I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast

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2019-12-04 13:00
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Sauropods and pterosaurs in the Outback

Dinosaur of the day Magyarosaurus, an armored dwarf sauropod from a Cretaceous European island. Interview with Philip Mannion, Steve Poropat, and Adele Pentland. Paleontologists at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum in Winton, Queensland. We discu...

A New Remarkable Triassic Herrerasaurid

Dinosaur of the day Pelecanimimus, the "pelican mimic" with over 200 teeth. Interview with Stuart Sumida, biology professor at California State University, San Bernardino, and an anatomical consultant to special effect artists and animators. He’s worke...

T. rex tooth replacement & a new Australian megaraptorid

Dinosaur of the day Leptoceratops, A small late cretaceous ceratopsian that may have switched between a two and four-legged stance. Interview with Matthew Mossbrucker, the director and chief curator at the Morrison Natural History Museum in Colorado w...

Dinosaur fossils that fit on the head of a pin

Dinosaur of the day Chingkankousaurus, a possible tyrannosauroid from eastern China known only from a shoulder blade. Interview with Phoebe Wood, a primary student from Adelaide, South Australia. She won several awards for her Anchiornis huxleyi model....

Coprolite (fossilized poop) with Karen Chin

Dinosaur of the day Anserimimus, The "goose mimic" from the Gobi Desert. Interview with Karen Chin, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder and Curator of Paleontology at the University of Colorado Museum of Nat...

Regurgitalites, sauropods with beaks, and dinosaur outreach

Dinosaur of the day Kritosaurus, a hadrosaur that was found over 100 years ago in New Mexico. Interview with Scott Hartman, a paleo artist and lecturer at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for the Department of Integrative Biology. He’s done hundred...

A new titanosaur from Kenya, footprints on Tyrants Aisle, and teaching evolution through paleoart

Dinosaur of the day Coloradisaurus, a Triassic sauropodomorph known from a nearly complete skull that was found in Argentina. Interview with Taissa Rodrigues, from the Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo in Brazil. She presented a poster at SVP abou...

Brand new allosauroid and a tyrannosaur that's still being excavated

Dinosaur of the day Nyasasaurus, a 240 million year old dinosauriform that may be the earliest known dinosaur. Interview with Christopher DiPiazza, a science teacher, paleo artist, and creator of the popular site, Prehistoric Beast of the Week. He cove...

A giant chicken and a tiny sauropodomorph

Dinosaur of the day Alioramus, a tyrannosaurid from Asia with nearly 80 teeth and 8 small horns on its snout. In dinosaur news this week: New alvarezsauroid, Shishugounykus inexpectus, was described from China New Saurornitholestes specimens expand wh...

An amazing new T. rex and pterosaur

Dinosaur of the day Skorpiovenator, a slightly smaller hornless relative of Carnotaurus. It's one of the most complete abelisaurids found to date. Interview with Dave Hone, lecturer in Zoology at Queen Mary University of London. He is an expert in both...

Sauropods squishing turtles

Dinosaur of the day Dacentrurus, A wide-hipped stegosaur from the Jurassic in England. In dinosaur news this week: The Japanese “Mukawa dinosaur” now has an official name, Kamuysaurus japonicus A new study shows how T. rex warmed up using a specialize...

What is a raptor and how did they use their claws?

Dinosaur of the day Huayangosaurus, a smaller Chinese relative of Stegosaurus. Interview with Ari Rudenko, the founder and artistic director of Prehistoric Body Theater, a performance company that uses dance to teach about paleontology and evolution. H...

Sabrina Ricci's Hardcore Bone Wars

Sabrina explains the Bone Wars in incredible depth. The Bone Wars refers to the period between the 1870s and 1890s, where two paleontologists, Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope, had a rivalry that eventually ruined them but also made dinosa...

Three Spectacular Stegosaurs and Research Casting International

Dinosaur of the day Charonosaurus, a Chinese Parasaurolophus relative named after the ferryman from the river Styx. Interview with Peter May, founder and Owner of Research Casting International. They mounted Sue, Stan, & the Nation's T. rex. As wel...

The new grey skulled sauropodomorph and Mission Jurassic

Dinosaur of the day Polacanthus, an ankylosaur that was described in the 1800s, but no one is sure who named it. In dinosaur news this week: After decades of being classified as Massospondylus, “grey skull” has a new name, Ngwevu intloko Mission Juras...

A new dinosaur found in amber and a tyrannosaur footprint in China

Dinosaur of the day Patagonykus, The "Patagonian claw" alvarezsaur from the Cretaceous. Interview with Annalisa Berta, a paleontologist and professor emerita at San Diego State University. She’s also the co-author, along with Dr. Susan Turner, of the u...

Nigersaurus, the Darth Vader vacuum cleaner of the Cretaceous

Dinosaur of the day Nigersaurus, the Darth Vader vacuum cleaner of the Cretaceous. In dinosaur news this week: A new Psittacosaurus species from Mongolia, amitabha, was described with gastroliths and a great skull A 10 year old boy in Guangdong Provin...

