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Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

Feb 27, 2022

A National Geographic Live Event

Overview

Meet Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur yet discovered — larger than T. rex — and hear the incredible story of how this prehistoric giant was almost lost to science, before being uncovered again with the help of paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim. With amazing video recreating the lost world of the Cretaceous-era Sahara, Ibrahim tells the story of Spinosaurus’ discovery, loss, and rediscovery, and explains what — other than its size — makes this ancient monster unique.

Rendering by Davide Bonadonna.