Most TERRIFYING Extinct Creatures Ever!

Most TERRIFYING Extinct Creatures Ever!

From massive snakes to 100-ton sharks, here
are 10 terrifying animals you’ll be glad are extinct! 10. Titanoboa Titanoboa means “titanic boa” and that
is not an exaggeration. This ancient serpent could reach lengths of
40 feet (12 m) and weigh over a ton. It lived in South America, 58 million years
ago in the Paleocene era, making it slightly younger than the dinosaurs. The swamp where it lived received twice as
much rainfall as today’s Amazon. Not only were the trees larger but so were
the animals. It makes sense that there would be a predator
to eat turtles that were twice the size of manhole covers and crocodiles over a dozen
feet long. The titanoboa looked like a modern-day boa
constrictor, but acted more like a water-dwelling anaconda. The thickest part of its body would have been
as tall as a man’s waist. It was also the largest snake ever to exist. To give you a little more perspective on how
massive this creature was, it could swallow a crocodile whole. It was at the top of the food chain and probably
attacked its prey in dramatic fashion, using its powerful jaws to crush the windpipe. For the titanoboa, we would probably have
been a delicious snack on its way to a better meal. 9. Cameroceras Cameroceras means “chambered horn”, which
does not sound so bad, even though it’s not really clear what it is. The horn was a large shell inhabited by the
largest cephalopod ever. Cephalopods include octopus, squid, and cuttlefish. These are all predators, but Cameroceras was
the top ocean predator during its time. It lived in the middle Silurian period, about
24.6 million years ago. Its shell, the chambered horn, was around
6 meters (19 feet) long. Tentacles grew from the base of the head,
much like a cuttlefish, and it would have used those to seize its prey. Its hard, keratinous beak would have bitten
into the bodies of its prey, capable of crunching straight through hard shells and armored exoskeletons. ‬Within the beaks of modern cephalopods,
a ‘‬toothed’ ‬tongue is used to rasp out soft tissue from within the prey’s shell. Though it is not known for certain if Cameroceras
had this feature, scientists assume it did because the tentacles, size, and beak weren’t
scary enough.‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Its fossils have been found in mainland China,
Europe, and North America. So, during its heyday, there wasn’t a safe
place to hide from this monster. 8. Kaprosuchus Ever wondered what a wingless dragon would
look like? Look no further than Kaprosuchus. Discovered in 2009, this Cretaceous period
reptile could have been 3-6 meters long (9-19ft). Its name means “boar crocodile” and comes
from three sets of teeth that resemble boar’s tusks. All we have so far is the skull, so things
like size and overall look can only be speculated. However, that speculation is pretty terrifying. It has a bulky nose, which suggests a horn
or growth of some kind that could have been used as a battering ram. Its jaws have notches in the bone to allow
this creature to close its mouth. Otherwise, its huge teeth would have forced
it to keep its mouth open all the time. I’m not sure which image is more frightening. The only fossil of this creature has been
found in Africa. Despite the lack of knowledge about this creature,
the idea of it thoroughly captured the public’s imagination and you can encounter Kaprosuchus
in the video game, ARK: Survival Evolved. 7. Arthropleura Arthropleura, whose name means “jointed
ribs”, is not the kind of animal a bug hater would want to encounter. Living 323 to 299 million years ago in the
Carboniferous era, it was a millipede. A seven-foot long (2.3m) millipede. This makes it the largest arthropod ever! At the time it lived, there was more oxygen
in the atmosphere and larger amounts of precipitation in rain forests, helping animals to get larger
and larger. Because of its size, it left deep trackways
that have since fossilized which we can see today. Scientists have discovered it lived in eastern
North America and modern day Scotland. Luckily, it was an herbivore most of the time,
but probably also ate insects and other invertebrates. So, unless you’re made of leafy green vegetables,
Arthropleura posed no threat to you. Unless it ran you over. And even if you survived that, the fact that
so many legs crawled over you would be enough to fuel a thousand nightmares. 6. Pulmonoscorpius When we think of scorpions, we think of an
insect with an exoskeleton that can be fierce, but is rather small. Well, that wasn’t always the case. Enter the Pulmonoscorpius, or the “breathing
scorpion”. Like the Arthropleura, it lived in the giant
rainforests of the Carboniferous era, where everything was bigger and scarier. This scorpion transitioned from an aquatic
to a land creature, taking up the burrowing lifestyle of its present-day descendants. Unlike its descendants, the Pulmonoscorpius
could reach lengths of 70 cm (3 feet)! No one is sure what this creature ate exactly
but it isn’t much of a stretch to think it dined on other insects and tetrapods. Scientists feel safe in guessing this scorpion’s
poison was very potent, given its size. Fossils of the Pulmonoscorpius have only been
found in Scotland. What the heck? Who knew Scotland had so many scary bugs! 5. Argentavis Magnificens Six million years ago, in present day Argentina,
Argentavis Magnificens prowled the skies. It is the largest flying bird ever discovered. While its name points to Argentina, it is
