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I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
I KNOW DINO, LLC

Did you know a new dinosaur is discovered almost every week? Keep up with the latest dinosaur discoveries and science with I Know... more

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Episodes

Two new dinos! And exploring dinosaurs through language

A new theropod dinosaur, Dornraptor, that wasn't named after Game of Thrones; A new sauropodomorph that was named after a... more

13 Jun 2024 · 59 minutes
How to Tell a Tyrannosauroid from a Ceratosaur and a Maniraptoran

We explore the differences between the key groups of theropods. Plus an amazing new Psittacosaurus find; The new Allosaurus type... more

06 Jun 2024 · 46 minutes
Three new dinosaurs including a new Carnotaurus rival

Koleken lived with Carnotaurus, but as far as we know it didn't have horns. Plus a new Masiakasaurus relative Kiyacursor... more

30 May 2024 · 37 minutes
Why Dinosaurs? Plus the first dinosaur bones from South America

Tony and James join to discuss the status of their dinosaur documentary. Tietasaura was named from the oldest dinosaur fossils... more

23 May 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Tarbosaurus with Phil Currie - remastered

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Tarbosaurus, links from Phil Currie, and our... more

16 May 2024 · 57 minutes
T. rex Intelligence and Kallie Moore from PBS Eons

Tyrannosaurus rex and other dinosaur brains didn't fill their whole skull. Plus Kallie Moore joins from the fantastic YouTube channel... more

09 May 2024 · 1 hour,
Dinosaur Brains and Early Dinosaur Evolution

How we can tell dinosaur brain size and shape from their skulls; Evidence from the brain of Thescelosaurus shows it... more

02 May 2024 · 53 minutes
Titanomachya: The downfall of the titan(osaur)s

a new titanosaur from central Patagonia that lived alongside Carnotaurus; "Jingia" is now Jingiella; Two new studies help show why... more

25 Apr 2024 · 53 minutes
A new stegosaur posing as an ankylosaur

Thyreosaurus was a stegosaur, but wore its armor like an ankylosaur; A new iguanodontian, Hesperonyx, was named from Portugal; and... more

17 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
South America Spectacular with Tito & Aline

A new titanosaur from Uruguay is the most complete ever found in the country; Northern Alaska had even more dinosaur... more

11 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Microraptor revisited and April Fowl's Day

We have so many Microraptor specimens we know the color of their feathers, how they molted, what they ate, and... more

03 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
A strong-tailed ornithopod and a strong-armed enantiornithine

Also, a nearly complete titanosaur was recently found! How long did it take for fossils in Australia to turn into... more

27 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
How Dinosaurs Got So Big

Sauropods were the longest, tallest, and heaviest animals to ever walk the Earth. What adaptations did they have to get... more

21 Mar 2024 · 58 minutes
New Species of Ankylosaur Was Likely Social While Young

New ankylosaur Datai yingliangis is already a contender for best ankylosaur of 2024; What's up with how ankylosaurs ate their... more

14 Mar 2024 · 53 minutes
A New Spinosaurid and a Spinosaurus Swimming Update

The latest spinosaurid, Riojavenatrix lacustris, was named from Spain; An update on the swimming Spinosaurus debate; And a new mamenchisaurid... more

07 Mar 2024 · 53 minutes
Hadrosaur holotypes and duck-billed diets

A new small African hadrosaur, Minqaria, was named; Mantellisaurus was redescribed and found to be a valid genus; Maiasaura had... more

28 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
The 200 Year History of Megalosaurus

Megalosaurus, the first ever named dinosaur, was named 200 years (and one day) ago! There have been over 50 species... more

21 Feb 2024 · 43 minutes
Tiny Theropods in a Tyrannosaur's Tummy

A new juvenile Gorgosaurus was found with oviraptorosaur legs preserved as gut contents; A brand new Stegosaur was named; Evidence... more

14 Feb 2024 · 44 minutes
A New Oviraptorosaur That Lived Alongside T. rex

Eoneophron, the "Pharaoh’s dawn chicken from Hell”, was described from the Hell Creek; The large carnivore Acrocanthosaurus roamed all over... more

08 Feb 2024 · 40 minutes
Two Enormous New Sauropods from Argentina!

“One of the largest sauropods ever recorded” and a contender for the largest rebbachisaurid were both found in Argentina. Plus... more

31 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Is Nanotyrannus back?

