Dinosaur of the day Leptoceratops, A small late cretaceous ceratopsian that may have switched between a two and four-legged stance.
Interview with Matthew Mossbrucker, the director and chief curator at the Morrison Natural History Museum in Colorado where he studies the type section of the Morrison Formation. He's also on the board of the Paleon Museum where he leads digs with the public. Check out his work at the Morrison's Facebook page.
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In dinosaur news this week:
- A new Megarptorid was found in Australia, it looks a lot like Australovenator, but it might be too old
- Another Alaskan tracksite, the Chignik Formation, recovers a huge number of hadrosaurids at the beach
- A new study looked at Tristan the T.rex’s tooth replacement and found an alternating replacement pattern
- Three baby Protoceratops at Southern Illinois Laboratory have been given new nicknames
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For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Leptoceratops, links from Matthew Mossbrucker, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Leptoceratops-Episode-260/