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Prehistoric animals size comparison

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Argentinosaurus is one of the massive dinosaurs to walk the Earth. It measured 100 to 115 feet long or more and weighed as much as 15 African elephants, about 75 - 100 tonnes.:o It is among the largest dinosaurs along with Puertasaurus and Alamosaurus.

Fossils have been found in Argentina, South America.

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Stiff

That's incredible and what a sight that must have been.

Here's another one of those scale examples...

 

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MrBene

There's a statue in Trelew, Argentina.

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2 hours ago, Stiff said:

That's incredible and what a sight that must have been.

Here's another one of those scale examples...

 

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That is my old outdated image, still it's there in some site.

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Alamosaurus is among the largest dinosaurs that ever lived. It could grow to over 100 feet long and might have weighed about 75 - 100 tonnes, comparable in size to Argentinosaurus and Puertasaurus. This is the only largest sauropod that lived alongside the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Fossils have been found in North America.

 

 

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Tyrannosaurus Rex

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The "Tyrant lizard King" is the best known of all dinosaurs. It is the most famous of all the dinosaurs or all the prehistoric animals for that matter. T-Rex is one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs, measured upto 40 feet long and weighed 6 - 9 tonnes. It's head and neck were so powerful with teeth the size of bananas, that is the largest tooth of any carnivorous dinosaur measuring up to 12 inches (30 cm) in length. T-Rex had the powerful bite of any extinct or living terrestrial animal ever. It had a bite force of 12,800 pounds and could eat up to 500 pounds of meat and bones in one bite!!   :o


Fossils have been found in North America(Colorado,Montana,New Mexico,North/South Dakota,Texas,Utah,Wyoming) and Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan).

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Triceratops is one of the most recognizable and famous dinosaur. It is armed with three horns and it's neck heavily armored with a protective solid bony frill. Triceratops could stand about 9.5 - 10 feet tall or more, 26 - 30 feet long and weighed 6 - 10 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America (Colorado,Montana,South Dakota,Wyoming) and Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan).

 

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Ankylosaurus is a genus of armored dinosaur.The largest known ankylosaurid, Ankylosaurus measured 6 - 8 m (19.7 - 26.2 feet) long and weighed in the neighborhood of 4 - 8 tonnes. It was a quadrupedal animal, with a broad robust body. It had a wide, low skull, with two horns pointing backwards from the back of the head, and two horns below these that pointed backwards and down.

Fossils have been found in North America.

 

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Stegosaurus is one of the most easily recognizable plant-eating dinosaur for it's diamond-shaped bony plates. This armored dinosaur used it's formidable spiked tail to defend itself from predators. Stegosaurus was upto 30 feet long and weighed around 5 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America (Utah, Wyoming, and Dinosaur Ridge, Colorado), western Europe, southern India, China, and southern Africa.

 

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Parasaurolophus is a hadrosaurid, part of a diverse family of dinosaurs known for their range of bizarre head adornments. It could grow about 30 - 33 feet long and weighs about 2.5 - 4 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America. (New Mexico, Alberta (Canada) and Utah)

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Skulduggery

Nice work!

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Supersaurus was one of the longest dinosaurs to have ever walked on the Earth. It's neck alone was as much as 45 feet, one of the longest neck of any dinosaur. Supersaurus could grow to a length of 108–114 feet long or more and weighed 35 - 40 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America.

 

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Brachiosaurus is one of the tallest and heaviest dinosaurs of all time. It is no longer the largest dinosaur but still among the famous dinosaurs. Brachiosaurus could stand about 40 to 50 feet tall and weighed 35 to 50 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America. (Utah, Texas and Colorado.)

 

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Apatosaurus is famous for once having the name Brontosaurus, nonetheless both animals are closely related. Apatosaurus is among the largest dinosaurs to roam the Earth. It measured about 75 - 100 feet long and weighed 40 to 60 tonnes or more.

Fossils have been found in Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah in the United States.

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23 hours ago, Skulduggery said:

Nice work!

Thank you.

