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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 29, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Talarurus, the "wicker tailed" ankylosaurid from Mongolia.

Interview with Brian Engh, a paleoartist, who has illustrated many of the recent dinosaur finds including Aquilops, Dynamoterror, and Invictarx, to name a few. He also makes puppets, movies, and music. Follow him on Patreon at historianhimself.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Ambopteryx, the new membrane-winged dinosaur, adds details that were missing from the Yi qi discovery
  • Workers on a construction site in Colorado found some ceratopsian fossils
  • Four college students found a clutch of dinosaur egg fossils while on a walk in the countryside in China
  • The Museum of New Zealand of Te Papa Tongarewa has a new display featuring an Iguanodon tooth
  • The museum “MOST” in Syracuse, New York is getting a permanent, 3,000 square foot dinosaur exhibit called Dino Zone
  • A massive dinosaur named Ichiro was built for Burning Man, but is in Washington D.C. until this summer
  • An engineering student built a PVC raptor puppet in her free time
  • Quirky Berkeley has a treasure-hunt page dedicated to dinosaurs you can find around Berkeley, California
  • In Bozeman, Montana, Gallatin High School has just made a raptor their new mascot

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Talarurus, more links from Brian Engh, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Talarurus-Episode-235/

May 22, 2019

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Dinosaur of the day Agathaumas, the ceratopsid that was a ceratopsid before we knew what ceratopsids were.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A single wing of Alcmonavis, the larger cousin of Archaeopteryx was described
  • Thomas Carr visited the Tufts-Love T. Rex and thinks it might help settle the Nanotyrannus debate
  • Maximo the titanosaur at the Field Museum now has its own AI messaging program
  • Thanks to a recent donation, Rowan University plans to build a new Fossil Park
  • Scotty the T. rex is on display in Eastend, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • The Houston Zoo in Texas has a dinosaur exhibit from May 25 until September 2 this year
  • The owner of the Flintstones style house in In California is being sued for adding dinosaurs and landscaping

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Agathaumas, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Agathaumas-Episode-234/

May 15, 2019

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Dinosaur of the day Chungkingosaurus, one of the smallest known stegosaurs.

Interview with Andrew McDonald, curator and an educator at the Western Science Center in Hemet, California. His research focuses on the evolution of dinosaurs in North America during the Cretaceous, and he regular does field work in New Mexico. Since becoming curator, he's already named two new dinosaurs: Dynamoterror and Invictarx.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Suskityrannus, the “coyote” ancestor to T. rex was described from New Mexico
  • Russian paleontologists have found fossils of Cretaceous stegosaurs which may belong to a new species
  • In Escondido, California, The Roynon Museum of Earth Science and Paleontology will be shutting down on June 29
  • In Ogden, Utah, Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park has some new models, including a Utahraptor
  • The Museum for Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium, has a new Allosaurus named “Arkhane” until April of next year

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Chungkingosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Chungkingosaurus-Episode-233/

May 8, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Indosuchus, an Indian abelisaurid from the Late Cretaceous.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The foot of a new dinosaur, Imperobator antarcticus, was found in Antarctica
  • Xingtianosaurus ganqi was found in China and named after a headless deity and his weapon
  • A robotic Caudipteryx and baby ostriches may help explain how birds learned to fly
  • New measurements of the Berlin Archaeopteryx appear to show that it could fly (and not just glide)
  • In Ogdensburg, New Jersey, the Sterling Hill Mining Museum has new dinosaur tracks on display
  • A lambeosaurine from Alaska’s North Slope has made it to the Perot Museum in Dallas, Texas
  • Dinosaur National Monument has been recognized by the International Dark Sky Association
  • Dino Parc Rasnov in Romania recently doubled in size
  • In London, there will be a 12 week run of Dinosaur World Live at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
  • Smithsonian’s National Zoo is having a dino summer from June to August with animatronic dinosaurs
  • A new movie called Velicipastor is skipping the theaters
  • Jurassic World the Ride is set top open at Universal Studios, CA this summer
  • Fortnite has dinosaurs in the desert biome and gives a reward if you dance with them

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Indosuchus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Indosuchus-Episode-232/

May 1, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Haestasaurus, a sauropod whose arm was originally thought to be from a carnivorous marine reptile.

Interview with Steve Brusatte, Paleontologist at The University of Edinburgh. Before moving to the UK he spent several years at the American Museum of Natural History. He is also the "resident paleontologist" for BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs and author of the book The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new hadrosauroid, Gobihadros, was described from a complete skeleton and skull
  • A juvenile T. rex is for sale on eBay, stirring up quite a bit of controversy
  • A new ankylosaur has been announced in Hillsboro, Texas
  • A hadrosauroid from Hokkaido is going on display in the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo
  • In Japan, an 18-year-old high school student found a 90 million year old tyrannosaur tooth
  • A new presentation details the tracks from the St. George Utah dinosaur track site
  • The Montana bill making fossils part of a property’s surface rights was signed by governor Steve Bullock

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Haestasaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Haestasaurus-Episode-231/

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