How Big Is That Titanosaur?

120 Feet Long and 70 Tons...What Does That Really Mean?

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1. Is the titanosaur longer, or shorter, than the longest field goal in NFL history?

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2. How many Velociraptors would you have to pile in a heap to equal the weight of one titanosaur?

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3. How many standard yellow school buses would you have to line up end to end to match the length of one titanosaur?

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4. In a pound-for-pound faceoff, how many Sherman Tanks would it take to destroy one rampaging titanosaur?

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5. True or false: the titanosaur weighs more than the containment vessel of a nuclear power plant.

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6. If a titanosaur lay flat along the width of Camp Nou, could it stop Lionel Messi from scoring a goal?

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7. Dangled from a helicopter, would the titanosaur be shorter, or taller, than the Statue of Liberty?

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8. How many standard-issue African elephants would it take to equal the weight one titanosaur?

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9. Is the titanosaur bigger, or smaller, than the largest oil rig currently in use?

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10. The titanosaur was roughly equivalent in size and weight to:

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Clearly, you're not the kind of person who's comfortable comparing some big things to other big things. You might want to take up a less challenging hobby, like bug collecting or scrimshaw--and whatever you do, don't time-travel back to the Cretaceous period and try to peek at any titanosaurs up close.

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The good news: You're brainier than the average ornithopod, which would be squashed flat by a rampaging titanosaur faster than you can say "lack of binocular vision." The bad news: you won't be hired any time soon by the American Museum of Natural History to assess its available display space.

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Amazing! Clearly you have a knack not only for estimating the size of titanosaurs, but for guessing other peoples' weight at carnival sideshows and knowing exactly how far away Mount Rainier is from the window seat of your plane--and you can smile knowingly when your bar buddies argue about the "world's biggest dinosaur."