The Silurians (Homo reptilia) were Earth's first intelligent inhabitants, cold-blood reptilians with a lifespan of over three centuries who developed a civilisation at least 300 million years before human beings evolved.
|Fact title||Fact data|
|Other Names:||Homo reptilia|
|Appearance:||Green reptilian humanoid|
|Start to worry when:||They start moaning about 'stinking apes'. And looking in your direction.|
|First Appearance:||Doctor Who and the Silurians|
|Last Appearance:||The Name of the Doctor|
Silurian astronomers predicated the arrival of a minor planet would devastate Earth, and so the species went into hibernation, with one genetic line being left as caretakers while the others slept. Time hid their cities underground, while the minor planet became Earth's moon.
The fire of war is already lit! The Hungry Earth
Advanced Silurian technology includes germ warfare, mutated dinosaurs, electromagnetic barriers, heat rays, laser scalpels, bioprogrammed materials, fluid controls and disc transports that use geothermal currents and gravity bubbles to move underground.
- The Silurians Monster file Duration: 03:25 Cold Blood
- Cold Blood Preview Duration: 00:33 Cold Blood
- Silurians Clip 01 Duration: 00:45 The Hungry Earth
- Silurians Clip 02 Duration: 01:17 The Hungry Earth
- Silurians Clip 03 Duration: 00:48 Cold Blood
- The Hungry Earth Preview Duration: 00:52 Amy's Choice