Fruitadens – Episode 193

Dinosaur of the day Fruitadens, the smallest known ornithischian at under 2 pounds and 3 feet in length.

Interview with Sean Rubin, the author & illustrator of Bolivar. The graphic novel where Bolivar the T. rex roams New York City and nobody notices because they are all so busy. Sean is also the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of MNY Group. He can be found on Instagram and twitter @SeanCRubin & online at seanrubin.com

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new experiment of Jurassic plant growth and sauropod digestion shows that the ecosystem could hold more dinosaurs than previously thought.
  • A new study on fossilized melanosomes calls into question previous studies on dinosaur coloration.
  • A team from the University of Kansas is working on excavating a juvenile T. rex in the Hell Creek Formation.
  • Late Jurassic footprints are being investigated in paving stones near hotsprings in China.
  • Sauropod footprints from the early Cretaceous have been documented with photogrammetry in the UK.
  • A father and son team opened a dinosaur center in Springerville, Arizona.
  • A temporary inflatable green sauropod is in the Bayville dinosaur’s place while it’s being repaired.
  • Myles Garrett from the Cleveland Browns recently traded his signed No. 95 jersey for a dinosaur toy.
  • A new South Korean film came out this summer, called Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days, which featured some dinosaurs.
  • YouTube video “The Most Disturbing Death Scene in Jurassic Park History – Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park.” highlights the scene where compys kill a baby.
  • College Humor created a video showing Jurassic Park scenes with other prehistoric creatures.
  • The New Zealand Mint has a colored, official, Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary 1oz silver coin for sale for $85 USD.
  • The board game “Jurassic Park: Danger” was released by Ravensburger where one person plays as the dinosaurs trying to eat the human players.

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and animatronics. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

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