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A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

Narrated by: Professor Ben Garrod
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
5 out of 5 stars (857 ratings)

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  • Written in stone…but the story is the same.
  • "I'm looking up at three actual dinosaurs."
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About the Creator and Performer

Ben is the Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Behavior from Anglia Ruskin University, a Master’s of Science in Wild Animal Biology from the Royal Veterinary College, and a PhD, which looked at monkey evolution on tropical islands, entitled 'Primates of the Caribbean' with the University College London and the Zoological Society of London. Ben has recently announced So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs...?! is now on sale as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 following his third UK tour earlier this year.

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What a treat!

I am one of those young dinosaur enthusiasts who never grew out of it, so this was a real treat for me! Well researched and accessible, a really fascinating listen. I hope there will be more episodes to come!
My favourite is Baryonyx!

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Our Feathered Friends!

Having been a bit critical of some of these podcasts because they really didn't tell me much about subjects that I knew very little about this came as a really refreshing change. It has depth, a Dino version of Prof Brian Cox and most importantly some real depth without ever getting too nerdy.

Thoroughly recommended!

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Loved this

Really interesting and accessible with a great presenter. His 'Chris Pratt' moment was superb! Was disappointed by his little lecture at the end about us killing the planet. Preaching to the choir... But we'll worth (several) listens.

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Dino-mite!

This series was absolutely amazing! I binged the entire series it was so good. The narration was excellent, the information contained was eye opening, and the warning at the end was extremely poignant. Definitely worth a listen.

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fascinating

Very entertaining and informative.

Brilliantly put together to appeal to all ages - unless you're already an expert, maybe.

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Thank You

Loved this series. Thank you for sharing your knowledge. It's good to keep on learning.

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fascinating

original, entertaining and really well explained
I really enjoyed this audio book.
a fascinating listen

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revire

excellent informative and interesting. clear chapters. experts referred to. explanations provided for all questions. well worth listening to.

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absolutely fascinating

An absolute must-read for anyone who was ever interested in dinosaurs as a kid (surely everyone?). Brilliantly read while both educational and exciting

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Excellent

This podcast was informative and engaging. I learned a lot and really enjoyed it. Thoroughly recommend for an adult or older child interested in science, archaeology, or dinosaurs.