Microraptor ate its food face first & Jurassic Park as a horror film

Dinosaur of the day Vulcanodon, a Jurassic sauropod that lived in an African desert surrounded by volcanoes. Interview with Scott A Bradley, the host of the Hellbent for Horror Podcast, and author of the book, Screaming for Pleasure: How Horror Makes Y...

Tenontosaurus with a limp, 1,000s of saurpods, and over 70 T. rex

Dinosaur of the day Sinornithosaurus, an early raptor from China that was covered in feathers. In dinosaur news this week: A new census of the Lance & Hell Creek Formations found at least 71 T. rex skulls & skeletons A database of over 3,000 s...

A new hadrosaur with an eagle nose and a shovel bill

Dinosaur of the day Tuojiangosaurus, a dinosaur that resembles Stegosaurus with thinner plates. Interview with Jen Bauer, a postdoctoral associate at the Florida Museum of Natural History, with a focus on the myFOSSIL project and the Thompson Institute...

Blue dinosaur feathers and a theropod with a small skull in its stomache

Dinosaur of the day Euoplocephalus, an ankylosaur from Dinosaur Provinical Park in Canada. In dinosaur news this week: Notatesseraeraptor, a well preserved theropod of the Late Triassic was described in Switzerland A new study of non-iridescent struct...

David Evans and the one-toed walker

Dinosaur of the day Tsintaosaurus, a hadrosaur with a distinctive "unicorn-like" head crest. Interview with David Evans, a prolific researcher, associate Professor at the University of Toronto, and curator of dinosaurs at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM...

Hylaeosaurus - Episode 240

Dinosaur of the day Hylaeosaurus, an ankylosaur that was one of the first three named dinosaurs. In dinosaur news this week: Researchers questioned dinosaur soft tissue discoveries after finding microorganisms living on a Centrosaurus fossil A pair of...

Riojasaurus - Episode 239

Dinosaur of the day Riojasaurus, a Triassic sauropodomorph from Argentina that may have been bipedal. Interview with Tadd Galusha, writer and illustrator of the graphic novel Cretaceous. He’s a comic artist and illustrator, who also created the web com...

Supersaurus - Episode 238

Dinosaur of the day Supersaurus, a Portuguese relative of Diplodocus. In dinosaur news this week: Several new opalized Iguanodontian fossils were described from Australia and were used to name a new dinosaur: Fostoria Two new dinosaurs were found in T...

Shuvuuia - Episode 237

Dinosaur of the day Shuvuuia, a Mongolian alvarezsaurid that was probably covered in dino fuzz. Interview with David Armsby, the creator of the YouTube channel Dead Sound. You may have seen his excellent short animated movie Sharp Teeth. If you haven't...

Gargoyleosaurus - Episode 236

Dinosaur of the day Gargoyleosaurus, a Jurassic ankylosaur from Wyoming. Check out our new Parasaurolophus gear at bit.ly/iknowdinostore In dinosaur news this week: A new Late Jurassic sauropod named Oceanotitan was described from Portugal A new study...

Talarurus - Episode 235

Dinosaur of the day Talarurus, the "wicker tailed" ankylosaurid from Mongolia. Interview with Brian Engh, a paleoartist, who has illustrated many of the recent dinosaur finds including Aquilops, Dynamoterror, and Invictarx, to name a few. He also makes...

Agathaumas - Episode 234

Get our new gear at bit.ly/iknowdinostore Dinosaur of the day Agathaumas, the ceratopsid that was a ceratopsid before we knew what ceratopsids were. In dinosaur news this week: A single wing of Alcmonavis, the larger cousin of Archaeopteryx was descri...

Chungkingosaurus - Episode 233

Check out our new Parasaurolophus gear on TeePublic! bit.ly/iknowdinostore Dinosaur of the day Chungkingosaurus, one of the smallest known stegosaurs. Interview with Andrew McDonald, curator and an educator at the Western Science Center in Hemet, Calif...

Indosuchus - Episode 232

Dinosaur of the day Indosuchus, an Indian abelisaurid from the Late Cretaceous. In dinosaur news this week: The foot of a new dinosaur, Imperobator antarcticus, was found in Antarctica Xingtianosaurus ganqi was found in China and named after a headles...

Haestasaurus - Episode 231

Dinosaur of the day Haestasaurus, a sauropod whose arm was originally thought to be from a carnivorous marine reptile. Interview with Steve Brusatte, Paleontologist at The University of Edinburgh. Before moving to the UK he spent several years at the A...

Jeholosaurus - Episode 230

Dinosaur of the day Jeholosaurus, a cute little ornithopod from northeastern China. In dinosaur news this week: Amazing skin detail was preserved in one inch long theropod tracks in South Korea A new study shows that Dinosaurs didn't evolve thick eggs...

