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Dinosaurs! What new species would you like to see?
#1
With every Jurassic movie new dinosaurs are added.. So what do you want to see that'll be new to the franchise?

Try to share names & pictures, as not everyone is a expert.. and hell, there are lots odd species out there which mean even the Paleontologists struggle to keep up at points.

Anyway, I'm gonna kick this off with pop culture classic: Dimetrodon.

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While not actually a dinosaur, but rather a synapsid, this animal would look right at home in the series. Plus, it has appeared in the extended media of Jurassic Park quite a few times, with numerous toys and comic appearances. I've always imagined these creatures being awkward and lazy, but if you piss them off (come too close to their family unit & den) they'll relentlessly barrel at you grunting and roaring like a wild hog. What's nice is they could fit an interesting niche of creatures that haven't really been explored in the films as of yet.

So, lets post some prehistoric creatures!
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#2
Good topic! I'd love to see some dimetrodons in a JW movie, basking in the sun near a river shore.  Here's a couple more I'd like to see:

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Therizinosaurus - Just such a wonderfully weird creature. A theropod, but probably herbivorous, and equipped with massive hands and claws.  Could be a formidable character in JW2, and its presence was already hinted at in Jurassic World on Wu's lab screen.

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Hatzegopteryx - Possibly a species of quetzalcoatlus, hatzegopteryx was a massive pterosaur that is thought to be a terrestrial predator. Imagine a group of these stalking around on the island, scooping up anything (or anyone) unfortunate enough to cross it in its massive beak. A flying flock of these could fill a scene similar to the beach attack in the leaked "game trailer" from a couple years ago.
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#3
Dinosaurs:

Carnotaurus:

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I love this gorgeous looking beast and I loved that they were in TLW novel and how they were used and I would love to see them introduced into the film universe.

Therizinosaurus:
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No doubt that Therizinosaurus would be a beautiful but deadly addition to the Jurassic franchise.

Lambeosaurus:

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I was a fan of the introduction of Corythosaurus and I think another beautiful Hadrosaur  to the franchise would be brilliant.

Pachyrhinosaurus:

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Non-Dinosaurs

Dsungaripterus:

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Always been a fan of the weirder looking Pterosaurs.

Pterodaustro:

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Dunkleosteus:

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The fact this giant fishy could be used as a prehistoric piranha could be utterly terrifying and brilliant to watch.
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#4
Totally with you on your choices, Nedryland. Especially the pachyrhinosaurus. Ceratopians are severely under-represented in the JP franchise, which is a shame because they were some of the most bizarre looking animals to exist:

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A pachyrhinosaurus or styracosaurus or chasmosaurus could look really cool on screen and given the JP treatment, and be a nice break from the standard triceratops.
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#5
That Hatzegopteryx is incredible!

Such a strange creature, and quite unsettling. I can imagine some scary scenes with that thing lumbering after people. I bet it'd move like a giraffe—seemingly in slow motion, but actually covering a great distance.
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#6
We're long overdue for a Baryonyx appearance.

Archaeornithomimus, just to hear the film's characters try to pronounce its name.

I'd like Chasmosaurus or Styracosaurus too; Ceratopsians deserve a little more love.

And no Iguanodon yet!? A herbivore with such features should get a thumbs-up from dinosaur enthusiasts!
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(06-10-2016, 10:26 PM)jurassiraptor Wrote: Totally with you on your choices, Nedryland. Especially the pachyrhinosaurus. Ceratopians are severely under-represented in the JP franchise, which is a shame because they were some of the most bizarre looking animals to exist:

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A pachyrhinosaurus or styracosaurus or chasmosaurus could look really cool on screen and given the JP treatment, and be a nice break from the standard triceratops.

Agreed. 

Here we have some of the most bizarre and awesome looking dinosaurs which, despite being herbivores, can look after themselves and be a danger to predators and humans alike.

I'd also love to see Microceratus:
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Not a dinosaur but always wondered about Smilodon's in Jurassic Park, especially after the gift shop scene:
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#8
Exotic herbivores like:

- Amargasaurus
- Therizinosaurus
- Pachyrhinosaurus (or any ceratopsian like Styracosaurus, Machairoceratops, Regaliceratops, Medusaceratops...)

Non-dinos:

- Dimetrodon
- Quetzalcoatlus / Hatzegopteryx / Arambourgiania
- Elasmosaurus
- Dunkleosteus

Carnivores:

- Oviraptor
- Acrocanthosaurus
- Yutyrannus

I'd like to see one of these in the future, but I'm sure Indominus and Spino killed their chances.
- Baryonyx
- Carnotaurus
- Allosaurus
- Giganotosaurus
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See the above image: I wouldn't mind Coelophysis to make an appearance, though they were featured in Walking With Dinosaurs and the Compsognathus might resemble it a little too much (though Coelophysis was far larger).
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#10
Would love to see Carnotaurus hit the big screen
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