Which Extinct Animal You Wish were Still Alive?

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  1. eagc7

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    this a random thread. but i was Thinking What Extinct Animal You guys wish were still Alive? any prehistoric or present extinct animal count so yeah

    Prehistoric: Non Avian Dinosaurs, Ammonites and soem creatures from the Tertiary Era (like Smilodon and Mammoth)
    Present: ALL

    what about you? what extinct animal u wish were alive?
     
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    if anything, i want all. im sure there are lots of beautiful species that were extinct and none of their remains remain in this planet.
     
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    Giant Ground Sloths. Or maybe some of those giant Elasmotherium.
     
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    I like Dodo Birds. They would make me feel better about being human.
    You can spell "Tertiary", "Prehistoric", and "Smilodon" right, but we get "rnadom"? That's awesome.
     
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    by some reason i can type the name of prehistoric animals correctly unless theyre names are hard to remember
     
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    Wild Tyrannosaurs. That would be SO safe.
     
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    A T-rex that I can ride to work.
     
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    Some species of extinct therapod dinosaur, not too big like Tyrannosaurus-sized but not too small. Between 20-35 feet in length. Maybe Carnotaurus, Concovenator, Sinraptor or Allosaurus.

    If I had to choose a prehistoric mammal, I'm with Aernaroth, Giant ground sloths are awesome animals. In second comes Indricotherium, and (I guess they count as mammals technically) for third Gorgonops :D 
     
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    Anything from the Burgess Shale. Opabinia, Anomalocaris, Hallucigenia...
     
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    One of these red Amphicoelias fragillimus

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    Imagine the wang on this thing.
     
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    There were a lot of awesome prehistoric creatures I wish were alive. I've been a huge fan of dinosaurs and the like since birth.

    I'd really like some of the hadrosaurs, like Parasaurolophus, Lambeosaurus, Corythosaurus, Iguanodon to be around. I've always been fascinated by large moving herds of herbivores, and they can't do that too much in movies due to the high cost for CGI or something. Hell, the same for any of the herbivores, Stegosaurs, Apatosaurs, theropod herbivores, etc.

    Mammoths would be pretty cool to see alive, but adapted to have their woolyness, but be able to live on the African Savannah with normal elephants. How cool would that be, to have herds of both elephants and mammoths?

    Seeing the Tyrannosaurs and Carnosaurs alive would be awesome, but obviously hell on earth to keep safe from. Especially the wild ones, if there were any. And how long would it be before Jurassic Park if the carnivores were kept in a zoo?

    The same goes for raptors. Something that dangerous and that smart is not a good combination in modern days.

    The Pterosaurs would be, like everything else I mentioned, awesome to see, but dangerous as shit in wide open spaces. Cue the little kid being carried off for dinner. Maybe just Pteranodon, and maybe some of the little ones like Rhamporrynchus.

    As for sea creatures, I'd love to see a breeding colony of plesiosaurs in Loch Ness, just to "prove" Nessie exists. Liopleurodons would be badass, but friggin things that big would be too dangerous. At least they'd be too big to attack beaches - they'd be beached.

    Most of the animals seen in crowd shots in the Ice Age series, with Machruchenia, Platybelodon, Glyptodon, etc, would be cool to see, albeit not as kid friendly. Wooly rhinos definetly, and the Brontotheres and Terror Birds like Diatryma.

    Hell, have a group of albino Giganthopethicus in the Himalayas for a breeding colony of Yeti's. Have a normal one in North America for Bigfoot.

    For non-prehistoric creatures - things that died out only a few hundred years ago or so - bring back the Moa, Elephant bird, Pygmy elephant, Dodo, Thylacine, Quagga, and have more Galapogos tortoises, for that one lonely one that's on his own.

    As you can see, I'd be in paradise if I could bring back extinct animals.

    I mean, picture hundreds of migrating mammoths in winter - like this attached picture. It'd be like a new era of bison or something.
     

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    Those things were everywhere!!!!:
     
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    fucking dodos man. just to see ppl go 'well thats going to go the way of the do...nevermind.'
     
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    Any and all extinct sea life.

    Thing is, why would I wish for Dinosaurs? They'd eat me, or at least beat me up, so if it's just sea creatures, I got nothing to worry about unless the planet floods.
     
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    All the delicious ones.
     
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    Same. A tame T-rex for a pet = epic awesomeness.
     
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    A brachiosaurus. :D 
     
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    Like turboedguy, I would have to go with the Thylacine. The extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger is a great example of human stupidity. If there's ever a chance to, I hope that influence upon nature is rectified.
     
  20. eagc7

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    it would be Cool if these sightings of the thylacine end up being real
     

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