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  1. Arielle
    Arielle at |

    Hello,

    My Dad found a fossil that appears to be a foot. It looks as if it had 3 toes and claws which seemed to be quite large in size. I believe it may be a prehistoric sloth but the size wouldnt make much sence seeing as the sloth was quite large, and this fossile is a little smaller than my foot and I wear a 6 1/2 – 7. I belive it is the whole foot it has a bone on the end where it was attached to another bone so it could bend. It is black and shiney in color, it has a tanish brown color on the bottom with grooves. I would like to possibly get some info on what I have. I am 22 & have always been intrigued with animals and dinos, and am extremely excited about the.find.

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  2. Highlandare
    Highlandare at |

    “It can be said that the creature is related to birds of all types due to it having wings.” – what an idiotic statement!!

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  3. Robert
    Robert at |

    Bad English, poorly misinterpreted information, and simply false statements about the animals listed here make this piece simply a bunch of unreliable words stinging pretty pictures together.

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  4. Grace
    Grace at |

    Very interesting read. Thank you!

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  5. destinyann
    destinyann at |

    what animal should i do for a prehistoric animal project for science

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  6. Iris
    Iris at |

    wow
    these are some great prehistoric animals
    i have to do a project on one and I want mine to be very unique
    but i can’t choose any of them
    help me please ASAP!!
    🙂

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  7. Reynaldo Hewitt
    Reynaldo Hewitt at |

    Some of these prehistoric creatuures, I have not yet seen and I can tell you that I know alot about prehistoric creatures including dinosaurs and reptiles.

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  8. kyle
    kyle at |

    titanoboa. ‘nough said.

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    1. TopTenz Master
      TopTenz Master at |

      Looks to be just a really big snake, up to 50 feet in length. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titanoboa

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  9. Sonia
    Sonia at |

    Archaeologists do not study prehistoric animals. PALEONTOLOGISTS do. This mistake occurs several times in this article.

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    1. Iris
      Iris at |

      you’re right…

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  10. Kiba
    Kiba at |

    Damn…how would you like see a Quetzalcoatlus flying around O.o
    Actually..come to think of it…they seem like they are even creepier when they walk D:

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  11. isaiah
    isaiah at |

    That s**t is crazy

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  12. Abby
    Abby at |

    The picture you have labeled as “Quetzalcoatlus” is a picture of Lacusovagus.

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  13. ToughGuysDontDance
    ToughGuysDontDance at |

    Wow that Quetzalcoatlus, imagine having a bird the size of a girrafe flying about. Pretty amazing

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    1. avi
      avi at |

      Not a bird, a pterosaur. They’re reptiles people! Scaly, cold-blooded reptiles!

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  14. Crystal
    Crystal at |

    the Helicoprion is the reason I refuse to swim in the ocean.

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  15. Dude
    Dude at |

    Cool. If those animals shoot fireballs, it would be extremely awesome.

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  16. Breno
    Breno at |

    "400 billion year old sharks" Damn, they are older than Earth itself…

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    1. avi
      avi at |

      Older than the universe, even….

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  17. Alex
    Alex at |

    This would be such an amazing article, if only the author knew that archaeologists have nothing to do with ancient creatures such as these.

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  18. Allaiyah
    Allaiyah at |

    Opabinia & Jaekelopterus look like gigantic sushi toppings.

    Helicoprion…f**k…

    Quetzalcoatlus looks like a bird with a cape & a French berret.

    Dimorphodon = The Devil's Parrot.

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    1. Iris
      Iris at |

      LOL 😛

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  19. Nestor
    Nestor at |

    I simply can't imagine what use that set of teeth was for Helicoprion

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    1. John McDonnell
      John McDonnell at |

      I agree. What kind of animal could you eat with that set of teeth? It almost seems like one of those fantastic animals they wrote about in the middle ages that people thought existed, like a unicorn. Are they sure this animal really existed?

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      1. Gloria
        Gloria at |

        According to this article: http://fossil.wikia.com/wiki/Helicoprion

        They now think that perhaps the spiral "tooth whorl" was actually located in the throat rather than the jaw of the fish.

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  20. John McDonnell
    John McDonnell at |

    My favorite is Quetzalcoatlus. Imagine having that thing swooping down on you from the sky.

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  21. Sam
    Sam at |

    Oh yeah what the hell is this where the bloody hell is Therizinosaurus. Just you wait until he hears about this. I dont envy your collective faces.

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  22. Tanya Bennett
    Tanya Bennett at |

    #4 looks like something from the Muppet Show!

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    1. CH Nikole
      CH Nikole at |

      Ok, since we're talking numbers, then # 10 is my favorite. That thing looks out-of-this world! It would have been #1 in my book.

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      1. justine gaibriel m.
        justine gaibriel m. at |

        dude for me its the huge bird for meee :))))

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        1. avi
          avi at |

          If you’re talking about Quetzalcoatlus, then it’s not a bird, it’s a pterosaur.

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