List of creatures by Impossible Pictures

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The following is a complete list of prehistoric creatures from the universe of the Walking with... series documentary, science fiction and fantasy television programmes, companion books and also any spin-off merchandise. Most of the shows produced by Impossible Pictures with BBC Worldwide and Discovery Channel in association with ProSieben and France 3 and created by Tim Haines and Jasper James. They used visual effects teams such as Framestore, The Mill and Jellyfish Pictures to bring back extinct creatures to life.

Walking with Dinosaurs[edit]

220,000,000 BC, Late Triassic (Arizona)
Coelophysis (Coelophysis bauri)
Postosuchus (Postosuchus kirkpatricki)
Thrinaxodon (Thrinaxodon liorhinus) (Identified as Cynodont)
Plateosaurus (Plateosaurus engelhardti)
Placerias (Placerias hesternus)
Peteinosaurus (Peteinosaurus zambellii)
152,000,000 BC, Late Jurassic (Colorado)
Diplodocus (Diplodocus longus)
Ornitholestes (Ornitholestes hermanni)
Stegosaurus (Stegosaurus stenops)
Brachiosaurus (Brachiosaurus altithorax)
Allosaurus (Allosaurus fragilis)
Anurognathus (Anurognathus ammoni)
Dryosaurus (Dryosaurus altus)
149,000,000 BC, Late Jurassic (Oxfordshire)
Ophthalmosaurus (Ophthalmosaurus icenicus)
Liopleurodon (Liopleurodon ferox)
Eustreptospondylus (Eustreptospondylus oxoniensis)
Cryptoclidus (Cryptoclidus eurymerus)
Rhamphorhynchus (Rhamphorhynchus muensteri)
Hybodus (Hybodus reticulatus)
Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes plicatilis)
127,000,000 BC, Early Cretaceous (Brazil, North America, Europe and Catambria)
Tropeognathus (Tropeognathus mesembrinus) (Identified as Ornithocheirus)
Iguanodon (Iguanodon bernissartensis)
Utahraptor (Utahraptor ostrommaysorum)
Dakotadon (Dakotadon lakotaensis)
Tupandactylus (Tupandactylus navigans) (Identified as Tapejara)
Polacanthus (Polacanthus foxii)
Iberomesornis (Iberomesornis romerali)
106,000,000 BC, Middle Cretaceous (Australia)
Leaellynasaura (Leaellynasaura amicagraphica)
Australovenator (Australovenator wintonensis) (Identified as Polar Allosaur)
Muttaburrasaurus (Muttaburrasaurus langdoni)
Koolasuchus (Koolasuchus cleelandi)
Steropodon (Steropodon galmani)
65,500,000 BC, Late Cretaceous (Montana)
Tyrannosaurus (Tyrannosaurus rex)
Torosaurus (Torosaurus latus)
Ankylosaurus (Ankylosaurus magniventris)
Edmontosaurus (Edmontosaurus Annectans) (Identified as Anatotitan)
Dromaeosaurus (Dromaeosaurus albertensis)
Thescelosaurus (Thescelosaurus garbanii)
Didelphodon (Didelphodon vorax)
Quetzalcoatlus (Quetzalcoatlus northropi)
Deinosuchus (Deinosuchus rugosus)
Dinilysia (Dinilysia patagonica)
Triceratops (Triceratops horridus)

The Ballad of Big Al[edit]

145,000,000 BC, Late Jurassic (Wyoming)
Allosaurus (Allosaurus fragilis)
Stegosaurus (Stegosaurus stenops)
Diplodocus (Diplodocus longus)
Apatosaurus (Apatosaurus excelsus)
Dryosaurus (Dryosaurus altus)
Ornitholestes (Ornitholestes hermanni)
Brachiosaurus (Brachiosaurus altithorax)
Anurognathus (Anurognathus ammoni)
Othnielia (Othnielia rex)

Walking with Beasts[edit]

