Dinosaurs you have never seen on TV. You’ll be able to say you knew these dinosaurs before they were famous. Below is a list of top 10 Dinosaurs that you probably have never seen on TV.
Gigantoraptor, Is it a bird? Is it a dinosaur? Is it dancing discovered in 2005 by the prolific paleontologist shushing Gigantoraptor resembled a huge flightless bird with a beak like mouth. The ancient ancestors of birds were small, the size of chickens or peacocks, but Gigantoraptor was massive. Measuring some 26 feet in length. Imagine the velocity Raptor from Jurassic park, made it with an EMU and the hatchling took steroids, and you’ve got Gigantoraptor . It roamed the Gobi desert some 70 to 80 million years ago and had sharp claws that indicate it may have been omnivorous.
Carcharodontosaurus t-rex eat your heart out. This genus of giant meat asaurus whose name means jagged teeth lizard may have been even larger than the King of the dinosaurs with an estimated length of up to 44 feet and weight of up to 15 metric tons. It was named after the shark Gina’s car Kara Don, which comprises the fearsome great white, an apex predator of North Africa during the middle Cretaceous period.
This relatively small stubby sauropod from Argentina may have been ridiculed by other titanosaurs for its short neck and stumpy limbs, but fortunately it had a thick skin covered with tough oval armor plates that protected it from attack salt. It’s discovery made paleontologists rethink the variety of ways that sauropods could defend themselves. The creature is hippopotamus like rear end. Also led some to believe it may have spent time in water as well as on land.
Plenty of dinosaurs had horns like these. The Tsintaosaurus was a duck-billed dyno that loved chewing on plants and traveling in packs. It’s head crest wasn’t just flashy ornamentation either. Apparently the crest contained nasal passages that gave the tsintaosaurus the ability to make low frequency noises and communicate with other members of the herd who said dinosaurs make terrible.
Argentinosaurus might be the largest animal to have ever walked the earth. Goliath also lived in Argentina during the late Cretaceous period to date only a few vertebrae, ribs and some leg bones have been recovered because of this length and weight estimates vary ranging between 100 and 130 feet and 70 to 100 metric tons reaching speeds of about five miles per hour. It was a slow runner, but this heavy hitter easily outweighed any predators and probably did a lot more tail swinging than running.
Megalosaurus was much smaller than its North American cousin T Rex, but it was still large compared to modern animals about 20 feet long and 1.1 tons. It’s femur stumbled across in a quarry in 1676 was first thought to belong to an elephant or giant and was captioned in a natural history book as scrotum Humanim. We can’t imagine why. Fortunately, the genus received the new name megalosaurus in 1824 making it one of the first dinosaurs to be scientifically described.
When scientists first discovered dinosaur bones, they came up with all sorts of bizarre reconstructions. We can only imagine the nightmares. It must have given other dinosaurs as it wandered awkwardly across Mongolia in the late Cretaceous.
Is another relatively small sauropod from Argentina, but like salt Saurus it had something that made it special. Epic Rose of parallel punk rock spikes down. It’s back. Their function remains mysterious where they for defense, like the horns of antelope or did they support a brash but fashionable skin sale or as American science writer Gregory Paul speculates did they clack together making a sort of dinosaur drum beat possibly to attract a mate.
This was first discovered in Mongolia had sidelight claws almost 40 inches long. The longest of any animal. It was most likely in herbivore and these claws might’ve helped it pulled down tree branches. But even if it didn’t use those claws to hunt prey, it probably would have been a bad idea to get in their way. They were first thought to belong to a giant sea turtle until later identified as part of an unusual and unclassified theropod.
It probably thrilled Spielberg when the discovery of a larger genus within the same family was made. As a matter of fact, you tell Raptor was almost named Utahraptor. Utahraptor could grow to a length of around 20 feet, and the trademark curved claw on each second toe was almost 10 inches long. There is a good chance it had feathers, but it was no feathered friend. It might well have hunted in packs and could pursue pray at around 20 miles per hour.
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