I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Garret and Sabrina
New dinosaurs are discovered all the time. Have fun and relax with hosts Garret and Sabrina each week as they explore the latest dinosaur news, chat with paleontology experts, dive deep into a “dinosaur of the day,” go down Oryctodromeus burrows with their fun facts, answer your burning questions, and connect dinosaurs to topics ranging from chocolate to the Titanic and more! Educational and entertaining, I Know Dino is a must listen dinosaur podcast for experts and newcomers alike.Dinosaurs have been found on every continent of planet earth: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America, in places like the Badlands in Black Hills, the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Haddonfield, New Jersey, Munich, Germany, Hateg Island and more. Dinosaurs lived in the north and south hemisphere, in forests, swamps, and more habitats.The podcast talks about types of dinosaurs that lived in the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous—all of the Mesozoic. Different kinds of dinosaurs covered include Allosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Apatosaurus, Archaeopteryx, Baryonyx, Brachiosaurus, Brontosaurus, Diplodocus, Dilophosaurus, Giganotosaurus, Oviraptor, Parasaurolophus, Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Therizinosaurus, Triceratops, Troodon, Tyrannosaurus (sometimes known as t-rex), Utahraptor, Velociraptor, and many raptors.Past interviewees include Brian Engh, Bolorsetseg Minjin, Darren Naish, Dustin Growick, Glen McIntosh, Gregory Paul, Hans Sues, Jack Horner, Jim Kirkland, Jingmai O-Connor, Matt Lamanna, Michael Benton, Mike Gunton, Nizar Ibrahim, Phil Currie, Phil Tippett, Riley Black, Steve Brusatte, Tim Walker, Thomas Carr, Tom Holtz, and Victoria Arbour.Topics covered include paleontology (paleo), natural history, history (and prehistory), geology, art, mathematics, geography, earth sciences, life science, zoology, evolution, and culture.Past dino episodes have dealt with dinosaur armor, big dinosaurs, small dinosaurs, bones, cannibalism, cartilage, carnivorous animals and predators, herbivorous animals and prey, claw, crest, courtship, dueling, facial features, feathers, being flightless, gliding, natural disasters (like with a volcano and lava, which forms igneous rock, and tsunami), natural science, opals, sail, sedimentary layers, skeletons, skulls, smell, species, spikes, termites, mating, microscopes, the last days of the dinos (and how the asteroid impact crater made them go extinct). Also, the atmosphere, bacterial infections, a cabin made of fossils, calcium, charcoal, comets, dinosaur hunter, and common misconceptions.Past episodes about dinosaurs in the media include topics like how accurate the dinosaurs are, computer animation, Arlo from The Good Dinosaur, science fiction movies, Rexy, Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, King Kong, Gertie, Victorian sculptures like Crystal Palace, dinosaur animatronics, dinosaur game, dinosaur world, and Prehistoric Planet.Famous people in history covered in the podcast include Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Charles Knight, Charles Marsh, Edward Cope, Franz Nopsca, J. R. R. Tolkien, Richard Owen (who coined the term Dinosauria), Roy Chapman Andrews (who indirectly inspired Indiana Jones), and Thomas Jefferson.Museum of science covered include the American Museum of Natural History, Yale Peabody Museum, Royal Tyrrell, Field Museum, and more, as well as state parks.Additional past topics include different animals of the animal kingdom like the armadillo, sloth, crocodile, birds (like hummingbirds, the kiwi, ostrich, wild turkey, the dodo bird, and vulture), turtles, marine mammals like Mosasaurus, pterosaurs like Pteranodon, and other prehistoric reptiles.
