I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Achillobator - Episode 197
Sep 5, 2018 · 37 min
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Dinosaur of the day Achillobator, a larger dromaeosaur from cretaceous Mongolia.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Two new alverezsauroids were found in China, filling the largest gap in theropod evolution
  • Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular has gone on tour in Europe, with some of the most impressive dinosaur animatronics ever made
  • Expedition: Dinosaur, will be at Grand Rapids Public Museum starting October 14. There will be life sized animatronic dinosaurs, and visitors will be able to control some of them
  • Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History got a $160 million donation from Edward P. Bass, a billionaire and philanthropist who graduated from Yale in 1967
  • Congrats to Drumheller’s World’s Largest Dinosaur Structure which reached two million visitors
  • In Sibay, Russia,a welder caught a T. rex on fire at an amusement park
  • A couple got engaged on the Jurassic Park ride at Universal Studios Hollywood after riding it 62 times, breaking the park record
  • A fiberglass T. rex head is for sale on Okaloosa Island, in Florida
  • Parkasaurus, a sim where you can build your own dinosaur park, is opening up early access on Steam September 25

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

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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Achillobator, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Achillobator-Episode-197/

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