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Walking with Dinosaurs Special - The Giant Claw

What manner of creature lived in the Gobi Desert 75 million years ago, weighed 5 tonnes and possessed metre-long claws? Zoologist Nigel Marven travels to the Mesozoic period to meet Therizinosaurus.

Zoologist and adventurer Nigel Marven takes us on a prehistoric safari in search of the mysterious owner of a gigantic, metre long claw. He has to negotiate his way through a range of dinosaurs that lived in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia 75 million years ago. Eventually he tracks down the Giant Claw – a dinosaur called Therizinosaurus. But will it turn out to be a herbivore or a carnivore?

30 minutes