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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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Mar 30, 2022

The Questions episode!

Untapped fossils, bad evolution, therapod bites, spaniel ears, courtship dances and MORE!

Big thanks to everyone who sent in their questions.

Martin, Glen, Mathew, Sam, Kim (, Gutza, Robbie, John, Marlon aaaand John.

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Mar 23, 2022

The Future of Dinosaurs

No guest this week as Dave manages to ramble on for an entire hour on his own again (well, Ok, Iszi helps him ramble). To be fair, he’s got a new book out and since its 80 000 words of dinosaur ideas we thought we should cover it and it was never easily going to fit into 40 minutes. What’s...

Mar 16, 2022


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 9, 2022


In one way it’s more than a bit late to only talk about evolution when we are 6 and a bit series into Terrible Lizards and this should arguably have been episode 1 in series 1 but here we are. Evolution is the foundation for modern biology and the understanding that species and lineages change over time...

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....