Graveyard of the Giant Beasts

Infographic: A turtle the size of a car?

How giant are the massive creatures featured on Secrets of the Dead: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts as compared to a car or other animals? Find out below.

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Giant Turtle
Carbonemys cofrinii • Estimated length: 8 ft
Judging from its enormous shell, this turtle was approximately the size of a family car

Titanoboa
Titanoboa cerrejonensis • Estimated length: 42 ft
This apex predator extends longer than the length of the largest T-Rex

Cerrejón Croc
Acherontisuchus guajiraensis • Estimated length: 20 ft
This giant beast’s length measures about the same height as a mature giraffe

Designer: Victoria Malabrigo
Producer: Chie Miyajima

Secrets of the Dead: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts premieres Wednesday, November 2 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).