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I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast

Garret and Sabrina

The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.
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Intro to Dinosaurs - Episode 0
The axe-tailed ankylosaurA New raptor in Europe and a toothless theropod in Brazil
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Probactrosaurus, links from David Levering, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Probactrosaurus-Episode-371/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Probactrosaurus, a hadrosauroid that lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now Inner Mongolia, China.Interview with David Levering, Camps Director at the Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History and creator of the Sternberg Museum of Natural History Online. Check out our video of the virtual museum at https://youtu.be/MCbdT3xOIBMIn dinosaur news this week:The first toothless ceratosaur from South America, Berthasaura leopoldinae, was found in Brazil sourceA new Deinonychus-sized raptor, Vectiraptor greeni, was found on the Isle of Wight sourceMarvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur animated series has a new trailer sourceA new photo from Jurassic World: Dominion shows Owen Grady taming a Parasaurolophus in the snow sourceThis episode is brought to you by our patrons. We just released a bonus episode covering many more paleontological discoveries for all of our patrons. Head to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep making the show.Tell us what you think about our show in our 2021 Year End Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey21 to leave us your feedback.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 6 2022
1 hr 8 mins
Best of 2021
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Asylosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Asylosaurus-Episode-370/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Asylosaurus, a Late Triassic sauropodomorph that lived in what is now Clifton, Bristol, England.In dinosaur news this week:Evidence of cannibalism in tyrannosaurids (333) sourceHadrosaur lumps and splits (350) sourceBaby dinosaurs living at the poles (344) sourceBest nickname: “Beautiful Nightmare” (363) sourceWorld’s largest Triceratops: Big John (362) sourceYoungest footprint finder: Lily (349) sourceChrome Dinosaur game with an Olympic twist (video) sourceIndia’s youngest paleontologist: Aswatha Biju (360) sourceBest Spinosaurids: Ceratosuchops and Riparovenator (358) sourceLongest time coming: Kholumolumo (320) sourceHonorable Mention — Longest time coming: Riabininohadros (321) sourceBest abelisaurid: Spectrovenator (322) sourceBest dromaeosaurid: Shri devi (328) sourceHonorable Mention — Best dromaeosaurid: Kansaignathus (347) sourceBest ceratopsian: Menefeeceratops (338) sourceBest hadrosaur: Tlatolophus (340) sourceBest sauropod: Australotitan (342) sourceOldest titanosaur: Ninjatitan (335) sourceBest ankylosaur: Spicomellus (357) sourceHonorable Mention — Best ankylosaur: "resting posture" ankylosaur (330) sourceBest allosauroid: Ulughbegsaurus (355) sourceJurassic World: Dominion news (323, 324, 341, 343, 345, 349, 354, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 366, 367) sourceMassachusetts state dinosaur (320, 324, 326, 356, 361) sourceStatus of Ubirajara (356, 358, 365) sourceTotal number of T. rex individuals that lived (335) sourceThis episode is brought to you by our patrons. We just released a bonus episode covering many more paleontological discoveries for all of our patrons. Head to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep making the show.Tell us what you think about our show in our 2021 Year End Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey21 to leave us your feedback.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 29 2021
57 mins
Dinosaurs in Victorian Pop Culture
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Saturnalia, links from Richard Fallon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Saturnalia-Episode-369/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Saturnalia, a small Late Triassic sauropodomorph that may have hunted small prey.Interview with Richard Fallon, a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the University of Birmingham, who studies the interactions and overlaps between literature and science. He’s also the author of the book, “Reimagining Dinosaurs in Late Victorian and Edwardian Literature” Follow him on Twitter @dr_r_fallonIn dinosaur news this week:A T. rex skeleton which was recently mounted in Upper Bavaria, Germany will be returning to the USLondon’s Natural History Museum dressed up their animatronic T. rex in a "Jurassic jumper"Jurassic World: The Exhibition is going to Denver, Colorado on March 4, 2022This episode is brought to you by our patrons. Their generous contributions make our podcast possible! We just released a sample chapter of an upcoming book for all of our patrons at the Tyrannosaurus level and up. Head to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep making the show.Tell us what you think about our show in our 2021 Year End Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey21 to leave us your feedback.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 23 2021
1 hr
New raptor & tyrannosaur findsAnother ankylosaur with battle wounds
