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This Week in Dinosaur News: Simulated sauropod…

This Week in Dinosaur News: Simulated sauropod guts, dinosaur colors, and more

Pigments aren’t just in the skin. The liver is especially full of melanosomes. Retrieved from https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05148-x

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

  • A new experiment of Jurassic plant growth and sauropod digestion shows that the ecosystem could hold more dinosaurs than previously thought. source
  • A new study on fossilized melanosomes calls into…

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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.

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Fruitadens, more links from Sean Rubin, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Fruitadens-Episode-193/

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This Week in Dinosaur News: The first ever dip…

This Week in Dinosaur News: The first ever diplodcoid from East Asia was found in a bonebed of at least 7 individuals, and more

First diplodocoid ever found in East Asia. When combining bones from several individuals, nearly the entire skeleton is known (in white). Retrieved from https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05128-1 on 7/31/2018

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

  • The first ever diplodcoid from East Asia was discovered, Lingwulong shenqi, and it’s also incredibly old for an advanced sauropod s…

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Ampelosaurus (…

Ampelosaurus: the 52 ft, 8 ton “dwarf” sauropod 😛

Episode 192 is all about Ampelosaurus, a “dwarf” sauropod that was only 52ft long and weighed 8 tons.

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Ampelosaurus – Episode 192

Dinosaur of the day Ampelosaurus, a “dwarf” sauropod that was only 52ft long and weighed 8 tons.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • The first ever diplodcoid from East Asia was discovered, Lingwulong shenqi, and it’s also incredibly old for an advanced sauropod
  • The new Deep Time exhibit coming to the Smithsonian in 2019 will feature a T. rex biting the frill of a Triceratops
  • Dickinson Dinosaur Museum in North Dakota has a new claws exhibit to show the correlation between dinosaurs and modern birds
  • The Dinosaur Room in Rio’s National Museum recently reopened after a renovation
  • In the month of August, if you donate to certain Goodwills, you can get free kids tickets to Dinosaur World
  • A 16-year-old in the UK built a replica Allosaurus from scrap metal
  • In Las Vegas a man setup projectors outside his daughter’s window to simulate dinosaurs looking at her
  • A real estate agent made a listing go viral using an inflatable T. rex costume
  • There’s a Stegosaurus that holds nachos (the nachosaurus)
  • Robert Kirkman, who created the comic The Walking Dead, is now working on a new project called Super Dinosaur
  • Our five-year-old listner Remy was featured in a University of Alberta article after choosing Alberta as his birthday destination—for the dinosaurs of course

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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This Week in Dinosaur News: A new ankylosaur f…

This Week in Dinosaur News: A new ankylosaur from Utah named Akainacephalus for its spikey face, and more

Here’s the new ankylosaur Akainacephalus! Retrieved from https://peerj.com/articles/5016/

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

  • The ankylosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni was found in Utah with a gryposaur, a turtle, and a crocodile source
  • Dinosaur National Monument has a new paleontologist source
  • A geology instructor donated a large collection of fossils and specimens to the Bruce…

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Koreaceratops …

Another new ankylosaur was just published!

Episode 190 is all about Koreaceratops, the first ceratopsian found in Korea.

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Koreaceratops – Episode 191

In the news: The ankylosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni was found in Utah with a gryposaur, a turtle, and a crocodile; Dinosaur National Monument has a new paleontologist; A geology instructor donated a large collection of fossils and specimens to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut; A 30 foot inflatable dinosaur named Dino-Mite was briefly stolen from a fireworks store; The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville, Virginia is having a two-day Dino Festival; York Maze in the UK has opened a 15 acre maze of a T. rex and Triceratops to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park; BBC4 aired the three part series titled Jurassic Coast Revealed; and a ½ oz pure silver colored Canadian dinosaur coin featuring Edmontonia was released

Dinosaur of the day Koreaceratops the first ceratopsian found in Korea

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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This Week in Dinosaur News: How eggs survived …

This Week in Dinosaur News: How eggs survived acidic conditions, what eggs can tell us about dinosaur body temperature, and more

Notice how much thicker the (left side of the) Sanagasta egg is than the others? Retrieved from https://peerj.com/articles/4971/

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

  • A team of researchers think titanosaurs made their eggs extra thick to protect them from acidic hotsprings
  • A review of dinosaur egg research, including how to tell body temperature from the isotopes in the shell
  • A…

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I Know Dino Podcast Show Notes: Nomingia (Epis…

Episode 190 is all about Nomingia, an oviraptorid with a bird-like pygostyle which may have held up a fan of feathers.

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