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Did Dinosaurs Burp?


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We know you’re wondering: did dinosaurs burp? 🦖 Tune into our Season 9 premiere to find out the answer to this stinky question. We’ll hear about dino “bottom burps” 💨 from paleontologist Jessica Whiteside and their influence on global warming from Dave Wilkinson, who studied the methane powers of dinos. You won’t want to miss this! 🦕


Learn more about Dave's study of the past in our bonus interview episode, available on Patreon!


Episode art for "Did Dinosaurs Burp?" Dinosaur is burping

MEET OUR FEATURED SCIENTISTS

JESSICA WHITESIDE

Photo of Jessica Whiteside digging in the dirt.

Jessica Whiteside is a professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at San Diego State University. Along with dino burps, she researches climate change and extinction events of Earth's history.


If you want to hear more from Jessica, check out The Rise of the Dinosaurs!


DAVID WILKINSON

Photo of David Wilkinson studying grass

David Wilkinson is a visiting professor in ecology at the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom. He is interested in biology, environmental science, and the history of science. He researches evolutionary ecology and biogeography.


If you want to learn more about David's research and the impact of dinosaur farts, check out this article!


TO FART OR NOT TO FART?

Curious about fart science? Here's an awesome video that explains why we all fart:


David mentioned how today's cows impact global warming. Check out this video to learn more about this, but also a step that can mitigate bovine methane:


Speaking of global warming, here's how dinosaurs were impacted by their own global warming:


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