The dinosaur with the longest name


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Dinosaur of the day Micropachycephalosaurus, a small ceratopsian that was originally thought to be a relative of the dome-headed Pachycephalosaurus.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A new saurolophine hadrosaur named Ornatops was described from New Mexico
  • shared some tips on how to hunt for fossils responsibly
  • The Virginia Museum of Natural History and the University of Lynchburg are planning a dinosaur dig with (paying) volunteers
  • The Museum of Earth in Ithaca, New York has a new exhibit, Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology
  • A new short film called Sea Dragon chronicles Mary Anning's first ichthyosaur discovery
  • Stone Zoo in Massachusetts has an animatronic dinosaur exhibit until September 2021
  • A recycled metal dinosaur named T-Bone is on display in Georgian woman's front yard
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia includes a lot of details about dinosaur bonebeds, museums, and paleontologists
  • Fortnite now has raptors roaming the map
  • An anime series called Dinosaur Biyori, about three dinosaurs who live in an apartment together, is coming out this April
  • There might soon be a new world record for the largest gathering of people in dinosaur costumes

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