49,000,000 BC, Early Eocene (Germany)
Leptictidium (Leptictidium tobieni)
Gastornis (Gastornis sarasini)
Ambulocetus (Ambulocetus natans)
Propalaeotherium (Propalaeotherium parvulum)
Godinotia (Godinotia neglecta)
Titanomyrma (Titanomyrma giganteum)
Eurotamandua (Eurotamadua joresi)
36,000,000 BC, Late Eocene (Pakistan and Egypt)
Basilosaurus (Basilosaurus isis)
Andrewsarchus (Andrewsarchus mongoliensis)
Embolotherium (Embolotherium andrewsi) (Identified as Brontothere)
Dorudon (Dorudon atrox)
Moeritherium (Moeritherium trigodon)
Apidium (Apidium moustafai)
Physogaleus (Physogaleus secundus)
25,000,000 BC, Late Oligocene (Mongolia)
Paraceratherium (Paraceratherium transouralicum) (Identified as Indricothere)
Hyaenodon (Hyaenodon gigas)
Chalicotherium (Chalicotherium brevirostris) (Identified as Chalicothere)
Entelodon (Entelodon magnus) (Identified as Entelodont)
Cynodictis (Cynodictis elegans) (Identified as Bear Dog)
3,200,000 BC, Late Pliocene (Ethiopia)
Australopithecus (Australopithecus afarensis)
Dinofelis (Dinofelis barlowi)
Ancylotherium (Ancylotherium hennigi)
Deinotherium (Deinotherium bozasi)
1,000,000 BC, Early Pleistocene (Paraguay)
Smilodon (Smilodon populator)
Macrauchenia (Macrauchenia patagonica)
Megatherium (Megatherium americanum)
Phorusrhacos (Phorusrhacos longissimus) (Identified as Terror Bird)
Doedicurus (Doedicurus clavicaudatus)
30,000 BC, Late Pleistocene (Belgium)
Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
Irish Elk (Megaloceros giganteus) (Identified as Megaloceros)
Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis)
Woolly Rhinoceros (Coelodonta antiquitatis)
Human (Homo sapiens sapiens)
European Lion (Panthera leo spealea) (Identified as Cave Lion)
Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)

The Lost World[edit]

145,000,000 BC, Late Jurassic (Colorado)
Epanterias (Epanterias amplexus)
Diplodocus (Diplodocus longus)
Brachiosaurus (Brachiosaurus altithorax)
Allosaurus (Allosaurus fragilis)
125,000,000 BC, Early Cretaceous (Wessex)
Iguanodon (Iguanodon bernissartensis)
Hypsilophodon (Hypsilophodon foxii)
75,000,000 BC, Late Cretaceous (Kansas)
Pteranodon (Pteranodon longiceps)
25,000,000 BC, Late Oligocene (Mongolia)
Entelodon (Entelodon magnus)
2,000,000 BC, Early Pleistocene (Java)
Java Man (Homo erectus erectus)
10,000 BC, Late Pleistocene (Brazil)
Human (Homo sapiens sapiens)

Chased by Dinosaurs[edit]

Episode Time Location Species
Land of Giants 100 million years ago
Middle Cretaceous
Argentina Argentinosaurus huinculensis
Sarcosuchus imperator
Pteranodon sp.
Giganotosaurus carolinii
Tropeognathus (Ornithocheirus) mesembrinus
Macrogryphosaurus gondwanicus
The Giant Claw 75 million years ago
Late Cretaceous
Mongolia Saurolophus angustirostris
Protoceratops andrewsi
Velociraptor mongoliensis
Mononykus olecranus
Tarbosaurus bataar
Therizinosaurus cheloniformis
Azhdarcho lancicollis

Sea Monsters[edit]

Title Time Hazards Species
The Seventh Most Dangerous Sea of All Time 450 million years ago
Late Ordovician
Giant Orthocones, Sea Scorpions Cameroceras trentonense(Orthocones)
Megalograptus alveolatus
Astraspis desiderata
Isotelus rex
The Sixth Most Deadly Sea of All Time 230 million years ago
Triassic
Nothosaurs, Cymbospondylus Peteinosaurus zambellii
Nothosaurus mirabilis
Tanystropheus ongobardicus
Cymbospondylus natans
Liliensternus liliensterni
The Fifth Most Dangerous Sea of All Time 360 million years ago
Devonian
Dunkleosteus Bothriolepis ornata
Stethacanthus altonensis
Dunkleosteus terrelli
The Fourth Most Dangerous Sea of All Time 36 million years ago
Eocene
Basilosaurus Arsinoitherium zitteli
Dorudon atrox
Basilosaurus isis
The Third Most Dangerous Sea of All Time 4 million years ago
Pliocene
Megalodon Odobenocetops leptodon
Carcharodon/Carcharocles megalodon
Cetotherium rathkii
The Second Most Dangerous Sea Ever 155 million years ago
Jurassic
Liopleurodon Leedsichthys problematicus
Metriorhynchus geoffroyii
Hybodus houtienensis
Liopleurodon ferox
The Most Dangerous Sea Ever 75 million years ago
Cretaceous
Xiphactinus, Sharks, Giant Mosasaurs Hesperornis regalis
Squalicorax falcatus (Shark)
Xiphactinus audax
Halisaurus platyspondylus (Mosasaur)
Tyrannosaurus rex
Pteranodon longiceps
Elasmosaurus platyurus
Archelon ischyros
Tylosaurus kansasensis (Giant Mosasaur)

Walking with Cavemen[edit]

Episode Time Location Species
First Ancestors 3.2 million years ago
Ethiopia Australopithecus afarensis
Ancylotherium
Deinotherium
Crocodylus thorbjamarsoni
Blood Brothers 2 million years ago
East Africa Paranthropus boisei
Homo habilis
Dinofelis
Deinotherium
Ancylotherium
Homo rudolfensis
Savage Family 1.5 million years ago –
500,000 years ago
Southern AfricaChina Homo ergaster
Homo erectus
Gigantopithecus
Tarantula
The Survivors 400,000  years ago –
30,000 years ago
EuropeAfrica Homo heidelbergensis
Homo neanderthalensis
Megaloceros
Mammuthus primigenius
Homo sapiens

