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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 27, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Kaatedocus , the smaller cousin of Diplodocus and Barosaurus.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new basal ornithopod with skinny arms, Mahuidacursor lipanglef, was described in Argentina
  • A hadrosaur was found in Montana with marks showing it was probably chewed on by a juvenile T. rex
  • Tracks from the Middle Jurassic of China appear to be the first evidence of quadrupedal theropod walking
  • Several institutions in New Mexico are working together this spring to photograph, scan, map, and model the Clayton Lake Dinosaur Tracksite
  • Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita, Colorado, has a new 6ft 4in Apatosaurus femur on display
  • The Natural History Museum at Tring in the UK has a new, free exhibition, that shows off the dinosaurs of the British Isles
  • The U.S. Postal Service is coming out with new T. rex stamps this year
  • The Canadian Mint has a new, limited edition glow in the dark dinosaur coin of a hatching Hypacrosaurus

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Kaatedocus , and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Kaatedocus-Episode-226/

Mar 20, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Atlascopcosaurus, an Early Cretaceous iguanodont from southern Australia.

We also interviewed Michael D'Emic, Assistant Professor of Biology at Adelphi University. He has studied dinosaur body size evolution, bone tissues, and teeth. We discuss the crazy number of teeth that Majungasaurus grew, Allosaurus growth variation, why some Titanosaurs had osteoderms, and a lot more. Follow him on Twitter @astrophocaudia

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new ornithopod, Galleonosaurus dorisae, was found in Southern Victoria, Australia
  • A group of 29 young ornithopods were named Convolosaurus marri in Texas
  • Jurassic National Monument in Utah was confirmed as part of a new public lands bill
  • India is planning on building their own version of the Smithsonian Museum, called the Indian Museum of Earth
  • Calgary Zoo in Canada is giving its Dinny the Dinosaur statue a $200,000 makeover
  • An animatronic dinosaur ride is coming to the Bronx Zoo in April
  • In Berkeley New Jersey, there will soon be a new dinosaur outside Sand Castle Diner, to keep Bud the Bayville dinosaur company
  • Publication Studio Games created a fun text based, choose your own adventure game, called A Dinosaur Named David Swims in a Japanese pool
  • You can now buy a toy model version of the Google Chrome T. rex

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Atlascopcosaurus, more links from Michael D'Emic, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Atlascopcosaurus-Episode-225/

Mar 13, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Dromaeosaurus, the bigger badder cousin of velociraptor with a bite about three times as strong.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new baby oviraptorid, Gobiraptor minutus, from Cretaceous Mongolia that may have eaten bivalves
  • The first stegosaur named in Mongolia, Mongolostegus exspectabilis, may be the most recent stegosaur found to date
  • A new article in Nature shows that two-thirds of 3D scan data is not shared online, largely so authors can exclusively use it for future work
  • The Montana House of Representatives passed the bill that says fossils are part of a property’s surface estate, not the mineral estate
  • The National Showcaves Centre for Wales sold a 15ft tall 30 ft long Allosaurus sculpture to make space for new sculptures

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dromaeosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dromaeosaurus-Episode-224/

Mar 6, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Nodosaurus, the original member of Nodosauridae (the clade of ankylosaurs without tail clubs).

Interview with Thomas Hopp, scientist, inventor, lecturer, and author. He’s written a number of short stories and novels, including the science fiction series Dinosaur Wars. He has also proposed that dinosaurs evolved feathers on their hindlimbs to warm their nests.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new American Tyrannosauroid, Moros intrepidus, was about 30 million years younger than T. rex and 1% its size
  • The Irish coast guard were called to recover some T. rex bones which turned out to be a hoax
  • Matt Lamanna, will present “Diving for Dinosaurs: Cretaceous fossils from Croatia” at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Pismo Beach, California, had a grand re-opening recently for Dinosaur Caves Park
  • In the UK, you can now buy Easter-themed chocolate dinosaurs at both Aldi and Marks & Spencer
  • Metahub posted a list of the best and worst dinosaurs in Jurassic World Alive

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nodosaurus, more links from Thomas Hopp, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nodosaurus-Episode-223/

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