possible it had a much larger range. This ancient bird’s wings spanned 23-30
ft (7-9 m). This is twice as big as an albatross or the
California condor. Because of its size, scientists don’t think
it flew in the traditional, flapping sense. It also couldn’t launch itself into the
air through a running take-off. Scientists believe it used the same method
albatrosses and hang gliders use today: sloping ground and headwind. Once airborne, these birds glided rather than
flapped its wings. What did something this large eat? Because it has been extinct for millennia,
it is hard to say but scientists believe it ate carrion as well as small animals. Small when compared to an Argentavis Magnificens,
which would probably include us humans. It has been hypothesized that when Argentavis
actively hunted, this monster bird scooped up its prey and ate it without stopping. 4. Deinosuchus Deinosuchus is an extinct genus related to
the alligator that lived 80 to 73 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period. The name translates as “terrible crocodile”
and it certainly lived up to it. The first remains were discovered in North
Carolina in the United States in the 1850s but the dinosaur was not named and described
until 1909. Deinosuchus was far larger than any modern
crocodile or alligator, with the largest adults measuring 35 feet (10.6 meters) in total length. However, it looked fairly similar to its smaller
descendant, the present day alligator. Deinosuchus was an apex predator and among
the largest of its time. It was probably capable of killing and eating
large dinosaurs. Héctor Rivera-Sylva and colleagues described
hadrosaur bones bearing Deinosuchus toothmarks from Mexico, and similar finds have been reported
from Texas. It may have also fed upon sea turtles, fish,
and other aquatic and terrestrial prey. 3. Megalania Prisca Megalania Prisca was a giant monitor lizard
living in Australia between 4 million and 30,000 years ago. This could mean that the first human inhabitants
of Australia encountered this gigantic lizard. No complete skeleton of Megalania has been
found, only fragments. The first fragments were discovered in the
19th century by anatomist Richard Owen. He estimated that this giant lizard grew to
be 20 feet (6 meters) long! It was nicknamed the “ripper” because
scientists believe it tore into its prey and ripped it apart. However, some controversy exists regarding
this lizard. Scientists today say that the bones resemble
another giant lizard species. In fact, many now refer to Megalania as Varanas
priscus and estimate its length to be about eleven feet. That’s still nothing to scoff at, especially
since Megalania was most likely poisonous. What’s more, many people think Megalania
might still live in some unexplored part of Australia’s bush because there are eyewitnesses
who claim to have seen it. As if Australia wasn’t scary enough. 2. Entelodon Interestingly, this creature’s name means
“perfect teeth”. It existed 37 to 27 million years ago in the
late Eocene to early Oligocene eras. While some people have taken to calling these
creatures “killer pigs”, they are more like hippos than swine. So, how big was it? About the size of a modern day cow, about
9 feet (3m) long and taller than a man. Entelodons are widely regarded as omnivores
that ate plants and scavenged dead animals, though it sometimes supplemented its diet
with live prey. Its bite strength was phenomenal. Scientists discovered a pile of Oligocene
camels that had been bitten in half. Skulls have been unearthed bearing evidence
of head-butting matches with members of its own species. Somewhat confusingly, this animal has lent
its name to a whole family of similar megafauna: the Entelodonts. The Entelodon belongs to this family. The reason why it gave its name to this megafauna
is because the Entelodon was the first of its kind to be discovered. 1. Megalodon This enormous, extinct shark species has become
one of the most renowned prehistoric predators, perhaps second only to the T. rex. The biggest species of shark to have ever
existed, the megalodon is generally thought to have looked similar to today’s great
white. However, while a great white shark can grow
to be 20 feet long (6m) and weigh over 7,000 pounds, the megalodon was estimated to be
60 feet in length, weighing anywhere from 50 to 100 metric tons. Its teeth were so massive that when people
began finding fossilized Megalodon teeth, they thought they were dragon tongues. Megalodons died off about 1.6 million years
ago, though some people like to wonder if it still wanders the ocean. If it did die off when scientists believe
it did, this means that it often ate animals that are still around today—like giant sea
turtles, porpoises, and even whales. Its fossils have been found all around the
world, suggesting it had a wide range. There is no direct evidence that Megalodon
still exists. There are fake documentaries and fake footage
everywhere, so scientists are waiting to find either the carcass of the creature itself,
a carcass bearing its tell-tale bite mark, or one of its teeth to wash ashore before
they even consider the notion. Whenever a previously thought extinct animal
is found, like in the case of the megamouth shark, people can be forgiven for letting
their imaginations get away from them. You just never know… Thanks for watching! Be sure to subscribe and and click right here
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Comments (100)

