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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Chialingosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Chialingosaurus-Episode-336/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Chialingosaurus, a potentially dubious small stegosaur with long front legs.Interview with Scott Johnston, a preparator & technician soon to be at Harvard. You can check out his work and science communication on Instagram & TikTok @mrdrprofjohnston and on twitter @MrDrProfJohnstnIn dinosaur news this week:A new record for the most complete sauropod west of the Andes was set by the new Chilean titanosaur ArackarIn Redcliff, Alberta, Canada, a 7-year-old, found a nodosaur tooth while hikingThe Las Vegas Natural History Museum has a new life sized Dilophosaurus exhibit, created by paleoartist Brian EnghWollaton Hall Natural History Museum in Nottingham, UK will have a new T. rex on display beginning July 4thPanhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas has a new exhibit called Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New IdeasA Sinclair dinosaur sculpture was stolen from in front of Mission Mountains Mercantile in Condon, MontanaIn Perth, Australia, a family spent time quarantining by building a “Bagasaurus”A man is selling dinosaur and other prehistoric animal sculptures in SwedenThe trailer for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous season 3 has been releasedThis episode is brought to you in part by BetterHelp which offers professional counseling done securely online. You can get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/ikdThis episode is brought to you in part by Adele's shop of dinosaur themed jewelry StrangeMagicShop.com Follow her on Instagram @strangemagicshop
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Leinkupal, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Leinkupal-Episode-335/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Leinkupal, the last known and possibly smallest diplodocid.In dinosaur news this week:The oldest known titanosaur, Ninjatitan, was described from PatagoniaMore details of the upcoming Utahraptor State Park have been announcedAbout 4,000 tons of the Jurassic Coast in the UK collapsedThe Megalosaurus "Meg" at Crystal Palace Park has a new 3D printed jaw and teethThe new headquarters for Great Minds got a full scale Stan the T. rex replicaThere is a new traveling exhibit in Japan which compares Pokémon to the fossils that inspired themDino Parc in Romania has a new sculpture, an 11 m tall DiplodocusEnglish Oak Park in Doraville, Georgia, has a new T. rex statueErie Dinosaur Park in Kansas has its final three dinosaur sculpturesIn May, Artisan Forge Studios will have a "Scraposaur" metal dinosaur collection in Eau Claire, WisconsinA dinosaur diorama in Los Angeles has brought cheer to the neighborhood during the pandemicJurassic World: The Exhibition will be in Dallas, Texas starting on June 18This episode is brought to you in part by BetterHelp which offers professional counseling done securely online. You can get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/ikd
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Erketu, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Erketu-Episode-334/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Erketu, a titanosaur with some seriously long neck vertebrae.In dinosaur news this week:A new abelisaurid named Llukalkan was found in Patagonia including a nearly complete skullAnalysis of the cretaceous rock in Mongolia shows a climate similar to Southern CaliforniaIn Fujian Province, China, scientists have found a “dinosaur dance floor” with over 600 tracks uncovered so farA large theropod track was found on the Yorkshire coast of EnglandThe T. rex Trix was scanned, 3D printed at full scale, and assembled for a new dinosaur museum in Nagasaki, JapanThe Missouri Institute of Natural Science in Springfield is having a raptor runDinosaur National Monument is reopening the Quarry Exhibit Hall on May 1McAllen, Texas has a Dinos and Dragons Adventure Park from now until May 15St. Louis Post Dispatch shared 5 places people can dig for dinosaurs and other prehistoric animalsUniversal Studios Hollywood recently updated Jurassic World - The Ride to include a 55ft long Indominus fighting T. rexThis episode is brought to you in part by BetterHelp which offers professional counseling done securely online. You can get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/ikdThis episode is brought to you by Unidragon. Their beautiful wooden puzzles feature pieces which are each unique laser-cut shapes. Check out their dragon, owl, and other animal puzzles at Unidragon.com and use promo code Dino for 10% off your purchase.
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Turiasaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Turiasaurus-Episode-333/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Turiasaurus, a sauropod from Spain which is probably the largest known dinosaur from Europe.In dinosaur news this week:A new massive neck of a titanosaur found in Argentina rivals the largest dinosaurs ever foundThree bones from NW New Mexico show evidence of tyrannosaurid cannibalismIn Colorado, an 8th grader found a T. Rex tooth while hiking in Boulder CountyThe titanosaur known as the “dinosaur of Mato Grosso" was recovered from the ruins of the National Museum of BrazilThe Tiny Titans dinosaur exhibit is at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (and online)Two Medicine Dinosaur Center is now The Montana Dinosaur Center and they are planning their digs for this summerBrookfield Zoo in Illinois has its animatronic “Dinosaurs Everywhere” exhibit againSix Flags New England in Massachusetts has pivoted from roller coasters to dinosaurs with a new outdoor exhibitIn Arundel, Maine, Raptor Falls Mini Golf and Ice Cream is reopening on May DayA vacation home in Florida is fully dinosaur themed, possibly too much soThe latest issue of The Flash includes a speedster VelociraptorThis episode is brought to you in part by BetterHelp which offers professional counseling done securely online. You can get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/ikdAnd by Unidragon. Their beautiful wooden puzzles feature pieces which are each unique laser-cut shapes. Check out their dragon, owl, and other animal puzzles at Unidragon.com and use promo code Dino for 10% off your purchase.
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Micropachycephalosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Micropachycephalosaurus-Episode-332/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Micropachycephalosaurus, a small ceratopsian that was originally thought to be a relative of the dome-headed Pachycephalosaurus.In dinosaur news this week:A new saurolophine hadrosaur named Ornatops was described from New MexicoPhys.org shared some tips on how to hunt for fossils responsiblyThe Virginia Museum of Natural History and the University of Lynchburg are planning a dinosaur dig with (paying) volunteersThe Museum of Earth in Ithaca, New York has a new exhibit, Daring to Dig: Women in American PaleontologyA new short film called Sea Dragon chronicles Mary Anning's first ichthyosaur discoveryStone Zoo in Massachusetts has an animatronic dinosaur exhibit until September 2021A recycled metal dinosaur named T-Bone is on display in Georgian woman's front yardThe Canadian Encyclopedia includes a lot of details about dinosaur bonebeds, museums, and paleontologistsFortnite now has raptors roaming the mapAn anime series called Dinosaur Biyori, about three dinosaurs who live in an apartment together, is coming out this AprilThere might soon be a new world record for the largest gathering of people in dinosaur costumes
Clearing Oviraptor's name

