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Now displaying: December, 2019
Dec 25, 2019

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Altirhinus, links from Mel Murray, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Altirhinus-Episode-265/

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Dinosaur of the day Altirhinus, an Iguanodontian with both a beak and teeth for chewing.

Interview with Mel Murray, Science Communicator and Digital Content Producer at the Australian Museum in Sydney. She made the corresponding app for the Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family exhibition. And she's working to digitize fossils for public use. Follow the museum on Facebook, Twitter, and check out the video of our visit.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new Middle Jurassic ornithischian, Sanxiasaurus, was found near the Three Gorges Dam in China
  • Two new pieces of 100 million-year-old amber were found with lice feeding on dinosaur feathers
  • Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History’s Great Hall will be closing on Dec 31 for its renovations
  • Mary Anning may finally get her statue in Lyme Regis after another 15,000 pounds were donated to the town
  • A team from UC Berkeley created a digital T. rex that is able to kick a soccer ball
  • Monroeville Convention Center in Pennsylvania will have a Dinosaur Adventure exhibit
  • Colin Trevorrow recently posted a video on Twitter of a dinosaur robot from Jurassic World 3

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Dec 18, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Unenlagia, the Deinonychus-sized raptor from the Late Cretaceous of Argentina.

Interview with Jenni Brammall, special projects coordinator at the Australian Opal Centre in Lightning Ridge, NSW. She manages the opalized fossil collections at AOC and is helping to organize construction of the massive new Australian Opal Centre building. Check out our video of the AOC or checkout their Facebook page.

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In dinosaur news this week:

  • The new theropod, Lajasvenator, was tiny for a carcharodontosaurid
  • Hannah the ceratopsian is a Sytracosaurus albertensis
  • Dinosaur footprints have been found in the former Qing Dynasty imperial summer resort
  • The Jurassic World YouTube Channel has a new motion comic series

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Unenlagia, links from Jenni Brammall, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Unenlagia-Episode-264/

Dec 11, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Neovenator, an apex predator from the UK with a sensitive face.

Interview with Jo Pegler and Corey Richards, laboratory coordinator and operations & marketing coordinator at the Eromanga Natural History Museum in southwest Queensland Australia. If you can't visit them in person, you can see there work at enhm.com.au or on twitter @EromangaNHM

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new Miragaia specimen solidifies the genus, but eliminates Alcovasaurus
  • A rare three-dimensionally preserved dinosaur/bird, Fukuipteryx, was described from Japan
  • The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History just assessed their iconic mural “The Age of Reptiles”
  • The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade had a T. rex float named Rexy
  • The American Museum of Natural History decorated a tree with more than 800 origami dinosaurs

This episode is brought to you in part by Why Dinosaurs? The feature length documentary celebrating dinosaurs and the people who love them, created by father and son team Tony and James Pinto, support them and get perks on Indiegogo.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Neovenator, links from Jo Pegler and Corey Richards, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Neovenator-Episode-263/

Dec 4, 2019

Dinosaur of the day Magyarosaurus, an armored dwarf sauropod from a Cretaceous European island.

Interview with Philip Mannion, Steve Poropat, and Adele Pentland. Paleontologists at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum in Winton, Queensland. We discussed the new sauropods literally coming up out of the ground in the Outback as well as a brand new pterosaur, Ferrodraco.

Here is the video of our visit to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new small ceratopsian was named Ferrisaurus from northern British Columbia, Canada
  • A new study shows just how fast dinosaurs could replace their teeth
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History has a new exhibit called Ultimate Dinosaurs
  • The Natural History Museum in Los Angeles is having an Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day

This episode is brought to you in part by Why Dinosaurs? The feature length documentary celebrating dinosaurs and the people who love them, created by father and son team Tony and James Pinto, support them and get perks on Indiegogo.

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 Magyarosaurus, links from Philip Mannion, Steve Poropat, and Adele Pentland, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Magyarosaurus-Episode-262/

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