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This Week in Dinosaur News: A new dinosaur, Ji…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new dinosaur, Jinguofortis perplexus, gives a perplexing glimpse into early bird evolution, and more

“Carcharodontosaurian remains (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Upper Jurassic of Portugal” by Elisabete Malafaia et al. retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2018.47

Here’s what came out this week in dinosaur news:

  • A new dinosaur, Jinguofortis perplexus, gives a perplexing glimpse into early bird evolution source
  • A new carcharodontosaurid specimen was found North of Lisbon in Portugal sour…

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Hadrosaurus – Episode 202

Dinosaur of the day Hadrosaurus, the first dinosaur skeleton to be mounted.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new dinosaur, Jinguofortis perplexus, gives a perplexing glimpse into early bird evolution
  • A new carcharodontosaurid specimen was found North of Lisbon in Portugal
  • The National Museum in Rio, Brazil may reopen in 3 years if they can secure funding
  • The Dinosaur Gallery at the Australian Museum has reopened after adding the T. rex from the show “T. rex Autopsy”
  • The New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation has a campaign to open a permanent exhibit of an animatronic “Bisti Beast”
  • The Royal Tyrrell Museum 3D printed a Daspletosaurus skull for display because the original was too fragile to cast
  • The Upcountry History Museum in Greenville, South Carolina, has a new exhibit, “Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice”
  • Beaumont, Texas will celebrate a Dinosaur Day on October 24th, with activities such as painting papier-mâché dinosaurs.
  • 9-year-old Elijah Stevenson won first place in the Kern County Fair in California, for his dinosaur exhibit

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

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Hadrosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hadrosaurus-Episode-202/

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Hadrosaurus (E…

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Hadrosaurus (Episode 202)

Episode 202 is all about Hadrosaurus, the first dinosaur skeleton to be mounted.

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This Week in Dinosaur News: A new sauropodomor…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new sauropodomorph was by far the largest known dinosaur in its day at 12 tons, and more

Here is Nedoceratops hatcheri from our visit to the Smithsonian years ago. Unfortunately it won’t be on display in the revamped fossil hall.

Here’s what came out this week in dinosaur news:

  • A new sauropodomorph, Ledumahadi mafube, was the largest dinosaur of its time despite still having a “crouched” posture source
  • A ceratopsian at the Smithsonian has been called Triceratops, Diceratops, and…

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Dracorex – Episode 201

Dinosaur of the day Dracorex, The “dragon king of Hogwarts”.

Interview with Jaye Jurassick, frequent guest on the Jurassic Park Podcast and @jaye_jurassick on Instagram where you can see his dinosaur art.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new sauropodomorph, Ledumahadi mafube, was the largest dinosaur of its time despite still having a “crouched” posture
  • A ceratopsian at the Smithsonian has been called Triceratops, Diceratops, and Nedoceratops
  • In Villány, Hungary (a wine region), bone fragments of a small igaunodont have been found
  • New fossils have been found in Saskatchewan, Canada this summer, including an Edmontosaurus skull, Triceratops bones, Gorgosaurus teeth, and ankylosaur fossils
  • In Eastern Cape, in South Africa, scientists recently found a giant dinosaur bonebed. It’s about 200 million years old, and the animals were buried together by lots of mud
  • Good news for Zuul fans, the ankylosaur goes on display at the Royal Ontario Museum on December 15
  • Researchers are recreating part of the Brazil National Museum’s collection with 3D printers
  • Students aged 11-15 made a large part of the new Idaho Dinosaur Exhibit at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, as part of the Dino Camps they attended this summer
  • A STEM lab at Schuyler-Colfax Middle School allows the school to have a lesson plan where students dissect dinosaurs in “ZSPACE” virtual reality
  • Dinosaur Ecosystems, Hong Kong University’s free online course, is back! It started September 14, and there are new field trips to Canada, Spain, France, and the desert of Xinjiang, China
  • Dino 101 also recently got an update
  • There’s a new series for CBBC, called Deadly Dinosaurs demonstrating the power of dinosaurs
  • Mashable published a video of the puppeteers who worked on the dinosaurs in Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
  • Speculation about Jurassic World 3 includes the idea that there may be dinosaurs in space

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

To get access to lots of patron only content, including an extra long version of our interview with Jaye Jurassick, check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dracorex, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dracorex-Episode-201/

Check out this episode!

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Dracorex (Epis…

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Dracorex (Episode 201)

Episode 201 is all about Dracorex, The “dragon king of Hogwarts”.

We also interview Jaye Jurassick, frequent guest on the Jurassic Park Podcast and @jaye_jurassick on Instagram where you can see his dinosaur art.

Big thanks to all our patrons! Your support means so much to us and keeps us going! If you’re a dinosaur enthusiast, join our growing community on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/ikno…

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This Week in Dinosaur News: A possible explana…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A possible explanation for alvarezsaurids’ tiny arms, a new sauropodomorph, and more

Qiupanykus eating an egg, drawn by Zhao Chuang, retrieved from http://chinageology.cgs.cn/article/2018/1?pageType=en

Here’s what came out this week in dinosaur news:

  • A new alvarezsaurid, Qiupanykus zhangi, was found with an oviraptorosaur egg that it may have been eating source
  • A new 23ft sauropodomorph, Yizhousaurus sunae, was found in southern China source
  • A lesson plan for teaching…

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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

To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Tyrannosaurus rex, more links from Thomas Carr, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Tyrannosaurus rex-Episode-200/

Check out this episode!

I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: T. rex revisit…

Episode 200! We revisit T. rex and interview @TyrannosaurCarr to celebrate

Episode 200 is all about Tyrannosaurus rex, the king of the dinosaurs.

We also interview 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, on Facebook, on his blog Tyrannosauroidea Central, and on Google Scholar.

Big thanks…

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This Week in Dinosaur News: A new ankylosaur w…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new ankylosaur was found in New Mexico, Fallen Kingdom DVD released, and more

“Cervical/pectoral osteoderms of WSC 16505, holotype of I. zephyri.” retrieved on 9/19/2018 from https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5435

Here’s what came out this week in dinosaur news:

  • A new nodosaurid ankylosaur, Invictarx zephyri, was named based on osteoderms found in New Mexico source
  • A review of Ornithischian dinosaurs in the Morrison Formation synonymized a few and split out another named Dry…

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