Walking with Monsters[edit]

Time Location Oxygen Content/Global Temp Hazards Species
530 million years ago
Late Cambrian
Chengjiang, China 30% Below Today World's First Super Predator Redlichiida sp. (Trilobite)
Anomalocaris saron
Haikouichthys ercaicunensis
Unidentified jellyfish
418 million years ago
Late Silurian
South Wales, UK 30% Below Today Giant Scorpions Cephalaspis lyelli
Brontoscorpio anglicus
Pterygotus anglicus
Cameroceras trentonense (Identified as Orthocone)
Unidentified sponge
Unidentified sea urchin
Cooksonia pertoni
360 million years ago
Late Devonian
Pennsylvania, USA 20% Below Today Giant Killer Fish Hynerpeton
Hyneria
Stethacanthus
Unidentified scorpion
300 million years ago
Late Carboniferous
Kansas, USA 40% Above Today Giant Insects Primitive Mesothelae
Petrolacosaurus kansensis
Meganeura monyi
Arthropleura armata
Proterogyrinus scheelei
280 million years ago
Early Permian
Bromacker, Germany 20% Colder Than Today Extreme Seasons Dimetrodon teutonis
Edaphosaurus pogonias
Seymouria sanjuanensis
Unidentified dragonfly
250 million years ago
Late Permian
Siberia 60% Hotter Than Today Extreme Heat,
Volcanic Activity
Inostrancevia alexandri (Identified as Gorgonops / gorgonopsid)
Diictodon feliceps
Rhinesuchus africanus (Identified as Labyrinthodont)
Scutosaurus karpinskii
248 million years ago
Early Triassic
South Africa 40% Hotter Than Today Ambush Predators Lystrosaurus murrayi
Euparkeria capensis
Proterosuchus fergusi (Identified as Chasmatosaur)
Euchambersia mirabilis (Identified as therocephalian)
Unidentified dragonfly

The Arena Spectacular[edit]

Show Species
Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular Allosaurus fragilis
Ankylosaurus magniventris
Brachiosaurus altithorax
Iguanodon bernissartensis (carcass)
Liliensternus liliensterni
Ornithocheirus/Tropeognathus
Plateosaurus engelhardti
Stegosaurus stenops
Torosaurus latus
Tyrannosaurus rex
Utahraptor ostrommaysorum

Prehistoric Park[edit]

Episode Time Location Species Encountered
T.rex Returns 65 million years ago
Late Cretaceous
Montana, USA Nyctosaurus gracilis
Ornithomimus velox
Triceratops horridus
Tyrannosaurus rex
A Mammoth Undertaking 150,000 years ago
and 10,000 years ago
Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene
Siberia Ursus spaeleus
Elasmotherium sibricum
Homo sapiens sapiens
Mammuthus primigenius
Crocuta crocuta spaeleus
Canis lupus
Dinobirds 125 million years ago
Early Cretaceous
Manchuria, China Borealosaurus wimani (Titanosaur)
Eosipterus yangi (Pterosaur)
Incisivosaurus gauthieri
Mei long
Microraptor gui
Saving the Sabretooth 1 million years ago
and 10,000 years ago
Early Pleistocene/Early Holocene
South America Phorusrhacos longissimus
Smilodon populator
Toxodon platensis
The Bug House 300 million years ago
Late Carboniferous
Scotland, UK Arthropleura armata
Crassigyrinus scoticus
Meganeura monyi
Pulmonoscorpius kirktonensis
Supercroc 75 million years ago
Upper Cretaceous
Texas, USA Albertosaurus sarchophagus
Deinosuchus rugosus
Nyctosaurus gracilis
Parasaurolophus walkeri
Troodon formosus

Walking with Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie[edit]

Film Time Species
Walking with Dinosaurs: The 3D Movie 70 million years ago
Late Cretaceous
Alexornis antecedens
Alphadon marshi
Chirostenotes pergracilis
Edmontonia longiceps (Identified as ankylosaur)
Edmontosaurus regalis
Gorgosaurus libratus
Hesperonychus elizabethae
Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum
Parksosaurus warreni
Quetzalcoatlus northropi (Identified as pterosaur)
Troodon inequalis

Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs[edit]

Title Species
Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs Alexornis antecedens
Allosaurus fragilis
Argentinosaurus huinculensis
Ceratosaurus nasicornis
Diplodocus longus
Edmontosaurus regalis
Gallimimus bullatus
Gorgosaurus libratus
Mapusaurus roseae
Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis
Pachyrhinosaurus canadensis
Pentaceratops sternbergii
Protoceratops andrewsi
Pterodaustro guinazui
Stegosaurus armatus
Tarbosaurus bataar
Tarchia kielanae
Triceratops horridus
Tyrannosaurus rex

Primeval[edit]

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