Clearing Oviraptor's name

2021-03-3101:07:10

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Nqwebasaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Nqwebasaurus-Episode-331/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Nqwebasaurus, an herbivorous coelurosaur from the Early Cretaceous in what is now South Africa.In dinosaur news this week:A new oviraptorid embryo shows that Oviraptor was not the "egg thief" it was once thought to beA second specimen of Diamantinasaurus was described with a previously unknown braincaseMore work on a Sphaerotholus buchholtzae find helps to show it is a valid speciesUtahraptor State Park is officially approved after the governor signed the bill into lawIn Montville, Connecticut, The Dinosaur Place in Nature’s Art Village recently reopened with COVID-19 safety measuresDinorama: Miniatures Through the Mesozoic is at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History through April 25thConnecticut's Sky’s the Limit Hiking Challenge includes Dinosaur State Park this yearIn Washington state, a woman got stuck on top of a T. rex statue at Granger Dinosaur ParkThis episode is brought to you by EveryPlate. Try EveryPlate for just $1.99 per meal plus an additional 20% off your next 2 boxes by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code ikd199This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month of unlimited access to learn anything you want at TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/ikd
A Digging Ankylosaurid

A Digging Ankylosaurid

2021-03-2401:08:131

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Sinusonasus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Sinusonasus-Episode-330/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Sinusonasus, the "big toothed wave nose" troodontid from what is now northeast China.In dinosaur news this week:A new ankylosaur find from Mongolia includes most of the body and limbs showing evidence of digging abilityA dinosaur toe bone was recently found in South Korea, possibly from KoreaceratopsThe Field Museum in Chicago in the U.S. is offering free regular virtual tours of SUE the T. rex for classroomsThe Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has a new exhibit: Dinosaurs RevealedThe St. Louis Zoo is getting a new exhibit, Emerson Dinoroarus!THEMUSEUM in Ontario, Canada is reopening with exhibit Dinosaurs: The Age of Big Weird Feathered ThingsDestiny 2: Beyond Light is going to release dinosaur themed armor ornamentsFortnite, Chapter 2 Season 6 hints at dinosaurs comingSo many people are wearing inflatable dinosaur costumes in England that a supermarket has banned themTikTok has a dinosaur effect (but it doesn't seem to be available in the US)Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Season 3 will be coming on May 21, 2021 according to its new trailerThis episode is brought to you by EveryPlate. Try EveryPlate for just $1.99 per meal plus an additional 20% off your next 2 boxes by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code ikd199This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month of unlimited access to learn anything you want at TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/ikd
The Lizard of Oz