Lots of tyrannosaur news: Nanotyrannus debate continues (was it its own dinosaur or was it actually T. rex?), plus a... more

25 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
A new Tyrannosaurus species and The Science of Everything

T. mcraeensis was similar in size with T. rex but with some notable differences. James Fodor joins us from The... more

18 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Dino Trace Fossils Part 2: Bite Marks, burrows, scars, and more

Every stage in a dinosaur's life left behind trace fossils: claw marks from a parent excavating a burrow, eggshells left... more

10 Jan 2024 · 47 minutes
Dino Trace Fossils Part 1: Exploring Paleo-Footprints

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Talenkauen, and our fun fact check out... more

03 Jan 2024 · 58 minutes
Top 23 Dinosaur Discoveries of 2023

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Elopteryx, and our fun fact check out... more

27 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Dinosaurs on Trial

Episode 473: Dinosaurs on Trial. Is T. rex overrated? Is Stegosaurus guilty of killing Thag? Did Parasaurolophus disturb the peace?... more

20 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Oryctodromeus with Anthony Martin - remastered

For all of the details we shared about Oryctodromeus, the transcript of our interview with Dr. Anthony J. Martin, and... more

13 Dec 2023 · 37 minutes
Seven New Dinosaurs!

For links to every news story, all of the details we shared about Tawa, and our fun fact check out... more

06 Dec 2023 · 44 minutes
Life on Our Planet review and a new sleeping alvarezsaurid

Episode 470: Life on Our Planet review and a new sleeping alvarezsaurid. We discuss all the VFX dinosaurs from Netflix’s... more

29 Nov 2023 · 55 minutes
A mammoth episode

Episode 469: A mammoth episode. Mammoths are elephantids that ranged from some of the largest mammals ever to walk the... more

23 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
What to feed a dinosaur

Episode 468: What to feed a dinosaur. Ali Nabavizadeh, expert in dinosaur feeding biology, joins us to discuss which modern... more

16 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Early Dinosaur Entrepreneurs and Triceratops Horn Lengths

Episode 467: Early Dinosaur Entrepreneurs and Triceratops Horn Lengths. Mary Anning, Franz Nopcsa, and Roy Chapman Andrews were some of... more

08 Nov 2023 · 50 minutes
Behind the Scenes of Jurassic World and Dinosaurs in Film

Episode 466: Dinosaur movies: classics, consulting, and a new premiere. Steve Brusatte presented on consulting for Jurassic World: Dominion, Film... more

02 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Sauropodfest

Episode 465: Sauropodfest! 6 embryos and 3 adults from a new sauropodomorph; a new titanosauriform; and why sauropod necks are... more

26 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Dinosaur teeth!

Episode 464: Dinosaur teeth! Tyrannosaur teeth in Yellowstone, spinosaur teeth in Early Cretaceous England, and more. Plus Brian Engh joins... more

18 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Raptors and Alexander the Great

Episode 463: Raptors and Alexander the Great. A new large raptor, Utahraptor is much older than we thought, multiple connections... more

11 Oct 2023 · 55 minutes
What Dinosaurs Would You Put In a Zoo?

Episode 462: Designing a Paleozoo with Charles Nye. Plus a new hypsilophodontid from Dinosaur Isle, a new silesaur from Brazil,... more

05 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Four new dinosaurs including a new early bird-liked dino with very long legs

Episode 461: Four new theropods including abelisaurids and a deinocheirid! A pair of abelisaurids from the latest Cretaceous of Morocco,... more

27 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
Were dinosaurs smarter than mammals?

Episode 460: Were dinosaurs smarter than mammals? New research into early dinosaur social skills suggest they were (at least at... more

21 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Beyond Bones: Breathing, Tendons, and Lips

Episode 459: Beyond Bones: Breathing, Tendons, and Lips. New evidence of lips on T. rex, sauropod air sacs, blood vessels... more

13 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
Beyond Bones: Feathers

Episode 458: Beyond Bones: Feathers. Plus a mammal found fossilized on top of (and likely fighting) a Psittacosaurus For links to... more

07 Sep 2023 · 57 minutes
Beyond Bones: Dinosaur Soft Tissues

Episode 457: Beyond Bones: Dinosaur Soft Tissues. Dinosaur bones are some of the most famous fossils. But dinosaur skin, feathers,... more

01 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
The oldest diplodocoid and a new Egyptian titanosaur

Episode 456: The oldest diplodocoid and a new Egyptian titanosaur. Tharosaurus, a dicraeosaurid like Amargasaurus, is the oldest diplodocoid ever... more

23 Aug 2023 · 59 minutes
The Fastest Dinosaurs

Episode 455: The Fastest Dinosaurs. Plus two new dinosaurs: A new iguanodontian Oblitosaurus, the largest known ornithopod from the Late... more

17 Aug 2023 · 54 minutes
Tyrannosaurus with Pete Larson - remastered

Episode 454: Tyrannosaurus with Pete Larson — remastered. We went back and remastered our first ever episode of I Know... more

11 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Who destroyed the Central Park Dinosaurs?

