Gryphoceratops – Episode 195

Dinosaur of the day Gryphoceratops, a tiny Canadian cousin of Triceratops.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new article shows that Spinosaurus probably couldn’t swim effectively, but was a capable bipedal walker on land
  • Victoria Arbour is the new curator of paleontology at the Royal British Columbia Museum
  • Dickinson Dinosaur Museum has continued excavating a tyrannosaur and hadrosaur in the Judith River Formation in Montana
  • Juvenile hadrosaurs bones have been found in the Spring Creek bone bed near the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Grande Prairie
  • The Queensland Museum in Australia is 3D scanning its collection of fossils and will share its research with Australian students and international scientists
  • Dinosaur Hill in Fruita, Colorado has some new signs to teach people about the historical importance of the area
  • Ohio State University’s Orton Hall Museum is getting a Cryolophosaurus cast to display on October 7
  • Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in Texas has some new fossils, including a full sized cast of a Triceratops skull
  • From now until September 9, you can see the “Tyrannosaurus Exhibit: The mystery of evolution” at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum in Naha, Japan
  • The Bolton Museum in Bolton, UK, recently officially nicknamed their Tuojiangosaurus skeleton “Jango”
  • Smithsonian Mag wrote an elegy for Hatcher the Triceratops which will soon be on display being eaten by a T. rex
  • A list of dinosaur games includes Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Island, Jurassic Park: Danger, Dino Frontier, and Ark: Survival Evolved.
  • The new game, Jurassic World VR Expedition is available to play in Dave & Busters
  • According to J.A. Bayona, E.T. inspired the really sad Brachiosaurus death scene in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
  • A group of US military veterans made a Jurassic World fan film called “Jurassic World Exodus”

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