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Bigger Than T. rex

Passport Season 41 Episode 19 | 53m 9s

Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first tantalizing hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to roam the Earth: spectacular fossil bones from a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. But the fossils were completely destroyed during a World War II Allied bombing raid, leaving only drawings, questions, and a mystery: What was Spinosaurus?

Aired: 11/05/14

Expires: 11/04/21

Rating: TV-PG

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