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Oct 11, 2017

In the news: Heyuannia laid blue-green eggs; Shingopana songwensis was named from Tanzania; a Chasmosaurus was airlifted out of the badlands; new dinosaur exhibits, events, photos, shows, and more

Dinosaur of the day Antetonitrus, a sauropodomorph whose name means "Before the thunder," because it lived before Brontosaurus

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Antetonitrus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/antetonitrus-episode-150/

Oct 4, 2017

In our 149th episode, we got to chat with Dr. Caleb Brown (@Brown_Caleb_M), who worked on the amazing new Borealopelta specimen, now on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum (@RoyalTyrrell or facebook.com/RoyalTyrrellMuseum)

In the news: A giant frog may have preyed on juvenile dinosaurs, although dinosaurs probably ate it too; "Multi-liter coprolites" from Utah show that hadrosaurs appeared to eat crustaceans; New early cretaceous sauropod found in the Soria province in Spain named Soriatitan golmayensis; new dinosaur discoveries, games, stories, an opera, and more

Dinosaur of the day Rebbachisaurus, a sauropod that lived in the early Cretaceous in what is now Morocco

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Rebbachisaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/rebbachisaurus-episode-149/

Sep 27, 2017

In the news: The last day of our SVP coverage; The Field Museum in Chicago put an NFL jersey on their Brachiosaurus; Dippy is going to Dorset; New exhibits, contests, sculptures, fossils, tracks, costume shenanigans, and more

Dinosaur of the day Lambeosaurus, a hadrosaurid with a "hatchet blade" crest.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Lambeosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/lambeosaurus-episode-148/

Sep 20, 2017

Interview with Jim Kirkland, the Utah State Paleontologist, and lead researcher on the Utahraptor project. The Utahraptor project involves preparing a massive block of at least half a dozen Utahraptors trapped in quicksand. Find out more or donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/utahraptor

In the news: Day 3 of our SVP coverage; Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom merchandise; Friends of Dinosaur Ridge in Colorado is working on a building to protect their dinosaur tracks; and more

Dinosaur of the day Guanlong, the first two specimens of which were found buried in what was originally either a sauropod footprint or quicksand.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Guanlong, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/guanlong-episode-147/

Sep 13, 2017

In the news: Day 2 of our SVP coverage; The Field Museum in Chicago is moving Sue to make room for a titanosaur; The Triceratops skull found in Thornton, Colorado is already going on display; The National Museum of Australia is getting a Muttaburrasaurus; A new Jurassic Park builder game, Jurassic World Evolution, will be released after Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom next year; dinosaur clothes; and more

Dinosaur of the day Lusotitan a brachiosaurid found in Portugal that was about 82 ft (25 m) long

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Sep 6, 2017

Interview with Matthew Baron from the University of Cambridge. He's the author of the paper which proposed reclassifying dinosaurs into Ornithoscelida instead of the classical Saurischia and Ornithischia

In the news: We cover the first day of SVP; new Triceratops skull found near Denver, Colorado; new dinosaur exhibits; videos; planters; and more

Dinosaur of the day Piatnitzkysaurus, a megalosaurid theropod that lived in the Jurassic in what is now Argentina.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Piatnitzkysaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/piatnitzkysaurus-episode-145/

Aug 30, 2017

In the news: A new largest troodontid discovered; A new paper shows the history of Megalosaurus finds going back to the 1600s; A nearly complete hadrosaur found in Canada; A new documentary with T. rex sounds is filming; and a history of dinosaurs in roadside America

Dinosaur of the day Buitreraptor, a dromaeosaurid with many small teeth that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now Argentina.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Buitreraptor, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/buitreraptor-episode-144/

Aug 23, 2017

In the news: Chilesaurus may provide more evidence for the Ornithoscelida dinosaur classification, representing an early ornithischian after branching from theropoda; A new Canadian ankylosaur skull; New dinosaur tracks all over the world; earliest and latest stegosaur finds called into question; dinosaur sculptures, seizures, and events.

