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Terrible lizards is a podcast about dinosaurs with Dr David Hone from Queen Mary University, London and Iszi Lawrence. The podcast is aimed at grown ups but it is clean, so kids can enjoy it too.

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Nov 29, 2023

Longtime listeners will be familiar with the fact that Dave has spent a lot of time looking at and working on various bites marks on dinosaur bones left by the carnivorous theropods. These can tell us an enormous amount about who was doing what to whom and what it can mean for the ecology and behaviour of both...


Oct 12, 2022

Theropod jaw biomechanics with Manabu Sakamoto

We are still going! We are back and like last series, we’re taking a bit of a different tack to the previous ones and here we are having experts on every episode in a desperate attempt to make up for Dave’s quite profound lack of knowledge in numerous areas of dinosaur...


Mar 16, 2022

Alvarezsaurs

From a micro dinosaur to the very smallest, this time out we’re looking at the little alvarezsaurs which include the smallest of the non-avian dinosaurs and with several species that were the tiniest yet found in the Mesozoic. Dr Steve Cross joins us to analyse a popular work of dinosaur fiction.

Dr Steve...


Mar 2, 2022

We’ve already mentioned Gigantoraptor this series so let’s get down to the other end of the etymological scale and look at Microraptor. This little dromaeosaur was one of the first fully feathered dinosaurs to be found and is famous for its ‘four wings’ with long flight feathers on the legs and the arms....


Feb 16, 2022

Back to dinosaurs so you can relax (though the pterosaurs will return next series). This time out, we are going with the oviraptorosaurs - and note the long name, it’s not just oviraptors we are covering. As is common, the one famous member of this group tends to hog the limelight and not everyone knows about the...