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A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

Written by: Ellie Sans, Clare Chadburn
Narrated by: Professor Ben Garrod
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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We're living through a golden age of paleontological research that, in the last couple of decades, has radically changed our understanding of dinosaurs. Through candid interviews with the world’s top paleontologists, Professor Ben Garrod reveals new dinosaur facts from cutting edge research into the greatest animals ever to walk the planet.

When we're young, we all have a favourite dinosaur but, as time passes, other aspects of life get in the way. This is ultimate guide for grown-ups who have lost touch with their favourite childhood dinosaurs.

From the earliest cat-sized dinosaurs to enormous, feathered dinosaurs, there have been many significant discoveries in only the last 30 years. Every day we are learning more about the way the dinosaurs behaved and ultimately what happened to them at the very end.

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My favourite dinosaur is a chicken!!!

This podcast was amazing.
I’ve always had crazy dinosaur love.. and I think this just skyrocketed that love a million times more.
The research was spectacular. Great job!
And the narration made me feel greatly at ease and calm. 🦕💨

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Amazing!

Love this podcast! The explanations are so clear and easy to comprehend. My nerdy heart loves every minute!

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A short overview

This six installment presents a succinct overview of what is known about dinosaurs. If one has had some interest in these prehistoric beasts, this program will be basic, but interesting. If interested to dig deeper, may I suggest The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte.

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fun and interesting facts

great content. should be presented functionally as chapters, and called episodes for continuity and hands free.

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My 9 year old daughter loves this!

My daughter is fascinated by dinosaurs. I got this so that we could listen to it together in the car on the way to school and other drives to keep us entertained. She is loving it, and learning! And so am I!

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Short on detail but interesting

This is a good quick read to fill in a few details about dinosaurs. A start for anyone who wants to learn more.

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highly recommend

If you're ever so slightly intrigued by dinosaurs - you will love it!
Really interesting and fun to listen to.
As a side note-the narrators voice was calming (reminds of David Attenborough).
I wish there were more episodes!

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very informative!

loved the way it was presented. great information. I recommend it to anyone who's curious about dinosaurs.

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Wish I was a scientist

What a fun and informative series!

I loved dinosaurs as a kid and it was so great to rediscover them.

I have trivia now for my nieces and nephews!

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Captivating and fun

Being of the generation that grew up watching jurassic park, it was amazing to listen to a more in-depth view of dinosaurs and other ancient animals.