Nest Swap/The Herd Is The Word
dinosaur train

"Nest Swap" - The Pteranodon Family decides to take a little vacation and swap nests with Larry's friends: a family of pterosaurs (Nemicolopterus, to be exact). But when the Pteranodon Family arrives at the Nemicolopterus nest, they realize that the Nemicolopterus Family is MUCH smaller than them, so everything is smaller: the Pteranodon Family doesn't even fit in their nest! Can the family make do, try something new, and still have a good time? Educational Objectives: The Nemicolopterous was a small, toothless pterosaur that lived in the forests of the early cretaceous. Pterosaur diversity included a range in body size, head and body shape, presence and absence of teeth, long tails, preferred habitat, and preferred diet. "The Herd is the Word" - Tank Triceratops is really excited to show Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, and Don his favorite picnic spot, but when they arrive, the spot is overrun with a whole herd of Triceratops. Tank and the kids try to find another place with a little more privacy (and a lot less Triceratopses), but no matter where they go, the herd follows them. Will Tank be able to find a quiet spot without the herd, or does the herd have a good reason for following Tank around? Educational Objectives: Big-bodied herbivores often form large groups, or "herds," and do so as a strategy to detect and deter predators.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 55 seconds

Episode Number: 405

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)

Mon, May 20 6:30 A.M. Where Have All The Lizards Gone?/Conductor's Sleepover     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, May 21 6:30 A.M. Junior Conductors Academy: Part One/Junior Conductors Academy: Part Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 22 6:30 A.M. Dinos A to Z, Part 1, The Big Idea/Dinos A to Z, Part 2, Spread The Word     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, May 23 6:30 A.M. Remember The Alamosaurus/Sunrise, Sunset     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 24 6:30 A.M. Stop and Smell The Flowers/Moms' Campout     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, May 27 6:30 A.M. Spooky Tree/Spinosaurus Super Model     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, May 28 6:30 A.M. Dinos A to Z, Part 3, Classification/Dinos A to Z, Part 4, A To Z Picnic     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 29 6:30 A.M. A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, May 30 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, May 31 6:30 A.M. Dinosaur Train Submarine: Shoshana Shonosaurus/All Kinds of Families     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jun 3 6:30 A.M. Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jun 4 6:30 A.M. Tiny and the Crocodile/Meet The Grandparents     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jun 5 6:30 A.M. Underwater Race/Buddy Wants to Fly     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jun 6 6:30 A.M. An Apatosaurus Adventure/Nature Art     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jun 7 6:30 A.M. Triassic Turtle/Tank's Baby Brother     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jun 11 6:30 A.M. Mom Was A Kid Once     NH Kids (11.5)


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