The Lizard of Oz

2021-03-1801:02:59

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Ozraptor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Ozraptor-Episode-329/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Ozraptor, a rare Jurassic theropod from Australia.In dinosaur news this week:A new troodontid, Tamarro, was described from SpainA gastrolith may tell the story of a large herbivore migrating about 600 milesThe dig site of Magyarosaurus in Romania was found using a 100+ year old mapIn China, paleontologists recently found the world’s smallest stegosaur footprintTristan Otto, the T. Rex skeleton, is staying at the Natural History Museum of Copenhagen until the end of 2021The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has a Sue meets Bucky exhibit from now until July 25This episode is brought to you by EveryPlate. Try EveryPlate for just $1.99 per meal plus an additional 20% off your next 2 boxes by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code ikd199This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month of unlimited access to learn anything you want at TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/ikd
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Lessemsaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Lessemsaurus-Episode-328/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Lessemsaurus, a Triassic sauropod that was large for its time in what is now Argentina.In dinosaur news this week:A new raptor, Shri devi, was about the size of a Velociraptor, but had longer clawsJinyunpelta had a fancy biphasal bite which switched direction mid-chewThe Utahraptor block is about 15% revealed and they are raising money to complete the restDippy the Diplodocus is finishing up its tour before being bronzed and permanently housed in a garden near its original homeRuneScape has three new dinosaur-like bosses to battleA motivational dinosaur named "cucumber" on social media is reminding people to finish everyday tasksThis episode is brought to you by EveryPlate. Try EveryPlate for just $1.99 per meal plus an additional 20% off your next 2 boxes by going to EveryPlate.com and entering code ikd199This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month of unlimited access to learn anything you want at TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/ikd
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Zigongosaurus, links from Rebecca Slater, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Zigongosaurus-Episode-327/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Zigongosaurus, A mamenchisaurid that was about 50 ft (15 m) long, but may be an Omeisaurus, Mamenchisaurus, or even a nomen nudum.Interview with Rebecca Slater, Art Director and one of original creators of Path of Titans. The dinosaur MMO survival game where all players take on the role of a dinosaur. You can follow their updates or get the game at https://pathoftitans.com/In dinosaur news this week:Over 3,500 hours have gone into the massive Utahraptor block to date, uncovering over a dozen individuals so farA Bohaiornis specimen appears to have gemstones that formed in its abdomen during fossilizationIn Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Zoo is getting animatronic dinosaursThe unreleased Nintendo 64 game Dinosaur Planet is now available on the Internet ArchiveAfter an update to the game No Man’s Sky, several sauropod-like creatures have been hatched
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Teratophoneus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Teratophoneus-Episode-326/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Teratophoneus, a Late Cretaceous Tyrannosaurid from what is now Utah.In dinosaur news this week:The first rebbachisaurid sauropod was named (Dzharatitanis) from AsiaSauropodomorphs may have been stuck in southern Gondwana for 15 million years due to a large desert blocking their wayA new paper compares 7 different fossil digitizing techniques including photogrammetry & structured light scanningCretaceous dinosaur footprints were found in Portugal that fossilized about 129 million years agoThere are plans to build two museums to house dinosaur fossils in NigerThe Hokkaido Museum in Japan has an exhibit on local dinosaurs through March 14Denver Museum of Nature & Science recently put a "Tiny" ceratopsian on display that might be a TorosaurusA pipe burst in the Burpee Museum in Rockford, Illinois delaying the reopening to at least February 26A 4-year-old named 71 dinosaurs in under one minute, a new record in the UK World Book of Records
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Brontomerus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Brontomerus-Episode-325/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Brontomerus, The "thunder thigh" sauropod from the Early Cretaceous of what is now Utah.In dinosaur news this week:One of the first known sauropod skulls has been renamed from Morosaurus to Smitanosaurus agilisThe Denver Museum of Nature and Science has a new exhibit called Sue: The T. rex ExperienceThe Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is reopening their Prehistoric Forest (animatronic dinosaur) exhibit
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Velafrons, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Velafrons-Episode-324/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Velafrons, a lambeosaurine hadrosaurid from Mexico with a crest similar to Corythosaurus.In dinosaur news this week:A new mamenchisaurid species, Omeisaurus puxiani, was described from China with a nearly complete spineA small titanosaur, Garrigatitan meridionalis, was described from Southern FranceA turiasaur, Narindasaurus thevenini, was named from a 100+ year old find in MadagascarA four year old found a Triassic dinosaur footprint in WalesSome are criticizing the move to make Suciasaurus rex the official Washington state dinosaur, but not because it's an invalid genusThe Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History has a new exhibit, Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceYou can rent a full size skeletal replica of the Mukawa-ryu dinosaur (Kamuysaurus) in HokkaidoMassachusetts now has an official state dinosaur, Podokesaurus holyokensisA new dinosaur park builder Dinosaur Park: Primeval Zoo was released on AndroidSomeone reimagined the trailer for Jurassic Park, and replaced all the dinosaurs with Pee-wee HermanJurassic World: Camp Cretaceous includes a hint at a new (probably frozen) dinosaur known as "Specimen E750"