Dinosaur of the day Paralititan, a "tidal giant" titanosaur that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now Egypt.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Paralititan, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/paralititan-episode-143/

Aug 16, 2017

In the news: "The nodosaur" at the Royal Tyrrell Museum is now officially Borealopelta; "The titanosaur" at the American Museum of Natural History is now officially Patagotitan; An extremely thick dinosaur egg and a chicken sized dinosaur egg were both found; Saurian has been released on Steam Early Access, and we played it for the first time; New dinosaur fossil finds, books, comics, and other products

Dinosaur of the day Alxasaurus, one of the earliest known dinosaurs in the superfamily Therizinosauroidea.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Alxasaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/alxasaurus-episode-142/

Aug 9, 2017

In the news: New cassowary-like dinosaur found in China; a helicopter ride helps rediscover the original Austrosaurus site; A group looking to test a space rover prototype find dinosaur fossils; New dinosaur events; clothes; and more

Dinosaur of the day Ohmdenosaurus, a questionable sauropod genus that lived in the Early Jurassic in what is now Germany.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Ohmdenosaurus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/ohmdenosaurus-episode-141/

Aug 2, 2017

In the news: New ornithomimid discovered in southern Mongolia, Aepyornithomimus tugrikinensis; Two new studies look into how fast dinosaurs could (or couldn't) run; The first titanosaur with multiple pathologies (3 to be exact) was described; dinosaur emojis out on facebook and twitter; exhibits; limited edition collectibles; and more

Dinosaur of the day Liliensternus, a basal Neotheropod that lived in the Triassic in what is now Germany.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Liliensternus, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/liliensternus-episode-140/

Jul 26, 2017

Interview with Danny Barta, a PhD candidate in Comparative Biology at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City. We talk to him about "The Titanosaur" exhibit at AMNH and details about when it was found in Argentina.

In the news: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has wrapped; A new species of troodontid was identified in Alberta and named after Phillip Currie; Dinosaurs couldn't migrate far enough to justify cold blooded dinosaurs in Antarctica; Rapidly scanning fossils with a Microsoft Kinect; Lots of dinosaur exhibts, a new comic, game, and more

Dinosaur of the day Bahariasaurus, a giant Egyptian theropod that likely lived at the same time as Spinosaurus.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Bahariasaurus, a transcript of our interview with Danny, and our fun fact check out http://iknowdino.com/bahariasaurus-episode-139/

Jul 19, 2017

In the news: A new titanosaur, Europatitan eastwoodi, named after Clint Eastwood was discovered in Spain; Charles Sternberg may have uncovered a new hadrosaur almost 100 years ago that is just now being realized; New dinosaur tracks in France, Switzerland, Cameroon, Gabon, and Texas; New paleoart, exhibits, videos, pictures, celebrations, clothes, a VR game, and more

Dinosaur of the day Antarctopelta, an ankylosaur from Antarctica.

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Check out http://iknowdino.com/antarctopelta-episode-138/ for links to every news story, all the details we shared about Antarctopelta, and our fun fact.

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Jul 12, 2017

Interview with Dr. Victoria Arbour a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Royal Ontario Museum/University of Toronto, Canada and an ankylosaur expert. We discuss her latest (and greatest) ankylosaur discovery—Zuul. You can follow her on twitter @VictoriaArbour

In the news: A sauropod was discovered near Winton, Australia with possible gut contents; Sensory organs on spinosaurid snouts may not be definitive evidence of aquatic behavior; Nearly 200 new dinosaur prints including a possible running ornithischian found in Morrocco; Volcanoes at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary; More prints, events, exhibits, books, and more

Dinosaur of the day Olorotitan, the "Russian swan" of hadrosaurs

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Check out http://iknowdino.com/olorotitan-episode-137 for links to every news story, all the details we shared about Olorotitan, a transcript of our interview with Victoria, and our fun fact.

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Jul 5, 2017

Review of Michael Crichton's latest book Dragon Teeth which follows a fictionalized version of the bone wars in the wild west. Our review is full of spoilers, so you may want to read/listen to it before the episode by using the links below.

Also, dinosaur of the day Jobaria, a sauropod that lived in the Jurassic in what is now Niger, Africa.

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Jun 28, 2017

In the news: a 3D printed flexible  Australovenator foot was used to recreate footprints; a new troodontid from China Daliansaurus liaoningensis recovered from smugglers; Most of an early flying dinosaur was found encased in amber; Gregory Paul makes a case for rearing saurpods; and tons of new dinosaur exhibits, classes, games, and events coming up

Also, dinosaur of the day Siats, named after a predatory, man-eating monster in Ute Native American mythology

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Jun 21, 2017

Review of You are Umasou, a Japanese dinosaur anime film featuring Maisaura, Ankylosaurus, and T. rex.

Also, dinosaur of the day Zby, a Turiasaurian sauropod that lived in the Late Jurassic in what is now Portugal.

