Alectrosaurus – Episode 198

Dinosaur of the day Alectrosaurus, A medium sized cretaceous tyrannosaur that lived along side Gigantoraptor.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Three juveniles of a new iguanodontian species named Choyrodon barsboldi were found in Mongolia
  • A new Amargasaurus relative named Pilmatueia faundezi was found in Argentina
  • A fire destroyed most of the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro taking with it part of the Iritator holotype, Maxakalisaurus, and many other important fossils
  • They have requested anyone with photos of the exhibits to send them to
  • The Museum of Prehistory in Brabant, Netherlands, will be presented with a new Diplodocus skeleton on October 10
  • Cincinnati Museum Center in Ohio is getting a 55% complete 30 ft long Torvosaurus skeleton in November
  • A T. rex skeleton nicknamed Roosevelt is on display at the Erin Martin Design showroom in Napa County, CA
  • A single industrial park in China is responsible for most of the dinosaur animatronics created in the world
  • A family in Great Falls, Montana created a mini sauropod sculpture
  • Google Chrome created a birthday edition of the running T. rex to celebrate its 10th anniversary
  • Mattel released an interactive robotic velociraptor toy called “Alpha Training Blue”

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