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Jurassic What? Other Scary Monsters From the Past

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We all know the story of the dinosaurs. They ruled the Earth for 135 million years and were wiped out 65 million years ago. But, they weren’t the only scary creatures left behind. Here is a collection of prehistoric lizards, birds (both flying and flightless) and reptiles which, if they existed today, would pretty much eat us all up. Thank goodness for world destroying asteroids…
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Thalattoarchon

Thalattoarchon was a prehistoric dolphin-like creature. Except for its 30 foot length and flesh-tearing teeth. We get the feeling it wasn’t much in the mood to learn any SeaWorld tricks…
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Quetzalcoatlus

Quetzalcoatlus was the biggest bird ever to fly. With a 60-foot wingspan, it equaled the size of a commercial airplane. If you thought flying today was a nightmare…
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Megatherium

Megatherium was a 30-foot, herbivorous sloth-like creature that probably wouldn’t eat you if it were still alive. But, you wouldn’t want to get near those foot-long claws…
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Mosasaurus

Mosasaurus was basically a 40-foot crocodile with whale flippers, allowing it to swim really fast underwater. All the better for a sneak attack from the depths…
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Phorusrhacidae

Phorusrhacidae was a flightless bird that looked like an ostrich crossed with a parrot. Except it didn’t settle for crackers and probably didn’t have to stick its head in the sand very often…
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Liopleurodon

Another marine animal that would put the Loch Ness Monster to shame. If it didn’t swallow her whole first…
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Gorgonops

Gorgonops was your run of the mill grandfather to the present day Komodo Dragon. Except for the protruding upper tooth on each side of its jaws. Each was more than a foot long…
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Titanoboa

Titanoboa was more than 40 feet long and could swallow a bus. Good thing they preferred Wooly Mammoths…
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Megalodon

At 60-feet, Megalodon was three times the size of Jaws. Meaning Quint was gonna need a bigger boat. And it better be a battleship…
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