Stygimoloch – Episode 176

In the news: A new paper demonstrates ceratopsians probably didn’t evolve horns to recognize each other; An outlandish paper claims that dinosaurs may have accidentally poisoned themselves; A possible young T. rex is being excavated by students at the University of Kansas; The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences unveiled a clutch of oviraptorosaur eggs; Lots of summer dinosaur activities were announced; New Jurassic Park and Jurassic World toys; And much more

Dinosaur of the day Stygimoloch a dinosaur with awesome spikes around the back of its head which some think is a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus.

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