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Mantellisaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Mantellisaurus-Episode-323/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Mantellisaurus, an iguanodontian dinosaur known from a remarkably complete holotype mounted next to Dippy's former home in the Natural History Museum, London.In dinosaur news this week:The most likely way Spinosaurus hunted (spoiler alert: it's not swimming like a shark)A new megalosauroid from the relatively unknown Middle Jurassic Xintiangou formation in ChinaThree baby tyrannosaur finds fill in gaps about their early lives & nesting habitsWork has started on the Mary Anning statue, the goal is to unveil it on May 21, 2022 (her birthday)The videogame Stardew Valley features dinosaur eggs that can be discovered and hatched into living dinosaursColin Trevorrow said that there won’t be “people riding dinosaurs with shotguns” in Jurassic World Dominion
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Hippodraco, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hippodraco-Episode-322/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Hippodraco, the small "horse dragon" from Early Cretaceous Utah.In dinosaur news this week:A new small abelisaurid, Spectrovenator, was found underneath the holotype of the sauropod Tapuiasaurus in BrazilAnother abelisaurid, Niebla, was found in Argentina with more typical theropod jaw than later abelisauridsA new small tyrannosauroid from China, Jinbeisaurus, supports that the first giant tyrannosaurs were in North AmericaThe new tiny compsognathid, Xunmenglong, makes Compsognathus look like a giantThere’s a push to make the (dubious) dinosaur Suciasaurus rex the official state dinosaur of WashingtonLeu Gardens in Orlando, Florida has a "Dinosaur Invasion" exhibit from now until April
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Pantydraco, links from Tara Cooper & Terry O'Neill, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Pantydraco-Episode-321/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Pantydraco, a sauropodomorph that isn't pronounced how you would expect, it's Welsh.Interview with Tara Cooper & Terry O'Neill. Tara is an artist and professor of fine arts at the University of Waterloo. Terry worked in the CBC documentary unit for 15 years, nowadays he makes independent docs. They collaborated on the brand new documentary Follow the Bones about Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai and the people behind the discovery.In dinosaur news this week:A new ornithopod, Riabininohadros, was described from CrimeaSinankylosaurus, the "Chinese Ankylosaurus" was formally describedA new theropod dinosaur from Mukawa, Hokkaido, Japan will likely be named soonIn Fujian, China paleontologists have found over 240 fossilized dinosaur footprints likely including sauropods, theropods, & ornithopodsAccording to Scientific American since 1824, 10,851 dinosaur fossils (about 1,000 species) have been documentedThe National Museum of Niger is planning on expanding and refurbishing next yearThe designs for the Mary Anning statue in Lyme Regis have been releasedMyles Garrett celebrated his birthday with a Spinosaurus cake
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Aardonyx, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Aardonyx-Episode-320/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Aardonyx, an Early Jurassic sauropodomorph from South Africa with the beginning signs of a quadrupedal gait.In dinosaur news this week:Kholumolumo, a new Triassic sauropodomorph from Lesotho, was one of the heaviest land animals of its time.Massachusetts may have a new dinosaur soon and you can vote for your favoriteSchenectady, New York has a new animatronic dinosaur display in a mallA dad bought his son a 2 ton Carnotaurus-like dinosaur sculpture for ChristmasA new VR game for Oculus Quest (only) called Jurassic World Aftermath was released
Bonus: Mokele-Mbembe

Bonus: Mokele-Mbembe

2021-01-1305:56

Brian Dunning from Skeptoid discusses the legend of "Mokele-Mbembe." What evidence do cryptozoologists have for a sauropod roaming modern Africa?Get the full episode, and more details of the myth in Skeptoid Episode 727 “Hunting the Mokele-Mbembe" at https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4727
Best of 2020

Best of 2020

2021-01-0701:12:28

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dilong, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dilong-Episode-319/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Dilong, a small feathered tyrannosaur.In dinosaur news this week:The Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is holding a free online speaker event about dinosaurs on Jan 7All our favorite dinosaur highlights of 2020 Full list here
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Genyodectes, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Genyodectes-Episode-318/To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdinoDinosaur of the day Genyodectes, The first theropod described from South America.In dinosaur news this week:An extinction event in the Early Jurassic may have led to the dominance of Eusauropods, including the recently named BagualiaThe new Triassic theropod Erythrovenator was found in Southern BrazilIn Rapid City South Dakota, Dinosaur Hill is getting renovated to become more accessibleNew graphic novel coming out next July called Operation Dragon featuring a Japanese-trained dinosaur army
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