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Aug 15, 2018

Dinosaur of the day Brachylophosaurus, a large hadrosaurid with a paddle-like bony crest on its head.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The largest sauropod foot was found in Wyoming
  • Allosaurus may be getting a neotype to replace the incomplete holotype
  • Liaoning Beipiao Sihetun Ancient Fossils Museum is being built in China where it will open sometime next year
  • In Wales, Cardiff’s Bute Park will have an interactive dinosaur experience next weekend, called Jurassic Kingdom: Where Dinosaurs Come to Life
  • In Westchester, New York, Lasdon Park has getting a bunch of dinosaurs in their Dinosaur Garden, which is now a permanent exhibit
  • American Ninja Warrior released a video of Grant McCartney being chased through the course by a flock of T. rex and Velociraptor ninjas
  • Iron Sky: The Coming Race will feature dinosaurs, reptilians, a moon base, and a hollow earth

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 Brachylophosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Brachylophosaurus-Episode-194/

 

Aug 8, 2018

Dinosaur of the day Fruitadens, the smallest known ornithischian at under 2 pounds and 3 feet in length.

Interview with Sean Rubin, the author & illustrator of Bolivar. The graphic novel where Bolivar the T. rex roams New York City and nobody notices because they are all so busy. Sean is also the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of MNY Group. He can be found on Instagram and twitter @SeanCRubin & online at seanrubin.com

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new experiment of Jurassic plant growth and sauropod digestion shows that the ecosystem could hold more dinosaurs than previously thought.
  • A new study on fossilized melanosomes calls into question previous studies on dinosaur coloration.
  • A team from the University of Kansas is working on excavating a juvenile T. rex in the Hell Creek Formation.
  • Late Jurassic footprints are being investigated in paving stones near hotsprings in China.
  • Sauropod footprints from the early Cretaceous have been documented with photogrammetry in the UK.
  • A father and son team opened a dinosaur center in Springerville, Arizona.
  • A temporary inflatable green sauropod is in the Bayville dinosaur’s place while it’s being repaired.
  • Myles Garrett from the Cleveland Browns recently traded his signed No. 95 jersey for a dinosaur toy.
  • A new South Korean film came out this summer, called Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days, which featured some dinosaurs.
  • YouTube video “The Most Disturbing Death Scene in Jurassic Park History - Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park.” highlights the scene where compys kill a baby.
  • College Humor created a video showing Jurassic Park scenes with other prehistoric creatures.
  • The New Zealand Mint has a colored, official, Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary 1oz silver coin for sale for $85 USD.
  • The board game “Jurassic Park: Danger” was released by Ravensburger where one person plays as the dinosaurs trying to eat the human players.

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 Fruitadens, more links from Sean Rubin, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Fruitadens-Episode-193/

Aug 1, 2018

Dinosaur of the day Ampelosaurus, a "dwarf" sauropod that was only 52ft long and weighed 8 tons.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The first ever diplodcoid from East Asia was discovered, Lingwulong shenqi, and it's also incredibly old for an advanced sauropod
  • The new Deep Time exhibit coming to the Smithsonian in 2019 will feature a T. rex biting the frill of a Triceratops
  • Dickinson Dinosaur Museum in North Dakota has a new claws exhibit to show the correlation between dinosaurs and modern birds
  • The Dinosaur Room in Rio’s National Museum recently reopened after a renovation
  • In the month of August, if you donate to certain Goodwills, you can get free kids tickets to Dinosaur World
  • A 16-year-old in the UK built a replica Allosaurus from scrap metal
  • In Las Vegas a man setup projectors outside his daughter's window to simulate dinosaurs looking at her
  • A real estate agent made a listing go viral using an inflatable T. rex costume
  • There’s a Stegosaurus that holds nachos (the nachosaurus)
  • Robert Kirkman, who created the comic The Walking Dead, is now working on a new project called Super Dinosaur
  • Our five-year-old listner Remy was featured in a University of Alberta article after choosing Alberta as his birthday destination—for the dinosaurs of course

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 Ampelosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Ampelosaurus-Episode-192/

 

