Photo credit: Vlad Konstantinov and Scott Hocknull | Eromanga Natural History Museum
Nicknamed Cooper due to where it was found and scientifically classified as Australotitan cooperensis, this newly discovered dinosaur species is now among the 15 largest ever found worldwide. It measures approximately 16-21 feet tall and up to 98-feet long, which makes it as large as a basketball court. How did this dinosaur look? The team says it was most likely a giant sauropod, or a plant-eating subgroup characterized by their elongated necks, long tails and four trunk-like legs. Read more for a video and additional information.
Johani Mamid has filmed crocodiles in the past, but his most recent trip to the Crocodile Park in Broome, Western Australia almost ended up in disaster. While he’s a trained crocodile feeder, this reaction by one of the giant crocodiles was a surprise, as it leapt up to attack his drone. Fortunately, it was able to be flown away in time, just before the animal grabbed ahold of the drone, although plans may need to be changed in the future. Read more for the video and additional information.