T. rex revisited – Episode 200

Dinosaur of the day Tyrannosaurus rex, the king of the dinosaurs.

Interview with Thomas Carr, Associate Professor of Biology at Carthage College, Director of the Carthage Institute of Paleontology, and Senior Scientific Adviser to the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. He can be found on Twitter @TyrannosaurCarr

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new alvarezsaurid, Qiupanykus zhangi, was found with an oviraptorosaur egg that it may have been eating
  • A new 23ft sauropodomorph, Yizhousaurus sunae, was found in southern China
  • A lesson plan for teaching paleontology to children from Julián Nájera is published in both English and Spanish
  • A revisit of Andrew Farke’s 2013 article on the ethics of digitizing fossils
  • Fossils that were recently returned to China are now on display in Zhengzhou, in Henan Province
  • Two elephants at the Perth Zoo in Australia went on a tour to meet and greet the animatronic dinosaurs

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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