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Jun 14, 2017

In the news: A new troodontid found curled up in China; A Camarasaurus in Montana is the farthest north and oldest (30 years at death) found to date; new details on the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry mystery; A new paper adds fuel to the feathery vs scaly T. rex debate; dinosaur games, films, attractions, toys, and more.

Also, dinosaur of the day Lesothosaurus a small dinosaur with big eyes from the Early Jurassic in southern Africa.

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Jun 7, 2017

In the news: T. rex had such a powerful bite it may have caused “catastrophic explosion of some bones”; A theropod footprint was discovered imprinted in a fossilized brachiosaur vertebra; Why we can't tell male and female dinosaurs apart; more tracks, stamps, attractions, videos, books, documentaries, and more.

Also, dinosaur of the day Acanthopholis the platypus of ankylosaurs (pun intended).

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May 31, 2017

In the news: Michael Crichton's newest book Dragon Teeth is now on sale; a new early coelophysoid from Argentina, Lucianovenator, was discovered; Early dinosaurs may have benefited from wings via extended hops before they could fly; 3 new dinosaur tracksites in China; A rare Eolambia found with tasty ribs and hips in place; More Torvosaurus finds in Portugaul; A spinosaurid tooth found near Tokyo; details on new exhibits; dinosaur related arrest; and more

Also, dinosaur of the day Gryposaurus a saurolophine with a narrow, arching nasal hump, that some have described as like a "Roman nose"

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May 24, 2017

Interview with Tim Porter, Director of New Learning Resources at the Boston Children's Museum. The museum recently opened their first interactive dinosaur exhibit, Explore-a-saurus.

In the news: A beautifully preserved unnamed nodosaur went on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, the first ankylosaur known with a complete head and tail club was found in Montana, an oviraptor embryo known from a nest has a new name, new dinosaur tracks, documentary, music video, sculpture, animation, car wash, and more

Dinosaur of the day: Puertasaurus, a massive titanosaur that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now western North America.

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May 17, 2017

In the news: There is a new early cretaceous troodontid Jianianhualong tengi; Diplodocus pabsti is now Galeamopus hayi thanks to the team who brought back Brontosaurus; 3 vertebrae from the new titanosaur Tengrisaurus starkovi were recovered in Russia; New dinosaur videos, pictures, drawings, books, articles, TV shows, exhibits, graphic novel, coin, Spectacle app, alpaca hair style, and much more

Also, dinosaur of the day Edmontosaurus the ubiquitous "duck-billed" dinosaur that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now western North America

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May 10, 2017

Interview with Thea Boodhoo, a Director at the Institute for the Study of Mongolian Dinosaurs (ISMD). We talk about her recent adventures in Mongolia scouting for a new museum at the Flaming Cliffs. You can help support the preservation of Mongolian dinosaurs and their new museum by visiting mongoliandinosaurs.org

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In the news: New dinosaur Vouivria damparisensis was discovered in a Paris museum; A Quipalong was found outside of China, marking the first transcontinental ornithomimid genus; Japan has a new largest dinosaur, a 28ft long hadrosaur; People in dinosaur costumes crossed bridges and made music; Two Toronto Raptors players donned T. rex sweaters; dinosaur museum news; and much more

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May 3, 2017

In the news: Jeff Goldblum (and likely a submarine) will be in Jurassic World 2; the rare Argentinian hadrosaur, Bonapartesaurus was described; More dinosaur eggs have been found in China; Did Sinosauropteryx and Kulindadromeus remains have feathers or collagen? A new movie based on Danny and the Dinosaur is coming soon; New dinosaur museums and exhibits; and much more

Also, dinosaur of the day Masiakasaurus, the "vicious lizard" noasaurid theropod that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now Madagascar.

Check out http://iknowdino.com/masiakasaurus-episode-127 for links to every news story, all the details we shared about Masiakasaurus, and our fun fact.

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Apr 26, 2017

In the news: Dinosaur nests found in Argentina with animals trying to eat the eggs; 4 new Anchiornis specimens including feather impressions, Moabosaurus is already on display at BYU; more dinosaur footprints from Argentina, paleontologists found the body of a Corythosaurus which they found the head of almost 100 years ago; A new dinosaur ancestor named Teleocrater was discovered; new dinosaur exhibits, mascots, and videos; plus Jurassic World 2 news; and much more

Also, dinosaur of the day Australovenator, a megaraptoran theropod that lived in the Cretaceous in what is now Australia.

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