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Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
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Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved graceful flying creatures that were ridden by blue human-like beings facing ecological destruction on a moon called Pandora. It turns out that an animal very similar to those "Avatar" creatures, called Ikran, actually did exist here on Earth long ago.
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Image Caption: This reconstruction shows arboreal mammals in a Jurassic forest. The three animals on the left side represent the three new species of euharamiyidan mammals.
"Jurassic Quest" is a national traveling dinosaur exhibit on display at the High Desert Events Center this weekend that transports visitors to a scene akin to a Hollywood movie. Organizers boast that its the largest dinosaur show in North America with more than 50 life-size animatronic creatures to see.
The massive jaws and the adaptive limbs would help Spinosaurus to catch giant fish and other dinosaurs and become the biggest predatory dinosaur, despite the challenging opposition of other giant theropods that are much more terrestrial; Spinosaurus image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock The genus Spinosaurus refers to an animal that has now been established as the largest predatory beast ever known. As might be predicted, the support of water in some niche involving semi-aquatic habits was likely to be useful.
Noah Ritter, 5, has had a lot of screen time lately, and he's about to get a lot more! Freshpet says, "We teamed up with superstar Noah Ritter to hear his thoughts about Dogs, Dinosaurs, and everything in-between. To further pursue his bright future as a paleontologist, we've set up a college fund for Noah so that he can continue his dream.
Now those famous features have been immortalized with a permanent link to a time that existed even before they began their onslaught on the Pop charts. The 19 million year old fossilized remains of a previously unknown creature have been named after Jagger because of a perceived resemblance to his large, pouty lips.
Models dressed up as characters from the film 'Avatar' pose in the cock pit during the launch of 'AVATAR' Blu-ray and DVD at Sydney Domestic Airport on April 29, 2010, in Sydney, Australia. A 120-million-year-old winged reptile looks just like the animated ikran that flew to victory in the film "Avatar".
Archaeologists believe some lost dinosaur bones unearthed nearly a century ago of a creature bigger than a T-Rex may have belonged to one of the weirdest creatures to ever roam the Earth. The 50-foot long, semi-aquatic predator, known as Spinosaurus, apparently had a crocodile snout as big as a person and walked on duck-like, webbed feet in what is now North-African territory some 97 million years ago.
Over 10 years ago, John Paul Jones went on a vacation that changed his life. The high school science teacher was traveling through the badlands in southern Montana when he ran into a couple young men with a possibility: Their ranchland about 150 miles down the road almost certainly contained some dinosaur fossils.
Nizar Ibrahim scoured the deserts of northern Africa to paint the most complete picture of a mid-Cretaceous ecosystem ever described. Editor's note: Nizar Ibrahim is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers , which honors tomorrow's visionaries-those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet.
MICK JAGGER: The creature's mouth structure, which is described as "a highly innervated muzzle with mobile and tactile lips", reminded researchers of Jagger's famous pouty lips. Scientists Ellen Miller and Gregg Gunnell have published a study about an extinct swamp creature they found in the Egyptian desert in this month's Journal of Paleontology , revealing they called the animal Jaggermeryx naida after the wrinkly rocker.
An ancient flying reptile has been investigated by scientists who claim that it is similar to the aerial predators known as 'ikran' in the movie 'Avatar'. The similarities in the creatures have led to the discoverers naming the reptile after the dragon-like predators in the movie.
A fearsome 20-tonne cross between a T-rex, a crocodile and a whale has been identified, with scientists describing it as like "an alien from outer space". The 50-foot-long dinosaur had sharp, slanted teeth and a massive snout, and is the first known to have adapted to an underwater lifestyle.
Scientific detective work spanning 100 years and three continents has revealed the first swimming dinosaur: a fish-eating beast that paddled like a duck and was bigger than a Tyrannosaurus rex. Giant dinosaur in the water: Spinosaurus! Scientific detective work spanning 100 years and three continents has revealed the first swimming dinosaur: a fish-eating beast that paddled like a duck and was bigger than a Tyrannosaurus rex.
Picture the fearsome movie creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
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