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I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast I Know Dino

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The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.

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    How dinosaurs evolved flight

    How dinosaurs evolved flight

    For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Pyroraptor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Pyroraptor-Episode-390/

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    Dinosaur of the day Pyroraptor, a raptor that was smaller than Velociraptor that we expect to see in Jurassic World: Dominion.

    We explore the radical transformation that dinosaurs went through to become birds.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Your Questions Answered

    Your Questions Answered

    For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Proa, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Proa-Episode-389/

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    Dinosaur of the day Proa, a basal iguanodont that lived in the Early Cretaceous in what is now Teruel Province, Spain.

    We answer the following questions:What “Dino of the day” most surprised you / most interested you in researching it for an episode?What famous dino field expedition would you liked to have been part of?Who of the early paleontologists do you wish you could have interviewed?If you had to take a side in the Bone Wars, would it be Marsh or Cope?Will there ever be a chance that your favorite groups of dinosaurs (sauropods and ankylosaurs) could change?What are your favorite non-saurian extinct animals?Do you have ancient plant or fungal life you find interesting?Did you have a favorite dinosaur toy growing up?How long would a human survive in the early-Triassic, mid-Jurassic, or end-Cretaceous?What is the Coolest fossil you have found or seen?What makes Velociraptor (and other feathered dinosaurs) dinosaurs and not birds?Which fossil most seems to be missing from the record, but you hope or expect to be found? Maybe a feathered T. rex?What is—and isn’t—known about dinosaur skin? How is it known, soft tissue preservation?Do you have a routine for how you do the research for each episode?Is there a specific specimen you want to visit and see someday?Have any dinosaur fossils been found in the in Antarctica? Is their any chance any skin, bone etc could be locked in the permafrost? 

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    The largest megaraptorid ever?

    The largest megaraptorid ever?

    For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Anchiornis, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Anchiornis-Episode-388/

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    Dinosaur of the day Anchiornis, The first dinosaur to be reconstructed with realistic colors from preserved feathers on most of its body.

    In dinosaur news this week:A new massive megaraptorid, Maip macrothorax, was described from PatagoniaA new ornithomimosaur (not yet named) has been found in the Erlian Formation of Nei Mongol, north ChinaThe University of Colorado Boulder is returning their Triceratops skull to the Smithsonian InstitutionThe game Parkasaurus is now available on Nintendo SwitchColin Trevorrow shared a map of Jurassic World: Dominion that showed where the dinosaurs have ended up around the U.S.Jurassic World: Dominion dropped a second trailerTom Holtz shared a flowchart to help determine if you've found a coprolite, regurgitalite, or other dinosaur meal 

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    • 55 min
    The day that dinosaurs went extinct

    The day that dinosaurs went extinct

    https://iknowdino.com/Macrogryphosaurus-Episode-387/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus infighting

    Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus infighting

    For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Euskelosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Euskelosaurus-Episode-386/

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    Dinosaur of the day Euskelosaurus, a large (for its time) plateosaurid sauropodomorph that lived in the Late Triassic/Early Jurassic in what is now South Africa and Lesotho.

    In dinosaur news this week:Researchers found that Big John, the Triceratops horridus, was injured by another ceratopsianA new T. rex specimen was described and is going on display at the Auckland Museum in New ZealandAmargasaurus may have had more of a sail on its neck instead of tall spinesScientists studied a sauropodomorph from the beginning of the Late Triassic and found it was already relatively largeScientists analyzed and redescribed Patagosaurus fariasiResearchers found an air sac system in an adult saltasaurid titanosaur that lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now BrazilThe W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora, Florida has a Nothronychus on displayThe SODO district of Seattle, Washington now has Dinos Alive Exhibition: An Immersive ExperienceDavid Attenborough’s Dinosaurs: The Final Day, is airing in the U.S. on May 11The casts of Jurassic Park and Jurassic World reflected on Jurassic Park and how Dominion ties in into the franchiseA new image shows Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) with a baby NasutoceratopsIn Jurassic World: Dominion Giganotosaurus is meant to feel like the Joker from the Dark Knight 

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    Sauropods with goosebumps

    Sauropods with goosebumps

    For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Dystrophaeus, links from Jason Schein and Jason Poole, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Dystrophaeus-Episode-385/

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    Dinosaur of the day Dystrophaeus, a Sauropod from the Morrison Formation that was described by Cope in 1877.

    Interview with Jason Schein and Jason Poole, Jason Schein is the author and Jason Poole is the illustrator of Dinosaurs Behaving Badly, a coloring book that is also full of the latest information about dinosaur behavior. Jason Schein is also the founder of the nonprofit Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute and Jason Poole is a paleoartist whose work has been featured in National Geographic, scientific publications, and museums.

    In dinosaur news this week:A new Early Jurassic thyreophoran, Yuxisaurus, looks like ankylosaurs from the CretaceousScientists rediscovered an ankylosaur skull and fossils that had been found in Queensland, AustraliaResearchers identified a new type of hadrosaur scale from skin impressionsScientists re-examined Haestasaurus skin and found scales and structures that looked somewhat like goosebumpsA team of researchers found a Gryposaurus bonebed in the Oldman Formation in Alberta, CanadaSir David Attenborough’s latest documentary series, Prehistoric Planet, debuts on Apple Plus on May 23David Attenborough also has a BBC documentary, Dinosaurs: The Final Day, airing April 15BBC has another documentary, called Fanastic Beasts: A Natural History, that’s out now 

    To thank all of our patrons, we're doing a Patreon Question and Answer episode! Make sure to get your questions in before April, 19th. You can post your questions in the announcements channel on our Discord server, or comment them on Patreon.com/iknowdino

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