Extreme Dinosaurs (2000)

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  • Featuring

    Paul Brightwell

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    United Kingdom

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  • Extreme Dinosaurs Original


Tells the story of the discovery of a new species of carnivorous dinosaur, as yet unnamed, which is the largest ever found, and considers the evidence it provided to support the theory that giant carnivores were not lone hunters and scavengers as had previously been thought, but that they hunted in packs. Palaeontologist Phil Currie and his team found two fossil bone-beds showing packs of massive carnivorous dinosaurs that had lain buried for millions of years - one found in the badlands of Alberta, Canada and the other in Patagonia, Argentina. Argentina was also home to the largest known herbivore, the long-necked Argentinassaurus. Other contributors include: Drs Rodolfo Corio, Plaza Huincul Museum, Thomas Holtz, University of Maryland, Fernando Novas, Argentina Museum of Natural Sciences, Angela Milner, Natural History Museum, Matthew Carrano, State University of New York, Mark Norell, American Museum of Natural History, and John Harris, Page Museum, Los Angeles.

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