Jul 25, 2018

In the news: The ankylosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni was found in Utah with a gryposaur, a turtle, and a crocodile; Dinosaur National Monument has a new paleontologist; A geology instructor donated a large collection of fossils and specimens to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut; A 30 foot inflatable dinosaur named Dino-Mite was briefly stolen from a fireworks store; The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Virginia is having a two-day Dino Festival; York Maze in the UK has opened a 15 acre maze of a T. rex and Triceratops to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park; BBC4 aired the three part series titled Jurassic Coast Revealed; and a 1/2 oz pure silver colored Canadian dinosaur coin featuring Edmontonia was released

Dinosaur of the day Koreaceratops the first ceratopsian found in Korea

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 Koreaceratops, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Koreaceratops-Episode-191/

 

Jul 18, 2018

In the news: A team of researchers think titanosaurs made their eggs extra thick to protect them from acidic hotsprings; A review of dinosaur egg research, including how to tell body temperature from the isotopes in the shell; A nine-year-old kid, found an Iguanodon vertebra on the Isle of Wight, UK while playing on the beach; new dinosaur exhibits; Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom pop-up cards and temporary restaurant in Tokyo; and more

Dinosaur of the day Nomingia an oviraptorid with a bird-like pygostyle which may have held up a fan of feathers

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 Nomingia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nomingia-Episode-190/

Jul 11, 2018

This week, we interview with Glen McIntosh an animation supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic who worked on Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World, and Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom. Among other things, we discus all the dinosaur puppets in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom and how they made it onto the screen.

In the news: A new Triassic sauropod from Argentina, Ingentia, shows very early gigantism and incredibly fast growth rates; hundreds of new dinosaur fossils from Mongolia; New dinosaur exhibits; guesses about Jurassic World 3; Our review of Jurassic World: Evolution; and more

Dinosaur of the day Lamaceratops a small—possibly dubious—ceratopsian from Mongolia

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 Lamaceratops, more links from Glen McIntosh, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Lamaceratops-Episode-189/

Jul 4, 2018

In the news: Researchers looked at dinosaur hyoid bones to guess what their tongues may have been like; When The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History dinosaur hall reopens it will allow visitors to virtually feed an Edmontosaurus; In Ulan Bator, Mongolia, a man was recently arrested for hiding a Protoceratops fossil and planning to sell it; A hadrosaur thighbone from 70 million years ago was found in Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan, on Kamikoshikijima island; A new theropod footprint was found in northern Germany; An interactive map shows what Earth looked like at various periods in time, including at your address; A new Jurassic World Alexa skill; dinosaur exhibits; and more

Dinosaur of the day Lophorhothon the "crested nose" hadrosauroid from Alabama, USA

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 Lophorhothon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Lophorhothon-Episode-188/

Jun 27, 2018

Our review of Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

In the news: Two new Ankylosaurs—Acantholipan gonzalezi in Mexico and Jindi Jialong in China; Dinosaur footprints found in Shandong Province, China; Smithsonian listed five ways real science would have made Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom better; And tons of new museum exhibits

Dinosaur of the day Indoraptor the new hybrid dinosaur in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Indoraptor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Indoraptor-Episode-187/

Jun 20, 2018

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

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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 13, 2018

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

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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 6, 2018

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Dinosaur184 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

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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/

May 30, 2018

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Giveaway183 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

This week we interview Elizabeth Rega, professor of Anatomy and associate vice provost for academic development and academic affairs at Western University of Health Sciences. She's also a consultant for the animation and gaming industries, and has worked on projects including Disney's Dinosaur.

In the news: Researchers put Nile crocodiles into an MRI to test how archosaurs see and hear; A Diplodocus hip was found with "signs of possibly being purulent" (puss-filled); Jack Horner is developing 3D dinosaur holograms; Dinosaur Fingerlings are for sale in the U.S.; Fandango, is now selling Jurassic Park & Jurassic World merchandise; A joke clip shows Owen Grady and Claire Dearing trying to check Blue into a flight as a service animal; and more

Dinosaur of the day Proceratosaurus An early tyrannosauroid whose name can be seen on an embryo cooler in Jurassic Park

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 Proceratosaurus, links from Elizabeth Rega, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Proceratosaurus-Episode-183/

May 23, 2018

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/WinMe182 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/MyDino181 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

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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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is  http://bit.ly/Sculpture180 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Dino179 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Dinosaur178 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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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

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 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

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 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.

To get access to lots of patron only content and and special rewards, join us at https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

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

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 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.

To get access to lots of patron only content and and special rewards, join us at https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

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/

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