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Anchisaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Anchisaurus-Episode-367/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Anchisaurus, a sauropodomorph whose bones were first thought to be human remains when they were found in 1818.In dinosaur news this week:We discuss the Dinosaur Systematics & Colbert Prize sessions from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meetingA new hadrosauriform, Brighstoneus, has been described from the Isle of Wight, UKThe Mary Anning Rocks campaign has submitted a planning application for a statue of Mary Anning and her dogThe Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, TX has a reconstructed AlamosaurusThe Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada has a new gallery of Earth history including dinosaursThis episode is brought to you by our patrons. Their generous contributions make our podcast possible! We just released a sample chapter of an upcoming book for all of our patrons at the Tyrannosaurus level and up. Head to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep making the show.Tell us what you think about our show in our 2021 Year End Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey21 to leave us your feedback.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 9 2021
1 hr 4 mins
T. rex skull strength, tooth arrangement, and running speedThe world's longest dinosaur
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Demandasaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Demandasaurus-Episode-365/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Demandasaurus, A European sauropod that was a close relative of Nigersaurus.In dinosaur news this week:We discuss the Non-Avian Theropod, Dinosaur Systematics, Permo-Triassic Ecosystems, & Preparators sessions from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meetingSauropods extremely rapid tooth replacement rates may have given them an advantage to eating certain plantsIn Huesca, Spain, 30 titanosaur eggs have been found in a two-ton rockIn Davinópolis, Brazil, paleontologists have found a “dinosaur cemetery”In Colorado, US, flooding earlier this year on the Comanche National Grassland covered dinosaur tracks in six inches of mudA recent letter written by four scientists suggests that returning Ubirajara is a "moral and legal imperative"When the Yale Peabody Museum reopens in early 2024, it will be free forever to visitorsThe streaming service Peacock is making a documentary on the rise and fall of Barney the dinosaurJurassic World: Camp Cretaceous season 4 comes out Dec 3, and there’s a new trailer outThis episode is brought to you by our patrons. Their generous contributions make our podcast possible! For a limited time if you join at our Spinosaurus tier you'll get a metal print of Sabrina's upcoming piece of artwork. Go to Patreon.com/iknowdino to sign up and help us keep creating I Know Dino every week.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 25 2021
1 hr 16 mins
Were Triassic dinosaurs special?
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Palaeoscincus, links from Sterling Nesbitt, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Palaeoscincus-Episode-364/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Palaeoscincus, the "ancient skink" that was named after a single tooth, but is now considered dubious.Interview with Sterling Nesbitt, an associate professor at Virginia Tech in the Department of Geosciences, a research associate/affiliate of a number of museums, who has over 100 publications focusing on the origin of dinosaurs and their early evolution.In dinosaur news this week:Hadrosaur beaks, Hesperornis, & Ichthyornis talks from the Avialan Evolution & Biology session at SVP 2021A recent paper has tips on staying safe while conducting field workA new list of resources has recommendations for LGBTQA+ paleontologists and studentsAnother list of resources has recommendations for taking care of your mental healthDippy is headed back to the Natural History Museum in London from Summer 2022 through December 2022The American Heritage Center in Wyoming has a digital replica of the Triceratops from the original King Kong movieThe Buffalo Museum of Science in New York will have the traveling exhibit Antarctic Dinosaurs starting in FebruaryFlint Hills Discovery Center in Kansas has the exhibit Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas until January 2ndThe Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, just received five Guinness World Records for their fossil collections (mostly dinosaurs)Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide is available now! Find the perfect gift for the dinosaur enthusiast in your life (or yourself). This year's guide features a dinosaur waffle maker, a Jeff Goldblum Pillow, a mug with a sauropod neck for a handle, and much more! Head to https://bit.ly/dinogifts21 to see the full list of 30+ gift ideas.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 19 2021
1 hr 23 mins
When did sauropod size peak?Herding sauropodomorphs in the Early Jurassic
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Amurosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Amurosaurus-Episode-362/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Amurosaurus, a lambeosaurine hadrosaur that lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now Russia.In dinosaur news this week:The new ceratopsian, Sierraceratops turneri, was named from New Mexico (after previously being called Torosaurus)Over 100 eggs and 80 skeletons of Mussaurus show that they may have lived in age segregated groupsA new dinosaur was found in Inner Mongolia"Big John" the Triceratops was auctioned for $7.74 million, about five times the estimated value.A newly restored Plateosaurus is on display at the Natural History Museum in ViennaThe Moab Museum in Utah has a new Apatosaurus femur on displayThe Science Museum of Minnesota has a new exhibit, Ultimate DinosaursThe Journey Museum and Learning Center in South Dakota has a new replica of Tinker the T. rex on displayThree dinosaur statues were stolen from Dinosaur Park and found damaged at a frat party at the University of Texas AustinJack Horner and paleoartist Fabio Pastori are selling a set of 100 NFTs to raise money for paleontological researchThe Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual conference is right around the corner. We'll be releasing premium content of some of the non-dinosaur stories for our patrons. Go to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep creating I Know Dino every week.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 4 2021
