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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 25, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Dacentrurus, A wide-hipped stegosaur from the Jurassic in England.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The Japanese “Mukawa dinosaur” now has an official name, Kamuysaurus japonicus
  • A new study shows how T. rex warmed up using a specialized area on top of its head
  • Brian Engh used this research to create an amazing thermal-image illustration
  • A marine turtle that got trampled by a sauropod in what is now Switzerland
  • For those keeping tabs, the Dinosaurs of Utah PDF has been updated to include more species of dinosaurs (now >115)
  • Here’s The Travel’s list of 10 dinosaur places to visit
  • Jurassic Park and Jurassic World memorabilia will be auctioned off in London
  • Crystal Palace dinosaurs had an open day on September 15
  • Magic Leap recently launched a Dinosaur Kit, which lets you assemble dinosaur skeletons from scattered bones—if you have the $2,000+ headset
  • A maid of honor wore an inflatable T. rex costume to her sister’s wedding

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dacentrurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dacentrurus-Episode-252/

Sep 18, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Huayangosaurus, a smaller Chinese relative of Stegosaurus.

Interview with Ari Rudenko, the founder and artistic director of Prehistoric Body Theater, a performance company that uses dance to teach about paleontology and evolution. His show, Ghosts of Hell Creek, is currently fundraising to go on tour.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new study finds that raptors likely used their claws for grasping or restraining prey
  • A new fully rooted Triceratops tooth is on display at Casper college in Wyoming
  • The Naturalis Biodiversity Center in the Netherlands 3D printed some missing bones of their new Triceratops

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Huayangosaurus, links from Ari Rudenko, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Huayangosaurus-Episode-251/

Sep 11, 2019

Sabrina explains the Bone Wars in incredible depth. The Bone Wars refers to the period between the 1870s and 1890s, where two paleontologists, Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope, had a rivalry that eventually ruined them but also made dinosaurs mainstream.

Some of the dinosaurs they named were Allosaurus, Apatosaurus, Brontosaurus, Camarasaurus, Camptosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Coelophysis, Diplodocus, Dryosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, and our dinosaur of the day Hesperornis.

Hesperornis is a penguin-like dinosaur with teeth and strange lobed feet.

Some of the resources we used include:

For links to more resources, all of the details we shared about Hesperornis, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hesperornis-Episode-250/

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Sep 4, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Charonosaurus, a Chinese Parasaurolophus relative named after the ferryman from the river Styx.

Interview with Peter May, founder and Owner of Research Casting International. They mounted Sue, Stan, & the Nation's T. rex. As well as Zuul, Patagotitan, and countless other amazing dinosaurs around the world.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The new dinosaur Adratiklit boulahfa is the oldest known stegosaur and the first from Northern Africa
  • Two new stegosaur specimens were fround in Montana from the Morrison Formation
  • Researchers at the Museum für Naturkunde modeled their Giraffatitan and found new potential uses for sauropod tails
  • In Tibet, Xing Lida and a research team started a two-week expedition to study some recently found dinosaur footprints
  • A team of researchers in Utah are excavating seven Diplodocus vertebrae, destined for the new LANHM welcome center
  • Jurassic Outpost posted about updates coming to the Jurassic World Live show
  • The Disney Channel is getting the animated series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur
  • Eurogamer has a fun list of games with dinosaurs
  • Turns out Google’s main office has a Stan the T. rex

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Charonosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Charonosaurus-Episode-249/

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