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episode 287: A new polar ceratosaur from Australia

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Dinosaur of the day Callovosaurus, a dryosaurid which is featured in some editions of Jurassic Park (the first book).

Interview with Dr. Steve Poropat from Swinburn University & Research associate at Australian Age of Dinosaurs and Adele Pentland PhD candidate at Swinburn University & Research associate at Australian Age of Dinosaurs

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A fetal Lufengosaurus shows us where Diplodocus probably got its teeth
  • The Montana Supreme Court has confirmed that the Dueling Dinosaurs are not included in generic "mineral rights"
  • The Jurassic Coast has new rules for fossil collectors
  • Mary Anning’s biopic, “Ammonite” starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan has been delayed
  • Dinosaur Discover Site at Johnson Farm reopened recently but with limited hours
  • An international student allegedly broke unto the Australian Museum in Sydney and took selfies next to the dinosaur exhibits
  • The Crystal Palace Megalosaurus has been damaged, you can donate to help pay for repairs

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 2020-05-27  52m