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The bare-bones dinosaur edu-tainment podcast! Join your hosts David and Michaela in their journey of dinosaur discovery, starting with the very basics and moving on to the latest dino digs.

The Dinosource The Dinosource Podcast

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The bare-bones dinosaur edu-tainment podcast! Join your hosts David and Michaela in their journey of dinosaur discovery, starting with the very basics and moving on to the latest dino digs.

    034 - Dino Brains (Thecodontosaurus and Anhanguera)

    034 - Dino Brains (Thecodontosaurus and Anhanguera)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksThecodontosaurus on WikipediaAnhanguera on WikipediaReferencesSakagami, 2020; a typical paper about dinosaur neurobiology. Figure 5 is the picture of Triceratops’ skull with its brain superimposed. The brain is very small.No, Stegosaurus didn’t have a second brain in its butt.Walsh et al, 2009; predicting hearing ranges based on dinosaur skull proportions.Ballell, 2020; Thecodontosaurus paleoneurology description.Witmer et al, 2003; both a good primer on determining head posture from labyrinth and a description of Anhanguera’s skull.Get In TouchEmail: dinosourcepodcast@gmail.com
    Twitter: @TheDinosource
    Thanks to June "McGreatness" Paik for our lovely podcast artwork.

    • 41 min
    033 - Bugs With Dinosaur Names (Sharovipteryx and Dryptosaurus)

    033 - Bugs With Dinosaur Names (Sharovipteryx and Dryptosaurus)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksSharovipteryx on WikipediaDryptosaurus on Wikipedia (with Leaping Laelaps shown at the bottom of the page)ReferencesPyrite disease, further explainedGet In TouchEmail: dinosourcepodcast@gmail.comTwitter:...

    • 35 min
    032 - Toothless Dinosaurs (Heterodontosaurus and Ichthyornis)

    032 - Toothless Dinosaurs (Heterodontosaurus and Ichthyornis)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksHeterodontosaurus on WikipediaIchthyornis on WikipediaReferencesDollo’s Law of IrreversabilityMergansers (which are ducks)Brocklehurst and Field, 2021; a very good summary of the most up-to-date theories behind dinosaur...

    • 32 min
    031 - Dinosaur Vision (Sinosauropteryx and Tupandactylus)

    031 - Dinosaur Vision (Sinosauropteryx and Tupandactylus)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksSinosauropteryx’s Wikipedia pageTupandactylus’ Wikipedia pageTupandactylus looking very polite, at least in David’s opinionThe extremely cursed T. rex skull from Stevens, 2006ReferencesStevens, 2006; the paper with the...

    • 41 min
    030 - Dinosaurs We Don't Know About (Cryolophosaurus and Appalachiosaurus)

    030 - Dinosaurs We Don't Know About (Cryolophosaurus and Appalachiosaurus)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksCryolophosaurus Wikipedia pageAppalachiosaurus Wikipedia pageReferencesComet shard, not asteroid, caused the dino extinctionA good primer on taphonomic biasDavid Hone discussing North Korean fossils and other sources of...

    • 39 min
    029 - Spinosaurids (Spinosaurus and Baryonyx)

    029 - Spinosaurids (Spinosaurus and Baryonyx)

    Featured Creatures - Quick LinksSpinosaurus Wikipedia pageBaryonyx Wikipedia pageGlossarySpinosaurus aegyptiacus: One of the largest theropod chompy-bois to have ever lived, measuring between 12 and 18m when fully grown and weighing in at 21 tons by...

    • 46 min

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