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The Woolly Mammoth is closely related to modern elephants. It is known from many different ways, numerous cave paintings from our human ancestors, frozen carcasses with skeletons, stomach contents, tusks and even liquid blood still intact. It is well known than any other prehistoric animal.
          The Woolly mammoth stood around 9 - 11 feet tall and weighed upto 6 tonnes.  Despite the word "Mammoth" indicating immense proportions, the woolly mammoth actually wasn't the biggest mammoth species but it is the most famous proboscidean and indeed the most famous mammal of all time.

Fossils have been found in Eurasia. (Russia, Asia, Europe).

 

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The Woolly rhinoceros is one of the few Ice Age mammals to be memorialized in cave paintings. It had a  height of upto 6.6 feet at the shoulders and a weight upto 2.7 tonnes or more. Thus it is comparable or slightly larger than the extant White rhinoceros.

Fossils have been found in Eurasia. (Russia, Asia, Europe).

 

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Megaloceros is one of the largest deer that ever lived. The Irish elk stood about 2 - 2.1 m (6.6 - 6.9 ft) tall at the shoulders and weighed about 540–700 kg (1,190–1,543 lb). It carried the largest antlers of any known cervid (a maximum of 3.65 m (12.0 ft) from tip to tip and weighing up to 40 kg (88 lb)). In body size, the Irish Elk tied with the extant Alaskan Moose as the third largest known deer.

Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia (Austria, Britain, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Siberia ) and Africa.

 

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Paraceratherium was among the largest land mammals along with some proboscideans. It is the tallest land mammal and weighs about 11 - 13 tonnes. Some large individuals could weigh upto 17 tonnes.

Fossils have been found across Eurasia (China, Mongolia, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Balkans.)

 

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Styracosaurus is a medium-sized ceratopsian dinosaur which had six long horns extending from its neck frill and a 2-foot-long nose horn.This spiked lizard could grow about 5.5 metres (18 ft) long and weighing almost 3 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America. ( Alberta (Canada), Arizona and Montana).

 

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Edmontosaurus is the archetype of hadrosaurs. Edmontosaurus regalis is one of the largest hadrosaurids, measuring about 30 - 40 feet in length and weighed in the neighborhood of 4 to 7 tonnes. This dinosaur was so common that it has been nicknamed the cow of the Cretaceous.

Fossils have been found in North America. (Alberta (Canada), Alaska, Colorado)

 

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The classic Allosaurus was the common killer of the Jurassic period. This apex predator was 8.5 - 12 m (28 - 40 ft) long and weighed around 2.3 - 5 tonnes. Allosaurus had serrated teeth and large jaw gapes. It had powerful arms and big wicked claws. The animal known as Epanterias Amplexus might be the same Allosaurus. Along with Tyrannosaurus, Allosaurus has come to represent the quintessential large, carnivorous dinosaur in popular culture.

Fossils have been found in North America (Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, S. Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming), Europe (Portugal), Africa (Tanzania) and Australia.

 

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Diplodocus is one of the most easily recognizable and famous dinosaur with its long neck and whip-like tail. It was thought to be the longest dinosaur for many years. Diplodocus longus measured about 33.5 m (110 ft) in length and weighed in the neighborhood of 25 - 30 tonnes.

Fossils have been found in North America.( Colorado, Utah, Montana, and Wyoming).

 

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Titanoboa was the longest, largest, heaviest snake that ever lived. It was longer than a school bus,measuring 12.8 m (42 ft) in length and weighed about

1,135 kg (1.1 tonnes).:o (Eek)  Later estimates suggest a length upto 14.3 m (47 ft).

Fossils have been found in Colombia,South America. 

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Spinosaurus is the first known semi-aquatic dinosaur and it was among the the largest carnivorous dinosaurs. It has long arms with huge claws and unlike most other theropods, spinosaurus possessed a long, narrow, crocodile-like snout with conical non-serrated sharp teeth that were suitable to catch fish. Spinosaurus is longer than all giant carnivorous dinosaurs, measuring upto 50 feet and weighed about 6 - 8 tonnes or more.

Fossils have been found in Egypt and Morocco.

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oldrover

Great stuff as usual Sameerr.

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