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.