56 mins
The origins of dinosaur cryptozoology
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Fabrosaurus, links from Edward Guimont, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Fabrosaurus-Episode-361/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Fabrosaurus, a very early ornithischian dinosaur that lived in what is now Lesotho.Interview with Edward Guimont, an assistant professor of world history at Bristol Community College who has studied how dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals are connected through myths, legends, colonialism, and cryptozoology. Follow his work on twitter @edward_guimontIn dinosaur news this week:A new site in Patagonia, Argentina includes the brand new sauropod MenucocelsiorPops the ceratopsian in Weld County, Colorado might not be a Triceratops after allDickinson Museum Center’s Badlands Dinosaur Museum in North Dakota is getting a tyrannosaur skeletonThe North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum has updated its juvenile mummified Edmontosaurus specimenPodokesaurus is one step closer to becoming the state dinosaur of MassachusettsThe Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual conference is right around the corner. We'll be releasing premium content of some of the non-dinosaur stories for our patrons. Go to Patreon.com/iknowdino to get access and help us keep creating I Know Dino every week.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 28 2021
57 mins
The Welsh "chief dragon"The "butterfly hunter" troodontidTwo new spinosaurids from EuropeSauropod carrion and a new ankylosaur
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Denversaurus, links from Cameron Pahl, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Denversaurus-Episode-357/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Denversaurus, a nodosaurid ankylosaur found with over one hundred osteoderms.Interview with Cameron Pahl, software developer, Research Associate, and Lecturer with Portland State University and Oregon Health & Safety University. He authored the controversial Allosaurus as a scavenger paper, which is really more about how sauropod carrion affected the ecosystem.In dinosaur news this week:Titanosaur osteoderms might have been useful for defense after all, at least while they were youngA new ankylosaur, Spicomellus, was named from a spikey osteoderm fused directly to a rib—a first for any animalFour dinosaurs were excavated in Montana including what could be Anzu, Triceratops, a theropod, and a hadrosaurDinosauria Museum Prague in the Czech Republic is opening October 4Morrison’s Dinosaur Ridge in Colorado has a new mural of three dinosaursIn Missouri, St. Louis Science Center has a new traveling exhibit, called Tyrannosaurs: Meet the FamilyMary Anning’s statue in Dorset will be unveiled on May 21 next yearThis episode is brought to you by Indiana University Press. Dinosaur Tracks From Brazil: A Lost World of Gondwana by Giuseppe Leonardi and Ismar de Souza Carvalho, is out now. The book is the culmination of 40+ years of fieldwork, including over 200 drawings, paintings, and maps. It's available now at iupress.org use promo code save30 for 30% off your copy.Sign up for free as an I Know Dino Ambassador at refer.fm/iknowdino to get a mini-audiobook! Send your referral link to others who would enjoy our show and get rewards when they subscribe. Plus, whoever refers the most listeners in September will get a $20 Silver T. rex coin from the Canadian mint!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 30 2021
1 hr 15 mins
Gastonia, a social ankylosaur?
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Gastonia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Gastonia-Episode-356/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Gastonia, an ankylosaur found fossilized in groups, possibly indicating that ankylosaurs weren't as solitary as previously thought..In dinosaur news this week:A tyrannosauroid and a hadrosaur were found from the Late Cretaceous in what is now New JerseyRemains from ankylosaurs, titanosaurs, abelisauroids, and peirosaurids were found in Santa Cruz, ArgentinaA large ceratopsian skull was excavated from near the Redwillow River in Northern Alberta, CanadaThe natural history museum in Karlsruhe, Germany is planning to keep Ubirajara—and not return it to BrazilMassachusetts is one step closer to getting an official state dinosaur after the bill passed its first committeeThis episode is brought to you by Indiana University Press. Dinosaur Tracks From Brazil: A Lost World of Gondwana by Giuseppe Leonardi and Ismar de Souza Carvalho, is out now. The book is the culmination of 40+ years of fieldwork, including over 200 drawings, paintings, and maps. It's available now at iupress.org use promo code save30 for 30% off your copy.Sign up for free as an I Know Dino Ambassador at refer.fm/iknowdino to get a mini-audiobook! Send your referral link to others who would enjoy our show and get rewards when they subscribe. Plus, whoever refers the most listeners in September will get a $20 Silver T. rex coin from the Canadian mint!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 23 2021