The 200 Year History of Megalosaurus
Megalosaurus, the first ever named dinosaur, was named 200 years (and one day) ago! There have been over 50 species of Megalosaurus named, but now there is just one left. For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Megalosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Megalosaurus_revisited-Episode-482/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Megalosaurus, the first dinosaur ever named and the first dinosaur fossil ever scientifically described. In dinosaur news this week:Dinosaurs can be ambassadors for humanity as shown by a new play called "The Colour of Dinosaurs" Tell us what you think about our show in our 2024 Annual Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey24 to help shape the future of I Know Dino! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 21
43 min
Tiny Theropods in a Tyrannosaur's Tummy
A new juvenile Gorgosaurus was found with oviraptorosaur legs preserved as gut contents; A brand new Stegosaur was named; Evidence of Albertosaurus cannibalism; And some troodontids may have been herbivores For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Urbacodon, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Urbacodon-Episode-481/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Urbacodon, one of the few troodontids without serrated teeth. In dinosaur news this week:New stegosaur Yanbeilong ultimusA new juvenile Gorgosaurus with gut contents! Preserves the best set of Citipes legs found to dateAlbertosaurus may have been a cannibalTroodontids may have been more herbivorous than we thought  Tell us what you think about our show in our 2024 Annual Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey24 to help shape the future of I Know Dino! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 14
44 min
A New Oviraptorosaur That Lived Alongside T. rex
Eoneophron, the "Pharaoh’s dawn chicken from Hell”, was described from the Hell Creek; The large carnivore Acrocanthosaurus roamed all over what’s now the U.S.; and an update on the Yale Peabody Museum's renovations For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Chaoyangsaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Chaoyangsaurus-Episode-480/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Chaoyangsaurus, a small ceratopsian whose whole body was only about the size of a single Triceratops horn. In dinosaur news this week:A new oviraptorosaur, Eoneophron, the "Pharaoh’s dawn chicken from Hell.” is a close relative to Anzu the "chicken from Hell"Acrocanthosaurus has definitively been found in Maryland, U.S. (Arundel Formation)The Yale Peabody Museum is reopening this spring  Tell us what you think about our show in our 2024 Annual Survey! We want our show to be as enjoyable as possible, and your input will help us improve. Head to bit.ly/ikdsurvey24 to help shape the future of I Know Dino! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 7
40 min
Two Enormous New Sauropods from Argentina!
“One of the largest sauropods ever recorded” and a contender for the largest rebbachisaurid were both found in Argentina. Plus a new titanosaur from China. And Cary Woodruff joins to discuss his recent finds and plans for a new permanent dinosaur exhibit in Miami, Florida For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Hungarosaurus, links from Cary Woodruff, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Hungarosaurus-Episode-479/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Hungarosaurus, . Interview with Cary Woodruff. Cary is the Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida. Follow him on twitter @DoubleBeam and check out his papers on Research Gate. In dinosaur news this week:A new rebbachisaurid sauropod, Sidersaura marae, had star shaped bones in its tail and lived alongside ArgentinosaurusA new titanosaur named Gandititan cavocaudatus was found with a skull and 6 articulated neck vertebraeA new enormous titanosaur, Bustingorrytitan shiva, is estimated to have weighed over 70 tons  This episode is brought to you by our patrons. Their generous contributions make our podcast possible! You can join our community, help us keep the show going, and get hundreds of hours of premium content, for $9/month as an annual member. Go to Patreon.com/join/iknowdino for details and to sign up. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 31
1 hr 2 min
Is Nanotyrannus back?
Lots of tyrannosaur news: Nanotyrannus debate continues (was it its own dinosaur or was it actually T. rex?), plus a new debate about the evolution of another ferocious tyrannosaur, Daspletosaurus. And a fun fact about a baby T. rex you've probably never heard of. For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Bistahieversor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Bistahieversor-Episode-478/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Bistahieversor, a large, powerful, tyrannosaur that lived almost 10 million years before T. rex in what is now New Mexico. In dinosaur news this week:A new paper considers Nanotyrannus to be a valid genus (separate from Tyrannosaurus)Daspletosaurus may not have evolved via anagenesisThe Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has a new Allosaurus with skin impressions, belly ribs, and evidence of injuriesTrinity the T. rex will be on display at the Aathal Dinosaur Museum in Zurich, Switzerland for most of 2024The Royal Mint has three new dinosaur coins  Last chance to get an exclusive Parasaurolophus patch! Join our patreon at the Triceratops tier or above by the January 31, 2024 to get yours. If we reach 300 patrons we'll also send everyone at the Triceratops level and up a Styracosaurus patch! patreon.com/iknowdino See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 24
1 hr 2 min
A new Tyrannosaurus species and The Science of Everything
