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Now displaying: April, 2018
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

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 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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Giveaway177 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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 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

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

This week's link to enter the Velociraptor Sculpture Sweepstakes is http://bit.ly/Velociraptor176 complete rules are at https://iknowdino.com/velociraptor-sculpture-sweepstakes-official-rules

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

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 Metriacanthosaurus, more links from Brandon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/metriacanthosaurus-episode-175/

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