  1. 6:33 Why is the Parasaurulophus here?!

  2. if the past had bigger animals? maybe ther are human giants exist in that time?. what the heck.. scary!

  3. Ummmmm…. idk if u know…but a wingless dragon is almost the same thing as a dinosaur 🦖

  4. Megalania is

  5. My mom is more sarier than any of these. Shes like a movie monster but instead of a chainsaw or machete its a chancla

  6. The first one is so scary if I saw this in water or something I would freak out

  7. SOOO SCARY!!!!!!

  8. Me:I want to catch a meg!
    You: I see something
    Me:I’m outa here boyyyyyyyyyy

  9. O god o god please no no no no no nooooo

  10. my brother is born in 2009

  11. A dragon dosent have to have wings to be dragon sooooo it could be a dragon

  12. Aku ra mudeng maksud mu

  13. The actual biggest bird is a quetzal not the argentavis

  14. 4:12 omg nightmare from fnaf 4 is working for the giant centipede 😂😂😂😂

  15. hey did you take that from five nights at Freddy's 4 cause that is nightmare from five nights at Freddy's 4

  16. 4:12 A FNAF CHARACTER?!?! wow nice pun.. ITS “NIGHTMARE” EVERYBODY!!!

  17. I think it is pronounced "dino-su-cus."

  18. Jesus the snake coming out scared me

  19. You are scaring me

  20. Number 8 is a over grow salt water Gader


  22. Actually kaprosuchus is pronounced like:


  23. When they said: "You can encounter the Kaprosuchus in the videogame Ark: Survivial evolved" I yelled EYYYYYYY! I PLAY ARK: Survival Evolved! It's a really fun game thou. I had a Kaprosuchus named"Fang" once.

  24. Unfortunatley he died…. by another Kapro cause HE JUST SO HAPPENED TO BE ON PASSIVE!!!

  25. Oh an by the way Pulmonoscorpius is pronounced:




  27. 神奇的大自然,让人心升敬畏

  28. You haven’t uploaded in so long!

  29. 8:02 i freaking love him

  30. I wanna have a titanabowa (sorry if spelled wrong) it looks so awesome.
    I wanna see that 2nd animal! It looks cool.
    I wanna pet that 3rd animal! Sounds like a fun animal.
    That 4th animal reminds me of a rollercoaster! (The world's first rollercoaster??)
    The 5th one sounds awesome.
    The 6th one sounds amazing!
    The 7th animal kinda scary.
    The 8th animal sounds so cool!!
    The 9th animal sounds like a good pet dog😂 I jk sounds like a fun animal to watch.
    The 10th one is scary but awesome!!

  31. Top 10 of animal special in ARK Survival Evolved

  32. Wow that's insane

  33. Why do they have such long and weird names why can't it just be something like cat or dog or cow

  34. Megalodon could have been much smaller they have only discovered teeth

  35. no no no i hate it!!!!!!!!

  36. The front pic was so fake

  37. Megalania is not a lizard it’s an oversized Komodo dragon

  38. That kaprosuchns skull is probably a baryonyx skull



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  42. Im glad that I can skip all the adds 😂

  43. I just looked at the title and wanted to type in chat “CLICKBAIT”

  44. 😱 who is watching 2019

  45. Where is the livyatan?

  46. nice

  47. Um Megalania is still alive and not extinct

  48. that dragon is called indo raptor to

  49. Well where did all these weird slimy legendary creatures ever get born from

  50. nature your realy scary

  51. Nature.brings horrific animals

  52. Thumbnail sacred me

  53. If they were not extinct

    We would have to live at Mars

  54. Bruh I thought these animals feed o. Radiation lol

  55. People say the meglaodon is still alive it is at the bottom of the pacfic ocean

  56. I saw that bird on another vid

  57. I thought a spino would be on the list cuz it’s like a stronger amphibious T. rex

  58. Deinosuchus had a brother😁😀

  59. You mean the titanobao eats the monitar lizard the biggest lizard on the world that isnt extinct

  60. Check this out :3 3:23

  61. That's why God sent a Deluge…

  62. Snakes are scary in my house there are many teeny tiny little snakes oh god

  63. If they are all so powerful why are they extinct

  64. The 'ch' in kaprosuchus and deinosuchus is pronounced like a 'k' not a 'ch'.

  65. that snake is so not real😓😥😯 i hope so😫😰😱

  66. I love how it showed pics from ark survival XD

  67. 3:16 and the mobile game Jurassic World Alive

  68. The sentipid is so aaaaaaàaaa!!!!!!!!

  69. 9+7(7*’,guilhioö

  70. aren’t scorpions arachnids?

  71. Well lady I’m from Australia there aren’t any huge lizards here

  72. 3:39 and I’m scared of spiders

  73. Argentavis Magnificens…………could this bird also be responsible for the Mesa Bird legends of Native Americans?

  74. oh soo big earth worm

  75. And when
    They say get on the floor they mean it (ya know open the doors get on the floors every do the dinosaur)

  76. Me sees Titanoboa
    Also Me: I will never swim in swamps again

  77. me like oh cute, then ahhhh

  78. (me still watching video then sees a fnaf 4 character) WUT HAVE I JUST SEEN •~• lol I like that Five nights at Freddy's 4 aaaaaaaaaand this video just knew it claps alot CONGRATS XD

  79. I hate these ads. I cannot even watch a video anymore. They took over my tablet to the point of breaking it. What the heck can I do to watch even one video???


  81. I love the game ark

  82. Megaladon could still be alive except no one has lived to tell the tale

  83. I used to live in north Carolina.

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