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The 10 Best Prehistoric Nicknames

By December 20, 2012

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When a prehistoric animal has a difficult-to-pronounce name like Cretoxyrhina or Oreopithecus, it helps if it's also given a catchy nickname. Here's a list of the 10 best prehistoric nicknames, ranging from the Ginsu Shark to the Demon Duck of Doom.

Illustration of Secodontosaurus, the "Fox-Faced Finback": Dmitri Bogdanov

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