I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Qantassaurus - Episode 213
Dec 26, 2018 · 1 hr 1 min
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Dinosaur of the day Qantassaurus, a small, quick, bipedal herbivore from Australia.

Interview with Dustin Growick, the Senior Creative Consultant at Museum Hack at AMNH. He also hosts Caveat's VERSUS in NYC and the popular YouTube channel The Dinosaur Show. Follow him on Instagram @dinosaurwhisperer

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new titanosaur from Argentina was named Baalsaurus
  • Two new pterosaurs were found with fossilized feathers—making a shared feathery ancestor between dinosaurs and pterosaurs slightly more likely
  • A new dinosaur trackway from East Sussex, England preserves at least 7 species among 85 tracks
  • Embryonic research of birds explains where two missing bones went as dinosaurs evolved into birds
  • New details on the first two dinosaur fossils found in Oregon
  • BBC explains hw a shepherd in South Africa found a massive dinosaur bonebed
  • Canadian Museum of Nature is preparing a large Triceratops skull
  • A Smithsonian article discusses the complexities of the dinosaur extinction
  • Mike Taylor and Matt Wedel from SV-Pow are writing a paper on Github
  • Ulsan, South Korea has a new Dinosaur Footprint Park
  • Das Praehistorium in Germany has a “Moby Dick” like Megalodon experience and dinosaur sculptures
  • The BoJack Horseman writer Jonny Sun posted a really unfortunate dinosaur toy that he won
  • Jurassic Park has now been added to the National Film Registry
  • The game Jurassic World Evolution has a new update, with three new dinosaurs you can have in your park
  • Jurassic World 3 will feature dinosaurs as more of an invasive species than Godzilla-like city-destroyers

This episode is brought to you in part by TRX Dinosaurs, which makes beautiful and realistic dinosaur sculptures, puppets, and animatronics. You can see some amazing examples and works in progress on Instagram @trxdinosaurs

And by Indiana University Press. Their Life of the Past series is lavishly illustrated and meticulously documented to showcase the latest findings and most compelling interpretations in the ever-changing field of paleontology. Find their books at iupress.indiana.edu

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Qantassaurus, more links from Dustin Growick, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Qantassaurus-Episode-213/

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