Here’s what came out in this week’s dinosaur news:
- Researchers analyzed a rare baby (newly hatched) bird that lived in the Cretaceous and found many features that are in modern birds, which can help scientists study more evolutionary characteristics
- Scientists found that Archaeopteryx was capable of flying
- Scientists found that the “little Iguanodon” from the Bernissart bonebed is a separate genus
- Phil Currie will be giving a talk on Saurornitholestes at Red Deer College in Alberta, Canada, on March 29
- The Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa, Arizona is hosting a Dino Egg hunt on March 30 and a Beer ‘N’ Bones event on April 13
- The Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park, Kansas, has a new traveling exhibit, called Modern Dinosaurs?
- Hillsdale College’s Daniel M. Fisk Museum of History in Michigan has a new Triceratops on display, called Donna
- The Natural History Museum in London is launching a new VR experience this spring, called Hold the World, where you can have Sir David Attenborough as your tour guide
- A new dinosaur park in Portugal, Dino Parque Lourinha, opened last month and already had 20,000 visitors
- The Bayville sauropod dinosaur in New Jersey will soon be restored
- A couple in Washington state has a Deinonychus on their front porch
- In Singapore, Dino, an inflatable pink dinosaur, is popping up at national monuments from now until April 22 as part of an effort by National Heritage Board to raise awareness of the monuments
- Stuck in the 90’s podcast is doing a 90’s dinosaur march madness
Check out these stories, our fun fact, and dinosaur of the day Kosmoceratops in episode 173 of the I Know Dino Podcast!
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