Episode 131: Dinosaurs


Where are your feathers, T-Rex? Image courtesy of Flickr user InfoMofo.

Today's show is a blast from the past—the way, way past—as we take a look at a childhood favorite: dinosaurs. It seems, however, that a lot of what is known about these creatures has changed since we were kids. First, we share how new fossil discoveries have fortified the link between birds and dinosaurs. Next, producer Lindsay Patterson follows a scientist who is reclassifying dinosaur families.

Show Clock

0:00 Opening Credits
0:33 Introduction
1:36 Dinosaur Feathers
4:26 Dinosaur Sinking
11:04 Closing Credits


Special thanks to Andrew Mangravite and Jennifer Dionisio for researching today's show. 

Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from Music Alley. This includes "Jungle Disease," by The Joneses, "Jungle Witch," by Clouseaux, "Jungle Seizure," by Make-Overs, "I'm a DINOSAURus," by Former Fat Boys, and "I am a Paleontologist," by TMBG.

Image courtesy of Flickr user InfoMofo.

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