On the FOSSIL Record

Special Episode: The new dinosaur Hesperornithoides

July 10, 2019

In this special breaking news episode, palaeontologists Jason Sherburn and Dean Lomax discuss the new theropod dinosaur Hesperornithoides miessleri, aka the Lori specimen, and Dean's involvement in the studyHesperornithoides is closely related to dinosaurs like Troodon and Velociraptor and has some interesting implications for the evolution of bird-flight. 

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Image credit: Levi Shinkle, Wyoming Dinosaur Center.