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Episode Info:

Dinosaur of the day Yangchuanosaurus, an Allosaurus-sized carnivore from the Jurassic of Sichuan, China.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • A New Ceratopsid Dinosaur, Crittendenceratops, was discovered in Arizona
  • A new Chinese titanosauriform, Liaoningotitan, was fortunately named the same as mounts that have already gone on display
  • Amphicoelias fragillimus was renamed Maraapunisaurus fragillimus after a reanalysis showed it wasn’t nearly as large as previously thought
  • A doctor in Texas got to keep his Tarbosaurus skull after a judge found that the US government took too long to file forfeiture paperwork
  • Two Medicine Dinosaur Center, in Bynum Montana, is building a Amphicoelias (now Maraapunisaurus) measuring 136ft long
  • The Natural History Museum of LA is getting the traveling exhibition Antarctic Dinosaurs on April 3

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