T. mcraeensis was similar in size with T. rex but with some notable differences. James Fodor joins us from The Science of Everything Podcast to discuss dinosaurs in popular culture and many fun dinosaur related thought experiments. For links to every news story, including links and photos of Tyrannosaurus mcraeensis, links from James Fodor, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Tyrannosaurus_mcraensis-Episode-477/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Interview with James Fodor, from The Science of Everything Podcast where he discusses a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields about the world around us. In dinosaur news this week:A new species of Tyrannosaurus, T. mcraeensis, was described based on an impressive jaw and other bones found in New MexicoNick Longrich's blog post on Tyrannosaurs mcraeensis explains some background on the new species  Join our patreon at the Triceratops tier or above by the January 31, 2024 to get an exclusive Parasaurolophus patch. If we reach 300 patrons we'll send everyone at the Triceratops level and up a Styracosaurus patch too! patreon.com/iknowdino See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 18
1 hr 9 min
Dino Trace Fossils Part 2: Bite Marks, burrows, scars, and more
Every stage in a dinosaur's life left behind trace fossils: claw marks from a parent excavating a burrow, eggshells left by hatchlings, fossilized digested food, battle scars, and ultimately, tooth marks left by predators or scavengers. For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Bihariosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Bihariosaurus-Episode-476/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Bihariosaurus, a small iguanodontian that lived in the Early Cretaceous in what is now Romania. Some of the ichnology topics we cover this week:Dinosaur bones with punctures, grooves, and scrapes help to identify their predators (or scavengers)Eggs show evidence of communal nesting and the mother's body temperatureA filled-in burrow preserved the dinosaur that was sleeping insideFossilized regurgitate, gut contents, and feces all tell us about what dinosaurs ate Join our patreon at the Triceratops tier or above by the January 31, 2024 to get an exclusive Parasaurolophus patch. If we reach 300 patrons we'll also send everyone at the Triceratops level and up a Styracosaurus patch! patreon.com/iknowdino See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 10
47 min
Dino Trace Fossils Part 1: Exploring Paleo-Footprints
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Talenkauen, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Talenkauen-Episode-475/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Talenkauen, a small iguanodontian with slender arms. For millennia, trace fossils have captivated the human imagination. Australian Aboriginal mythology includes dinosaur tracks. Leonardo da Vinci made major contributions to early ichnology. Today we still find new trace fossils hiding in plain sight. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 3
58 min
Top 23 Dinosaur Discoveries of 2023
For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Elopteryx, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Elopteryx-Episode-474/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for dinosaur requests, bonus content, ad-free episodes, and more. Dinosaur of the day Elopteryx, a bird like troodontid from what is now Romania (Hateg island) whose name means "marsh wing". Our top 23 segments of 2023 (with a bonus):Best hadrosauroid: GonkokenCutest new dinosaur: MinimocursorBest sauropod tail: RuixiniaBest sauropod neck: InawentuMost forgotten dinosaur: OblitosaurusMost forgotten sauropod: IgaiBest new ankylosaur: PatagopeltaBiggest impact from a small fragment: AmanasaurusBest new ceratopsid: FurcatoceratopsBest new ornithomimosaur: TyrannomimusBest basal sauropodomorph: QianlongBest alvarezsaurid: JaculinykusGarret's most popular dinosaur connection: TitanicSabrina's most popular dinosaur connection: Alexander the GreatMost shared interview: John Holmes on Tolkien's presentation On DragonsMost impressive (and controversial) fossil: Repenomamus interlocked with PsittacosaurusBest paleopathology: Nodules in an ankylosaur nasal passagePaleopathology runner up: Ornithomimosaur with blunt force trauma to its footPaleopathology runner up: T. rex biting through Triceratops frillBest ankylosaur paper: Zuul fighting each otherDinosaur egg hiding in plain sight: Agate in LondonBiggest disappointment: Therizinosaur clawsBest mohawk study: Amargasaurus neck spinesBiggest change to a popular dinosaur: Utahraptor's age See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 27, 2023
1 hr 3 min
Dinosaurs on Trial
Episode 473: Dinosaurs on Trial. Is T. rex overrated? Is Stegosaurus guilty of killing Thag? Did Parasaurolophus disturb the peace? Is Utahraptor too big for a raptor? We put these dinosaurs on trial to determine their fates. Plus answers to many other questions. For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Caenagnathasia, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Caenagnathasia-Episode-473/ Join us at www.patreon.com/iknowdino for many more dinosaurs on trial and a lot more questions answered, plus over 100 other pieces of bonus content. Dinosaur of the day Caenagnathasia, an oviraptorosaur that lived in the Late Cretaceous in what is now Uzbekistan. This week we're trying out a new segment where we put the most popular dinosaurs on trail. We're also answering questions submitted by listeners.   Our 2023 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 LEGO Therizinosaurus, real dinosaur teeth, a brand new dinosaur encyclopedia, board games, decorations, jewelry, and more! Head to iknowdino.com/the-ultimate-dinosaur-holiday-gift-guide/ to see the full list of gift ideas. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 20, 2023
1 hr 12 min
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