Extreme Dinosaurs - Netflix

Extreme Dinosaurs is an American animated series from 1997 based on a 1996 toy line from Mattel. This show is a spin-off of Street Sharks (where they first appeared as the Dino Vengers).

Extreme Dinosaurs - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1997-09-01

Extreme Dinosaurs - Tyrannosaurus in popular culture - Netflix

Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most famous dinosaurs. It has been frequently represented in film and on television, in literature, on the Internet and in all kinds of games.

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Tyrannosaurus gained widespread public attention on December 30, 1905, when the New York Times hailed T. rex as “the most formidable fighting animal of which there is any record whatever,” the “king of all kings in the domain of animal life,” “the absolute warlord of the earth,” and a “royal man-eater of the jungle.” In 1906, Tyrannosaurus was dubbed the “prize fighter of antiquity” and the “Last of the Great Reptiles and the King of Them All.” In 1927, Charles R. Knight painted a mural incorporating Tyrannosaurus facing a Triceratops in the Field Museum of Natural History, establishing the two dinosaurs as enemies in popular thought; paleontologist Phil Currie cites this mural as one of his inspirations to study dinosaurs. Bakker said of the imagined rivalry between Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops, “No matchup between predator and prey has ever been more dramatic. It's somehow fitting that those two massive antagonists lived out their co-evolutionary belligerence through the very last days of the very last epoch of the Age of Dinosaurs.”

I propose to make this animal the type of the new genus, Tyrannosaurus, in reference to its size, which far exceeds that of any carnivorous land animal hitherto described...This animal is in fact the ne plus ultra of the evolution of the large carnivorous dinosaurs: in brief it is entitled to the royal and high sounding group name which I have applied to it.

Tyrannosaurus rex is unique among dinosaurs in its place in modern culture; paleontologist Robert Bakker has called it “the most popular dinosaur among people of all ages, all cultures, and all nationalities”. From the beginning, it was embraced by the public. Henry Fairfield Osborn, the President of the American Museum of Natural History, billed it the greatest hunter to have ever walked the earth. He stated in 1905,

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