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Bigger Than T. rex

Bigger Than T. rex

Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first tantalizing hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to roam the Earth: spectacular fossil bones from a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. But the fossils were completely destroyed during a World War II Allied bombing raid, leaving only drawings, questions, and a mystery: What was Spinosaurus?
S41 E19 Length 53:19 Premiere: 11.5.14

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Season 41

First Man on the Moon

S41 E22 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 12.3.14

Emperor's Ghost Army

S41 E20 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 11.12.14

Bigger Than T. rex

S41 E19 Length 53:19 Premiere Date 11.5.14

Ben Franklin's Balloons

S41 E17 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 10.22.14

Vaccines—Calling the Shots

S41 E14 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 9.10.14

Why Sharks Attack

S41 E11 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 5.7.14

Killer Typhoon

S41 E6 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 1.22.14

Great Cathedral Mystery

S41 E5 Length 53:30 Premiere Date 2.12.14

Zeppelin Terror Attack

S41 E2 Length 52:52 Premiere Date 1.15.14

Alien Planets Revealed

S41 E1 Length 53:07 Premiere Date 1.8.14

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