Rhoetosaurus - Episode 229

Dinosaur of the day Rhoetosaurus, a sauropod from Queensland, Australia that has been pieced together over 50+ years. Interview with Darrin Pagnac, associate professor of geology and geological engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Tech...

Gigantspinosaurus - Episode 228

Dinosaur of the day Gigantspinosaurus, a stegosaur (not a spinosaur) with large shoulder spines. In dinosaur news this week: The day that wiped out the dinosaurs was captured in a 1.3m layer of flood water, fossilized fish, and raining tektites Accord...

Incisivosaurus - Episode 227

Dinosaur of the day Incisivosaurus, a small dinosaur with rodent-like front teeth. Interview with Alida Bailleul, who recently described a dinosaur fossil with an unlaid egg clearly in its abdomen. Her research focuses on microscopic structure of dinos...

Kaatedocus - Episode 226

Dinosaur of the day Kaatedocus , the smaller cousin of Diplodocus and Barosaurus. In dinosaur news this week: A new basal ornithopod with skinny arms, Mahuidacursor lipanglef, was described in Argentina A hadrosaur was found in Montana with marks show...

Atlascopcosaurus - Episode 225

Dinosaur of the day Atlascopcosaurus, an Early Cretaceous iguanodont from southern Australia. We also interviewed Michael D'Emic, Assistant Professor of Biology at Adelphi University. He has studied dinosaur body size evolution, bone tissues, and teeth...

Dromaeosaurus - Episode 224

Dinosaur of the day Dromaeosaurus, the bigger badder cousin of velociraptor with a bite about three times as strong. In dinosaur news this week: A new baby oviraptorid, Gobiraptor minutus, from Cretaceous Mongolia that may have eaten bivalves The firs...

Nodosaurus - Episode 223

Dinosaur of the day Nodosaurus, the original member of Nodosauridae (the clade of ankylosaurs without tail clubs). Interview with Thomas Hopp, scientist, inventor, lecturer, and author. He’s written a number of short stories and novels, including the s...

Mei long - Episode 222

Dinosaur of the day Mei long, the "soundly sleeping dragon" from China. In dinosaur news this week: A new Iguanodontian, Pareisactus evrostos, was found in Spain with an extra thick shoulder blade A roughly three-year-old early Saurischian, Nhandumiri...

Dromiceiomimus - Episode 221

Dinosaur of the day Dromiceiomimus, likely one of the fastest dinosaurs of the Mesozoic. Interview with Eric Przybyszewski, a student at Montana State University’s Depart of Earth Sciences and researcher at Two Medicine Dinosaur Center in Bynum, Monta...

Mussaurus - Episode 220

Dinosaur of the day Mussaurus, the "mouse lizard" sauropodomorph from Argentina. In dinosaur news this week: A new Amargasaurus relative, Bajadasaurus, was described with some amazing neck spines A dinosaur foot including feathers and scutes was found...

Nedoceratops - Episode 219

Dinosaur of the day Nedoceratops, the lesser known ceratopsian in the Triceratops vs Torosaurus debate. Interview with Denver Fowler & Liz Freedman Fowler, paleontologists who work at the Badlands Dinosaur Museum. Denver is the curator. Liz is an ...

Mononykus - Episode 218

Dinosaur of the day Mononykus, an Alvarezsaurid with tiny arms but big claws that lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now Mongolia. In dinosaur news this week: Eubrontes tracks may have been made by a sauropodomorph instead of a predator UV vision...

Nanosaurus - Episode 217

Dinosaur of the day Nanosaurus, a small herbivorous dinosaur from the Late Jurassic. Interview with Tom Holtz, principal lecturer at the University of Maryland’s Department of Geology and the Faculty Director of the Science and Global Change Program. H...

Megaraptor - Episode 216

Dinosaur of the day Megaraptor, A large theropod with claws over one foot long (originally thought to be foot claws, now known to be hand claws). In dinosaur news this week: Stegosaurus and Plateosaurus had much stronger bites than their close ancesto...

Tarchia - Episode 215

Dinosaur of the day Tarchia, a Mongolian ankylosaur that was likely prey of Tarbosaurus. Interview with Past Time podcast, Matt, Adam, and Catherine are the hosts. They are all also paleontologists working with reptiles, lemurs, and bird brains. Check ...

Thecodontosaurus - Best of 2018

Dinosaur of the day Thecodontosaurus, a Triassic sauropodomorph discovered in 1830s England. In dinosaur news this week: Best discovery: Ledumahadi 2nd best discovery: Jinyunpelta Best listener question: What species of modern bird is the closest livi...

Qantassaurus - Episode 213

Dinosaur of the day Qantassaurus, a small, quick, bipedal herbivore from Australia. Interview with Dustin Growick, the Senior Creative Consultant at Museum Hack at AMNH. He also hosts Caveat's VERSUS in NYC and the popular YouTube channel The Dinosaur ...