Meet the monsters that once roamed North America, including the hell pig, the terror bird, and the short-faced bear. These infographics were created by Beth Zaiken as signages for the Natural History Museum.
Spinosaurus may be the larges Theropod to ever stalk the Prehistoric Americas and believed to be even larger than T-Rex. Recently (late it was determined to be the first and only known aquatic dinosaur.
Suchomimus and Kryptops. A Cretaceous Nigerian scene depicting a young (and spectacularly feathered) Abelisaurid called Kryptops disturbed from its drinking by the commotion caused by a Suchomimus plucking a young Sarcosuchus from its river habitat.
Josephoartigasia monesi by James Gurney, the largest rodent known to science. It’s something like a cross between a guinea pig and a rhinoceros. It would have stood about four feet high at the shoulder, weighing about pounds.