The Most Important Jurassic Discovery Ever Made in the Arctic!
HISTORY(TM) UNVEILS THE DISCOVERY OF One of the Largest OCEAN PREDATORS Ever Found, PREDATOR X
2-hour Special to premiere on
Once-in-a-Lifetime Find in the Arctic Reveals a New Species – A Giant Jurassic-Age Pliosaur Estimated at 50 Feet Long…and 150 Million Years Old
The two-hour special PREDATOR X premieres on HISTORY(TM) on
PREDATOR X follows
Hurum and team member
As a child, Dr. Hurum had visited the Oslo Natural History Museum, well known for its treasure trove of fossils, and gazed in awe at the fossilized flipper of a prehistoric sea predator. A quarter of a century later, Dr. Hurum was in
With modern forensic technology, Dr. Hurum and team work to unlock the secrets of the monster. CGI will help bring Predator X to life, in an environment like the one all those years ago. Its anatomy, physiology and hunting technique all point to it being the ultimate predator – the ferocious pliosaur they are calling Predator X. Pliosaurs were a short-necked form of plesiosaur, a group of extinct reptiles that inhabited the world’s oceans in the age of dinosaurs. The team is able to determine that their find, Predator X, is indeed a new species based on its incredible size and bone morphology – specifically: the flipper bones, the breast plate, and the neck vertebrae.
Predator X is produced for History(TM) by Atlantic Productions. Executive Producer for Atlantic Productions is
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