Biggest predators in the history of earth

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Which are the world’s biggest predators on Earth?


This Infographic sheds light on 15 biggest predators that ever existed in the history of earth. Surprisingly, Jurassic Park fame, Tyrannosaurus rex, ranks only 14th. On the enlarged grid, each square corresponds to 1 meter, and a 1.75 meter human figure appears as a size reference.

[caption id="attachment_1114" align="alignnone" width="1077"]15-biggest-predators On the enlarged grid, each square corresponds to 1 meter, and a 1.75 meter human figure appears as a size reference.[/caption]
































































PredatorLengthWeightPeriod
Sperm whale20.5 m57 tAlive today
Mauisaurus20 m-65 MYA
Megalodon18 m70 t25-1.5 MYA
Spinosaurus18 m9 t106-93.5 MYA
Basilosaurus18 m6 t40-34 MYA
Tylosaurus17.5 m-85-80 MYA
Mosasaurus16 m17 t70-65 MYA
Pilosaurus15 m45 t147 MYA
Titanoboa15 m1.2 t65-58 MYA
Gigantosaurus14.8 m8 t95 MYA
Carcharodontosaurus14 m17.5 t100-93 MYA
Elasmosaurus14 m2.2 t85-65 MYA
Colossal Squid14 m0.5 tAlive today
Tyrannosaurus rex13 m8 t65 MYA
Deinosuchus2 m10 t80-73 MYA

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