosauroid braincase and leg; a new video of Claire Dearing from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; Universal announced a Pokemon Go style Jurassic World game called Jurassic World Alive; dinosaur sculptures, games, clothes, and more

Dinosaur of the day Sauroposeidon/Paluxysaurus, a sauropod with a complicated history, whose name means "earthquake god lizard" / "Paluxy river lizard."

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are exhibiting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Sauroposeidon/Paluxysaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/sauroposeidon-paluxysaurus-episode-172

Mar 7, 2018

We got to chat with Sabre Moore, director at Carter County Museum in Ekalaka, Montana. Since starting work at Carter County Museum, Sabre has expanded the museum, worked with other museums for outreach, and established the annual Dino Shindig.

In the news: A new Archaeopteryx specimen replaces the Haarlem specimen which was recently reclassified; Researchers got birds to run to study how dinosaurs may have moved; Arizona may be getting a state dinosaur; New Triassic fossils in Bears Ears; Lots of dinosaur videos; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Bactrosaurus, a hadrosauroid which may have suffered from tumors

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are hosting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Bactrosaurus, more links from Sabre, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/bactrosaurus-episode-171/

Feb 28, 2018

In the news: New dinosaur species from Mongolia Avimimus nemegtensis; The first unambiguous Triassic dinosaur from Utah; new dinosaur exhibits, movies, toys, and more

Dinosaur of the day Auroraceratops, a neoceratopsian whose name means "dawn horned face."

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are exhibiting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Auroraceratops, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/auroraceratops-episode-170/

Feb 21, 2018

We got to chat with  Shaun Keenan, a concept artist in the video game and animation industries, and the creator of the upcoming book, Dinosaurs of the Wild West

In the news: New sauropod from Siberia named Sibirotitan and not Sibirosaurus like we had guessed; A new biogeographical model shows how dinosaurs moved and evolved; Utahraptor is one step closer to being Utah's official state dinosaur; The Bureau of Land Management is requesting public input about the boundaries of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Epidexipteryx, a paravian dinosaur that had tail feather's similar to a peacock's

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Epidexipteryx, more links from Shaun, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/epidexipteryx-episode-169/

Feb 14, 2018

In the news: A new way to date dinosaur bones; The Chicxulub impact may have caused a huge magma outflow; Dinosaur and other animal footprints were found near NASA's Goddard Space Flight center; Arizona may have a state dinosaur soon; New information about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; new dinosaur finds, attractions, and much more

Dinosaur of the day Glacialisaurus, a sauropodomorph from Antarctica whose name means "icy lizard."

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

And by  the Royal Tyrrell Museum, which is located in southern Alberta, Canada. Right now they are exhibiting their free-to-attend Winter speaker series (also on YouTube). More information can be found at tyrrellmuseum.com.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Glacialisaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/glacialisaurus-episode-168/

Feb 7, 2018

We got to chat with Dr. Alexander Hastings, @Dr_CrocoGator, who researched dinosaurs in comic books and who works as the assistant curator of paleontology at the Virginia Museum of Natural History

In the news: A new Egyptian titanosaur Mansourasaurus fills in a huge gap in our knowledge; Jurassic World is getting a live arena show; The iconic Flintstone house in Hillsborough, California, has some new dinosaurs; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Xenotarsosaurus, an 18ft (5.4m) abelisaurid

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Xenotarsosaurus, more links from Alex, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/xenotarsosaurus-episode-167/

Jan 31, 2018

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

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Jan 24, 2018

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...

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

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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 17, 2018

In the news: The first new dinosaur of the year was named Diluvicursor; A new study explains how oviraptorids ate; Researchers release a 3D model of Massospondylus for anyone to print; Details on the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology conference; Several museums are holding events; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Nasutoceratops, a ceratopsian with horns like a bull.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nasutoceratops, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/nasutoceratops-episode-164/

Jan 10, 2018

In our 163rd episode, we got to chat with Dr. Dave Hone. He is a lecturer in Zoology at Queen Mary University of London, and he has a blog called Archosaur Musings; He also recently co-authored a review of Spinosaurs

In the news: A dinosaur feather was found in amber with a tick that likely ate dinosaur blood; Some dinosaurs were probably fluffier than previously thought; New tyrannosaurus material may mean a new species from Delaware, US; Lots of new sculptures, exhibits, shows, games, videos, and much more. 

Dinosaur of the day Gasosaurus, a tetanuran whose name means, you guessed it, "gas lizard."

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Gasosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/gasosaurus-episode-163

Jan 3, 2018

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.

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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 27, 2017

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.”

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Dec 20, 2017

In the news: Three new dinosaurs: Halszkaraptor escuilliei looks like a swan with claws, Tarchia teresae a new ankylosaur was found in Mongolia, New hadrosauroid Zuoyunlong fills in a gap in hadrosauroid migration, Sauropod footprints found in South Korea have skin impressions; Forbes published a geological review of the new Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom trailer; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Scutellosaurus, an early armored dinosaur whose name means "little shielded lizard."

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Scutellosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/scutellosaurus-episode-160/

Dec 13, 2017

In our 159th episode, we talk with Dr. Jordan Mallon, a dinosaur specialist at the Canadian Museum of Nature. He got our attention at SVP with a poster about the riddle of upside down ankylosaurs. You can follow him on Twitter @Jordan_Mallon.

In the news: Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer was released; The Haarlem Archaeopteryx has been re-described as its own genus—Ostromia crassipes; and we share our dinosaur-fan holiday gift guide

Dinosaur of the day Lufengosaurus, a massospondylid that lived in the Jurassic in what is now China.

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Dec 6, 2017

In the news: Three new dinosaurs were described, the Argentinian theropod Pandoravenator fernandezorum, the Nigerian ornithomimosaur Afromimus tenerensis, and the Chinese titanosaur Zhuchengtitan zangjiazhuangensis; A new Evo-Devo study recreates proto-feathers from chicken genes; A new debate on Ornithoscelida; New Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom footage; and much more

Dinosaur of the day Camarasaurus, a sauropod whose name means "chambered lizard"

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