Sauropods and pterosaurs in the Outback


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Dinosaur of the day Magyarosaurus, an armored dwarf sauropod from a Cretaceous European island.

Interview with Philip Mannion, Steve Poropat, and Adele Pentland. Paleontologists at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum in Winton, Queensland. We discussed the new sauropods literally coming up out of the ground in the Outback as well as a brand new pterosaur, Ferrodraco.

Here is the video of our visit to the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new small ceratopsian was named Ferrisaurus from northern British Columbia, Canada
  • A new study shows just how fast dinosaurs could replace their teeth
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History has a new exhibit called Ultimate Dinosaurs
  • The Natural History Museum in Los Angeles is having an Antarctic Dinosaurs Family Day

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