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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

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 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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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 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...

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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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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 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."

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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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For links to every gift idea, all of the details we shared about Lufengosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/lufengosaurus-episode-159/

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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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Camarasaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/camarasaurus-episode-158/

Nov 29, 2017

In our 157th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Michael Habib. He is a paleontologist and biomechanist, who studies prehistoric animals and how they moved. He's known for his work on pterosaurs, feathered dinosaurs, and the origin of flight in birds. Follow him on Twitter @aeroevo.

In the news: The new, nearly complete, sauropod Mierasaurus was found in Utah; T. rex claws were probably formidable slashing weapons; New details on the Chicxulub impact that wiped out the dinosaurs; New dinosaur discoveries, eggs, studies, exhibits, and more

Dinosaur of the day Amargasaurus, a sauropod with spines on its neck and back.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Amargasaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/amargasaurus-episode-157/

Nov 22, 2017

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.

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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 15, 2017

In our 155th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Matthew Lamanna, assistant curator at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History about field research in Antarctica and the mesozoic evolution of birds. You can learn more about his work at Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project, at antarcticdinos.org.

In the news: New dinosaur Matherodon provincialis was found with large scissor like teeth—strange for an herbivore; Update on Dinosaur Isle; New dinosaur exhibits, shows, costumes, sculptures, and more

Dinosaur of the day Appalachiosaurus, a large bipedal theropod carnivore from Alabama, USA

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Nov 8, 2017

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."

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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 1, 2017

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"

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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/

Oct 25, 2017

In the news: A new hadrosaur, Laiyangosaurus youngi, was named in China; New details on the abelisaurid from Argentina, Viavenator exxoni; Sauropods spread nutrients around the world with their poop; A new Teratophoneus specimen was airlifted to a museum; and more

Dinosaur of the day Plateosaurus, a basal sauropodomorph with more than 100 skeletons found

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Plateosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/plateosaurus-episode-152/

Oct 18, 2017

In our 151st episode, we got to chat with Keegan Kuhn, owner of 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.

In the news: Dinosaur tracks found nearly 2 miles above sea level in the Alps; new chicken-like dinosaur found in China; a study shows the evolution of dinosaur brains to bird brains; Jurassic World Evolution in game footage; Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom merchandise; new dinosaur discoveries, costumes, stories, an toys, and more

Dinosaur of the day Deltadromeus, a theropod whose name means "delta runner"

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Deltadromeus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/deltadromeus-episode-151/

Oct 11, 2017

In the news: Heyuannia laid blue-green eggs; Shingopana songwensis was named from Tanzania; a Chasmosaurus was airlifted out of the badlands; new dinosaur exhibits, events, photos, shows, and more

Dinosaur of the day Antetonitrus, a sauropodomorph whose name means "Before the thunder," because it lived before Brontosaurus

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Antetonitrus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/antetonitrus-episode-150/

Oct 4, 2017

In our 149th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Caleb Brown (@Brown_Caleb_M), who worked on the amazing new Borealopelta specimen, now on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum (@RoyalTyrrell or facebook.com/RoyalTyrrellMuseum)

In the news: A giant frog may have preyed on juvenile dinosaurs, although dinosaurs probably ate it too; "Multi-liter coprolites" from Utah show that hadrosaurs appeared to eat crustaceans; New early cretaceous sauropod found in the Soria province in Spain named Soriatitan golmayensis; new dinosaur discoveries, games, stories, an opera, and more

Dinosaur of the day Rebbachisaurus, a sauropod that lived in the early Cretaceous in what is now Morocco

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Rebbachisaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/rebbachisaurus-episode-149/

Sep 27, 2017

In the news: The last day of our SVP coverage; The Field Museum in Chicago put an NFL jersey on their Brachiosaurus; Dippy is going to Dorset; New exhibits, contests, sculptures, fossils, tracks, costume shenanigans, and more

Dinosaur of the day Lambeosaurus, a hadrosaurid with a "hatchet blade" crest.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Lambeosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/lambeosaurus-episode-148/

Sep 20, 2017

Interview with Jim Kirkland, the Utah State Paleontologist, and lead researcher on the Utahraptor project. The Utahraptor project involves preparing a massive block of at least half a dozen Utahraptors trapped in quicksand. Find out more or donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/utahraptor

In the news: Day 3 of our SVP coverage; Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom merchandise; Friends of Dinosaur Ridge in Colorado is working on a building to protect their dinosaur tracks; and more

Dinosaur of the day Guanlong, the first two specimens of which were found buried in what was originally either a sauropod footprint or quicksand.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Guanlong, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/guanlong-episode-147/

Sep 13, 2017

In the news: Day 2 of our SVP coverage; The Field Museum in Chicago is moving Sue to make room for a titanosaur; The Triceratops skull found in Thornton, Colorado is already going on display; The National Museum of Australia is getting a Muttaburrasaurus; A new Jurassic Park builder game, Jurassic World Evolution, will be released after Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom next year; dinosaur clothes; and more

Dinosaur of the day Lusotitan a brachiosaurid found in Portugal that was about 82 ft (25 m) long

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Sep 6, 2017

Interview with Matthew Baron from the University of Cambridge. He's the author of the paper which proposed reclassifying dinosaurs into Ornithoscelida instead of the classical Saurischia and Ornithischia

In the news: We cover the first day of SVP; new Triceratops skull found near Denver, Colorado; new dinosaur exhibits; videos; planters; and more

Dinosaur of the day Piatnitzkysaurus, a megalosaurid theropod that lived in the Jurassic in what is now Argentina.

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