Majungasaurus and Indominus Rex

Paleontologists working in Madagascar have located the fossilized remains of a dinosaur called Majungasaurus in the Berivotra area of the island.

Using computer graphics, coupled with evidentiary information about Majungasaurus, the BBC features this predator in Episode 3 ("Last Killers") of its "Planet Dinosaur" series.

The BBC tells us more about it in its YouTube channel:

...Planet Dinosaur tells the stories of the biggest, deadliest and weirdest creatures ever to walk the Earth, using the latest fossil evidence and immersive computer graphics.

Narrated by John Hurt, this clip reveals something about Majungasaurus:

A male Majungasaurus claims the feast of a carcass as his own.

In the process, this predator displays cannibalistic behavior. Per the BBC:

The top predator in Madagascar 70 million years ago was Majungasaurus, a killer that at times would even turn into a cannibal.


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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5197stories and lessons created

Original Release: Jun 07, 2015

Updated Last Revision: Jun 02, 2016

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Clip, described above, from the BBC's "Planet Dinosaur," Episode 3. Online via the BBC's Channel at YouTube. Copyright, BBC, all rights reserved. License: Standard YouTube License.


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