Classic in the Jurassic - Air, Water and Land/Desert Day and Night
dinosaur train

It's time for the "Classic in the Jurassic" - the Mesozoic Olympics! Today's "Air, Water and Land" contest is a three-part competition pitting teams consisting of a pterosaur and a crocodile from each Time Period against one another. Mrs. Pteranodon, Tiny and Shiny are recruited to help in one of the three "legs" of the race, while Buddy, Don and Dad watch from the stands. The competition's three "legs" are flying, swimming and a lap around a track. Early on, Team Cretaceous pulls ahead and hold onto its lead, until the wild card of the race is revealed: Team Triassic's croc, Effie Effegia, who shocks the crowd when she runs, and then sprints, on two legs! Effie wins the race, and her bi-pedal ability prompts many questions - and a healthy discussion -- about her features. Tiny is disappointed her team lost, but cheers up when reminded that she was part of `"Classic in the Jurassic" history. While playing "Cold and Hot," a game they made up, the Pteranodon kids learn from Mr. Pteranodon that there might be more variety in the desert than they imagined. Their curiosity piqued, they plead for a trip to investigate the desert scene. Mr. Conductor tells them just how diverse plant and animal life can be in the desert. He happens to know a desert mammal: Fruitafossor. Upon disembarking from the Dinosaur Train, the Pteranodon kids meet Frankie Fruitafossor, a chipmunk-sized mammal. They quickly learn that their assumption that desert life was hot all the time and relatively uninhabited was incorrect. Come dusk, they find the desert hopping and crawling with life, as creatures emerge all over - mostly underground - where they hide from the blazing sun. Frankie gives our family a tour, including a peek at underground burrows he dug. Back on the desert floor, Don and the siblings can't believe how cold the desert has become. Nighttime in the desert is a different world than daytime! The family goes back to the Dinos

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 310

About Dinosaur Train:

"Dinosaur Train" is an animated series for 3-to-6 year olds.

The series features a curious young T-rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to meet, explore, and have adventures with all kinds of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures.


Future Broadcast times for "Dinosaur Train": (show all)

Tue, Apr 16 6:30 A.M. Junior Conductors Academy: Part One/Junior Conductors Academy: Part Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Apr 18 6:30 A.M. Dry Times at Pteranodon Terrace/Big Misty Sea Fishing Contest     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Apr 19 6:30 A.M. Crystal and King Benefit Concert: Part One and Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Apr 23 6:30 A.M. Solar Train/Birdwatching     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Apr 25 6:30 A.M. Gilbert The Conductor/A Clubhouse of Their Own     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Apr 26 6:30 A.M. Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Apr 29 6:30 A.M. Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Apr 30 6:30 A.M. Rocket Train Surprise Party/Cloudy with a Chance Of Fun     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 1 6:30 A.M. Double-Crested Trouble/Erma and the Conductor     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, May 2 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: Maisie Mosasaurus/Date Night     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 3 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, May 6 6:30 A.M. Nest Swap/The Herd Is The Word     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, May 7 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth? Layers!/What's at the Center of the Earth? Fossils!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 8 6:30 A.M. Beating The Heat/Flowers for Mom     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, May 9 6:30 A.M. Mom Was A Kid Once     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 10 6:30 A.M. Migration Vacation/Moms Rawk!     NH Kids (11.5)


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