Oxfordshire, U.K.- 149 million years B.C. This episode follows a shoal of young fish-like Ophthalmosaurus as they struggle to survive the Late Jurassic seas, evading predators like the gigantic Liopleurodon. On land, the dinosaur Eustreptospondylus scrapes out a living as a scavenger, occasionally preying on pterosaurs like Rhamphorhynchus. Written by
Did You Know?
Although Liopleurodon in this episode is depicted as being much larger than in real life (25 m as opposed to 10 m), a 15 m long juvenile pliosaur found in 2002, the "Monster of Aramberri", is possibly a Liopleurodon. See more
The small, protruding bulges on the belly of Ophthalmosaurus in some quick shots reveal where the mechanical attachments are connected to the Ophthalmosaurus model. See more
The most fearsome predator of the Jurassic is watching his prey. Peering through the water, the carnivore fixes on his unwary victim, waiting for the perfect moment to strike.