A huge find from Africa and a dinosaur egg full of crystals

I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast

Oct 12 2022 • 1 hr 5 mins

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Dinosaur of the day Oxalaia, a spinosaurid from the Late Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil which was almost as large as Spinosaurus (if it wasn't Spinosaurus itself).

In dinosaur news this week:

  • At least 27 iguanodontians from the new genus, Iyuku, were discovered in a South African bonebed
  • New chasmosaurine ceratopsid dinosaur Bisticeratops froeseorum was discovered.
  • Scientists named a new type of dinosaur egg (which was found full of crystals).
  • Scientists found a pathology in a titanosaur egg that could tell us more about dinosaur reproductive behavior.
  • A bunch of dinosaur tracks and trackways were found in Alberta, Canada, that may show dinosaurs being sociable.
  • Another Tyrannosaurus rex is going on auction.
  • Scientists found new dinosaur tracks in Alaska thanks to an earthquake.
  • The Badlands Dinosaur Museum found baby dinosaurs this summer.

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