Dinosaur of the day Patagonykus, The "Patagonian claw" alvarezsaur from the Cretaceous.
Interview with Annalisa Berta, a paleontologist and professor emerita at San Diego State University. She’s also the co-author, along with Dr. Susan Turner, of the upcoming book Women in Vertebrate Paleontology, which is a history of women bone hunters beginning in the late 1700s.
In dinosaur news this week:
- Elektorornis chenguangi was named based on its fuzzy foot, which was found in amber
- Elektorornis may have used its toe fuzz like birds use their facial bristles today
- A team of paleontologists found the first ever Tyrannosauripus footprint in China
- The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum is offering a dinosaur dig program for adults and kids in Malta, Montana
- Leeds city centre, in the UK, has five animatronic dinosaurs for the next few weeks
- In Fortnite Season X, there are weekly missions, including finding dinosaurs
- The new anime series “Jurassic!” will combine a modern world and prehistoric animals
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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Patagonykus, links from Annalisa Berta, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Patagonykus-Episode-247/