I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast

The big dinosaur podcast. News, interviews, and discussions about dinosaurs.



episode 286: The new ceratopsian with a rockstar frill

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Coronosaurus, and our fun fact check out https://iknowdino.com/Coronosaurus-Episode-286/

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

Dinosaur of the day Coronosaurus, a centrosaurine ceratopsian from Alberta, Canada.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • Stellasaurus ancellae was named for its star-like frill and after the song ‘Starman' by David Bowie
  • New seafloor samples show that cretaceous Antarctica was a freshwater swamp
  • Scientists in Argentina have announced fossils of a "Megaraptor"
  • Dinosaur National Monument is partially reopened, but the Quarry Exhibit Hall and other areas remain closed
  • a theater in Nebraska had an online viewing called Dinosaur Vacation
  • In Ferndale, Michigan, there’s a T. rex Walking club
  • A dad built an epic 48-foot Apatosaurus jungle gym in his backyard for his kids

This episode is brought to you by Columbia University Press. Their book The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks: Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them by Donald Prothero is now available in paperback at bit.ly/earthin25rocks use promo code CUP30 to get 30% off the purchase price.


 2020-05-20  32m