A Brand New Species
dinosaur train

The Conductor and the kids are out digging in a favorite fossil spot, out past the Big Pond. Buddy turns up something that the Conductor doesn't recognize. It's an excellent fossil - he guesses that they may have discovered a whole new Jurassic species! They all carefully finish digging out the beautifully intact theropod raptor skeleton and bring it to Troodon Town, where they can examine it at the Science labs at Troodon Academy. The experts agree: The Conductor and the kids have discovered a new Jurassic dinosaur! They nickname it "Buddysaurus." Now the Conductor must give a presentation to all the assembled Academy about this new Dracoraptor discovery. Used to being the authority and a kind of hilarious know-it-all, the Conductor is for once super-nervous and tongue-tied. The kids help him figure out how to properly and scientifically present his information and get over his nerves. Buddy leads them, and the kids even improvise a song about the new discovery, "A Brand-New Species!" It's a hit! / Buddy gets the idea to travel to the Early Jurassic and meet an example of their new discovery, a theropod they named "Buddysaurus." Unfortunately, since this is a brand-new-discovery, there is no train to the home of the Buddysaurus, nor a train station! The Conductor decides to take them all to the Early Jurassic, and hike from the nearest station to find this new theropod. And, they do! They discover that the theropod is actually called a "Dracoraptor." Our kids invite him to come back to Troodon Town with them so they can present him to the Troodon Scientists.

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 506

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 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)
Mon, May 13 6:30 A.M. Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part One/Rollin' on the Riverboat: Part Two     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, May 14 6:30 A.M. What's at the Center of the Earth Troglobites!/Minerals!     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, May 15 6:30 A.M. Dome-Headed Dinosaur/Treasure Hunt     NH Kids (11.5)


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