There is little doubt this relationship has been hugely beneficial to both, leading to dogs being commonly referred to as “man’s best friend”.
But over recent years there there have been a steady stream of stories in the media cataloging what appears to be an increasing trend of horrific attacks.
For 135 million years, dinosaurs were the undisputed rulers of the Earth, and could still have been today if not for a cataclysmic comet some 65 million years ago.
However, our planet has been around for a lot longer than the dinosaurs’ reign and, as it turns out, nature is quite adept at producing nightmare-inducing monsters.
They were hunted to almost extinction by modern humans but thanks to legal protection they still exist in national parks.
What most people don’t know is that bison have killed more tourists than bears and wolves!
The megarodent lived in lowland rain forests between two and four million years ago, perhaps using its massive teeth to fend off saber-toothed cats and giant, flightless, meat-eating birds, researchers said The newfound species was reported in a study led by Andrés Rinderknecht of the National Museum of Natural History and Anthropology in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The biggest snake that ever lived (that we know about) was a massive anaconda-like beast that slithered through steamy tropical rainforests about 60 million years ago feasting on primitive crocodiles, National Geographic News reported today.