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episode 247: A new dinosaur found in amber and a tyrannosaur footprint in China


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
To get access to lots of patron only content check out https://www.patreon.com/iknowdino 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/


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 2019-08-21  38m