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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Jeholosaurus, a cute little ornithopod from northeastern China.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Amazing skin detail was preserved in one inch long theropod tracks in South Korea
  • A new study shows that Dinosaurs didn't evolve thick eggs until the Middle or Late Jurassic
  • A new paper declares that Bienosaurus is a nomen dubium
  • The Field Museum in Chicago recreated the night sky of the Cretaceous period to accompany Sue
  • The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is a new museum that has a Majungasaurus on display
  • In Texas, there’s a traveling museum that has gone to thousands of schools, called Dinosaur George
  • Robert Young, a 9-year-old created a website Dinology, dedicated to dinosaurs
  • The Jurassic Park trilogy is now on Netflix, in the UK and Ireland, but not the US

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Jeholosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Jeholosaurus-Episode-230/

Apr 17, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Rhoetosaurus, a sauropod from Queensland, Australia that has been pieced together over 50+ years.

Interview with Darrin Pagnac, associate professor of geology and geological engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and the author of a recent paper called Dinosaurs: A Catalyst for Critical Thought

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new giant titanosaur, Kaijutitan maui, found with a partial skull
  • The first lambeosaurine (head-crested) hadrosaur bone from Alaska
  • The Triceratops named Headless Henry at the Missouri Institute of Natural Science recently got a head
  • In Calgary, Canada, a clean up company called Just Junk found thousands of fossils when helping a family move
  • You can see a “Skinny” the sauropod at Heathrow Airport in London until June 3, when it will be removed for auction
  • Jurassic World Live Tour announced U.S. tour dates starting in Columbus, Ohio this September

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Rhoetosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Rhoetosaurus-Episode-229/

Apr 10, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Gigantspinosaurus, a stegosaur (not a spinosaur) with large shoulder spines.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The day that wiped out the dinosaurs was captured in a 1.3m layer of flood water, fossilized fish, and raining tektites
  • According to the New Yorker, we can expect to see many dinosaur fossils that were killed by the asteroid in future articles
  • Several museums are working together to excavate near the Jurassic Mile in Wyoming
  • A man found a Spinosaurus tooth while running erands in Japan
  • The Discovery Center of Idaho in Boise is installing Tinker, a juvenile T. rex cast
  • The Antarctic Dinosaurs exhibit is now at LA’s Natural History Museum with Cryolophosaurus and Glacialisaurus
  • A Jurassic Park fan created a 6 minute stop motion short called Indomation featuring an Indoraptor toy and wooden artist manikins

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Apr 3, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Incisivosaurus, a small dinosaur with rodent-like front teeth.

Interview with Alida Bailleul, who recently described a dinosaur fossil with an unlaid egg clearly in its abdomen. Her research focuses on microscopic structure of dinosaur bone and tissue. She has also studied modern alligators and birds to learn about dinosaur tissue and biomechanics.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new small therizinosaur, Lingyuanosaurus sihedangensis, was discovered with smaller more curved claws than its relative Therizinosaurus
  • “Scotty” the T. rex is now officially the largest Tyrannosaur—and possibly land predator—ever discovered
  • An amazing find of a dinosaur, Avimaia schweitzerae, that died with an unlaid egg inside it was found in Northwest China
  • Washington State is working on getting an official state dinosaur: Suciasaurus rex
  • The Montana state senate passed the bill 50-0 that says fossils are a property’s surface rights, not mineral rights
  • Colorado Northwestern Community College has a new dinosaur, Walter, the hadrosaur

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