54 mins
A new apex predator from Uzbekistan
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Arrhinoceratops, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Arrhinoceratops-Episode-355/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Arrhinoceratops, a ceratopsian which looks a lot like a miniature Torosaurus (or Triceratops).In dinosaur news this week:A new abelisaurid, Kurupi itaata, was named from Brazil—the first theropod named from Sao Paulo stateAn allosauroid from Uzbekistan, Ulughbegsaurus, was the apex predator over dromaeosaurids and the tyrannosaur TimurlengiaThree types of dinosaur footprints were recently found in the Thar desert of Rajasthan, IndiaDinny the dinosaur, the Brontosaurus statue at the Calgary Zoo, has been restoredTwo men in Massachusetts were arrested after being caught allegedly trying to steal dinosaur footprintsAnother fun list of dinosaur sites includes a sculpture garden in San Diego, CAMoon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is coming back as an animated series on Disney in February 2022This episode is brought to you by Indiana University Press. Dinosaur Tracks From Brazil: A Lost World of Gondwana by Giuseppe Leonardi and Ismar de Souza Carvalho, is out now. The book is the culmination of 40+ years of fieldwork, including over 200 drawings, paintings, and maps. It's available now at iupress.org use promo code save30 for 30% off your copy.Sign up for free as an I Know Dino Ambassador at refer.fm/iknowdino to get a mini-audiobook! Send your referral link to others who would enjoy our show and get rewards when they subscribe. Plus, whoever refers the most listeners in September will get a $20 Silver T. rex coin from the Canadian mint!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 16 2021
59 mins
Spinosaurus and Allosaurus debates continue
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Pisanosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Pisanosaurus-Episode-354/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Pisanosaurus, a small Triassic herbivore that is either an ornithischian or a non-dinosaur dinosauromorph.In dinosaur news this week:A great twitter thread by Brian Engh continues the discussion about how likely Allosaurus was to be a scavengerThe Spinosaurus swimming debate continues with a new paper about its possible aquatic adaptationsisotopes from titanosaur eggshells help show their nesting behaviorsThe world’s largest known Triceratops skeleton, “Big John” is going up for auction in France in OctoberThe Pacifico Yokohama convention center in Japan has a dinosaur display Called DinoScience: The Dinosaurs of LaramidiaWhirinaki Whare Taonga in New Zealand has the exhibit Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of SurvivalA Flintstones spinoff featuring Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm called Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs is coming to HBO Max on September 30Colin Trevorrow says that Jurassic World: Dominion will explore the question, “If dinosaurs lived amongst us, would you be safe?"The new game Jurassic World Evolution 2 will be released on November 9This episode is brought to you by Indiana University Press. Dinosaur Tracks From Brazil: A Lost World of Gondwana by Giuseppe Leonardi and Ismar de Souza Carvalho, is out now. The book is the culmination of 40+ years of fieldwork, including over 200 drawings, paintings, and maps. It's available now at iupress.org use promo code save30 for 30% off your copy.Sign up for free as an I Know Dino Ambassador at refer.fm/iknowdino to get a mini-audiobook! Send your referral link to others who would enjoy our show and get rewards when they subscribe. Plus, whoever refers the most listeners in September will get a $20 Silver T. rex coin from the Canadian mint!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 9 2021
1 hr 13 mins
Scavenging Allosaurus & Carnotaurus Skin
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Alwalkeria, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Alwalkeria-Episode-353/Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more.Dinosaur of the day Alwalkeria, a small, basal saurischian, from the Late Triassic of what is now India.In dinosaur news this week:T. rex had complex nerves in its jaw which may have given it a sensitive biteA new analysis of Carnotaurus skin found details of both "feature scales" and "basement scales" around its bodyA new paper describes Allosaurus as an "Apex Scavenger" rather than a predatorA Triceratops prorsus horn was recently donated to the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, CanadaThe Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey will have a "Dino Stroll" featuring animatronic dinosaursPhil Tippett is selling a segment of his 1984 short film Dinosaur! as a Non-Fungible Token (NFT)There’s going to be a VR Jurassic Snap game, assuming the kickstarter goes wellThis episode is brought to you by Indiana University Press. Dinosaur Tracks From Brazil: A Lost World of Gondwana by Giuseppe Leonardi and Ismar de Souza Carvalho, is out now. The book is the culmination of 40+ years of fieldwork, including over 200 drawings, paintings, and maps. It's available now at iupress.org use promo code save30 for 30% off your copy.Sign up for free as an I Know Dino Ambassador at refer.fm/iknowdino to get a mini-audiobook! Send your referral link to others who would enjoy our show and get rewards when they subscribe. Plus, whoever refers the most listeners in September will get a $20 Silver T. rex coin from the Canadian mint!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 1 2021
53 mins

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