Episode 453: Who destroyed the Central Park Dinosaurs? Boss Tweed has long been blamed for vandalizing New York City’s version... more

03 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
Bonus: When It Rained for 2 Million Years on Earth

We have a special bonus episode from Well…That’s Interesting. Jill discusses the Carnian Pluvial Event that helped get dinosaurs on... more

29 Jul 2023 · 23 minutes
A new dinosaur that links the past and future and a new relict dinosaur

Episode 452: Two new duckbills and a cabin made out of real dinosaur bones. Plus there’s a new megaraptorid coming... more

27 Jul 2023 · 45 minutes
A dinosaur with bladelike spikes and natural plywood armor

Episode 451: A dinosaur with bladelike spikes and natural plywood armor. A new ankylosaur, a new ornithopod, and Dr. Will... more

20 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Triceratops Celebration

Episode 450: Triceratops Celebration. The most famous ceratopsian of all time! It may have had horns reaching 5ft (1.5m) long... more

12 Jul 2023 · 57 minutes
How to survive the Mesozoic

Episode 449: How to survive a dinosaur encounter. Steve Brusatte joins to discuss a new book with tips on how... more

06 Jul 2023 · 55 minutes
The Dinosauroid (the human-troodontid hybrid)

Episode 448: The Dinosauroid (the human-troodontid hybrid). Troodon was a brooder, a neuroscientist’s take on if dinosaurs could become as... more

28 Jun 2023 · 55 minutes
Dinosaurs in North America: Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2

Episode 447: Dinosaurs in North America: Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2. 80 ton Alamosaurus, Tyrannosaurus losing to Quetzalcoatlus, and sauropods being... more

22 Jun 2023 · 56 minutes
Dinosaur-era Oceans and Darren Naish from Prehistoric Planet 2

Episode 446: Dinosaur-era Oceans and Darren Naish from Prehistoric Planet 2. Darren answers our biggest questions like why Dreadnoughtus had... more

14 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Dinosaurs in Swamps: Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2

Episode 445: Dinosaurs in Swamps: Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2. Pachycephalosaurus head-butting, Austroraptor fishing, T. rex stalking prey at night, and... more

08 Jun 2023 · 57 minutes
Dinosaurs in the Badlands: Featuring 2 Producers from Prehistoric Planet 2

Episode 444: Dinosaurs in the Badlands: Featuring 2 Producers from Prehistoric Planet 2. Volcanoes, deserts, and other inhospitable places that... more

01 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Dinosaurs on Islands: Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2

Episode 443: Dinosaurs on Islands. Featuring Prehistoric Planet 2. What caused sea level to rise in the Cretaceous and turned... more

25 May 2023 · 52 minutes
The Sounds of the Dinosaurs of Prehistoric Planet

Episode 442: Dinosaur instruments in Prehistoric Planet. Anže Rozman and Kara Talve, join from Bleeding Fingers Music. They along with... more

18 May 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Ankylosaurs in Antarctica and sauropods in Australia

Episode 441: Ankylosaurs in Antarctica and sauropods in Australia. Plus Brian Curtice joins us to talk about his work on... more

10 May 2023 · 59 minutes
A rare fossil sheds light on dinosaur sounds, plus dinosaur bite marks on the face

Episode 440: Fossilized ankylosaur larynx, sinus infections, and facial bite marks. Plus Trinity the T. rex was auctioned, a brief... more

04 May 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
A new huge titanosaur, Amargasaurus sails, and Hans Sues

Episode 439: A new huge titanosaur, Amargasaurus sails, and Hans Sues. A new giant colossosaurian titanosaur, Chucarosaurus, was described from... more

26 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
What Triassic dinosaurs ate

Episode 438: What Triassic dinosaurs ate. Plus a new Torosaurus specimen, a new spinosaurid find that includes arms, and we... more

20 Apr 2023 · 49 minutes
The first long-necked dinosaur

Episode 437: The first long-necked dinosaur. Even before Macrocollum and Plateosaurus there was another sauropodomorph that already had a long... more

12 Apr 2023 · 57 minutes
How dinosaurs became birds update

Episode 436: How dinosaurs became birds update. Plus dinosaurs of the day Ornithomimus For links to every news story, all of... more

05 Apr 2023 · 49 minutes
Spinosaur brains, Tyrannosaurus species update, and paleo advancements

Episode 435: Spinosaur brains, Tyrannosaurus species update, and paleo advancements. Gregory S. Paul joins us to discuss his work including... more

30 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Therizinosaurus had weak claws

Episode 434: Therizinosaurus had weak claws. Did Therizinosaurus have claws that were too large to be useful? Did Alvarezsaurus have... more

23 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Tolkien's interest in dinosaurs and how it shaped his writing

Episode 433: Tolkien’s interest in dinosaurs and how it shaped his writing. Professor John Holmes—who recently re-enacted Tolkien’s 1938 dinosaur... more

15 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Microraptor's hawk feet and Allosaurus scavenging

Episode 432: Microraptor’s hawk feet and Allosaurus scavenging. Some dinosaurs had spikes on the bottom of their feet, while others... more

08 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Was T. rex as smart as a baboon?

Episode 431: Was T. rex as smart as a baboon? Plus Evan Johnson-Ransom and Julius Csotonyi join us to discuss... more

02 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Whiskers or eyelashes on dinosaurs?

Episode 430: Whiskers or eyelashes on dinosaurs? Plus a dinosaur connection challenge with Pokemon For links to every news story, all... more

23 Feb 2023 · 57 minutes
I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast
Tolkien's interest in dinosaurs and how it shaped his writing
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Episode 433: Tolkien’s interest in dinosaurs and how it shaped his writing. Professor John Holmes—who recently re-enacted Tolkien’s 1938 dinosaur presentation in... more