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Hired to acquire the animals of a prehistoric wildlife park. He travels to the past alongside several friends in order to bring extinct prehistoric creatures back to life.
  • Badass Bookworm: Knows all about the prehistoric creatures he's about to face and constantly tries to capture them. Most of the time, he succeeds.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Cynthia (although neither party entirey necessarily recognizes it as such just yet).
  • Control Freak: After the Novum board started being more involved in management, he became this.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has his moments.
  • Determinator: He will NOT allow any animal that could become extinct to be left behind. One of the arthropleura will vouch for him there (not hard to do considering he bronco rode it in the midst of a swamp fire). Granted, he will allow his friends the opportunity to go back to the present and save themselves when things get especially dangerous. Whether or not they take him up on this offer is their choice entirely.
  • Expy: Think of him as a time-traveling Steve Irwin.
  • Fatal Flaw: His recklessness and impatience can lead him to make some rather... ill-thought out decisions. For example, frequently using himself as bait when bringing back large carnivores. As of Nightmare Labyrinthine, he has proven himself to have become well aware of this and decided that he needs to start planning things out more after his recklessness leads to him being briefly marooned in a post KT Event landscape.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Leon and Adrian.
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Indy Ploy: Frequently.
  • The Kirk
  • The Leader: Takes on this role in every mission.
  • Official Couple: With Cynthia.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: He's the hot-tempered, reckless red to Leon's calmer, more methodical blue.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Granted, there are people with higher authority than him, but he is nevertheless a firm, but fair, and ultimately reasonable leader to the members of the rescue gang.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: He may not have fought in battle, but being stuck on Earth during the Cretaceous-Paleocene Extinction has left its scars.

Kyle Taymor

The Head Keeper of the park. In charge of cleaning, feeding, and taking care of the resident animals. Consequently, he often suffers the shenanigans that happened in the park.
  • Angry Black Man: Although, typically, it's justified. Lampshaded in the following exchange from 'The New Rulers':
    I've just had to round up a herd of giant reptiles. Black rage doesn't even begin to describe what I'm feeling at the moment.
  • Butt-Monkey: Usually on the receiving end of whatever bad things that the prehistoric creatures brought.
  • Deadpan Snarker: One of the fic's most prodigious snarkers, along with Jack, Nikolai, Collete, and Leon.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: Not exactly 'nasty' per se, but he does have his drill sergeant moments every now and then (particularly when involved in construction of new exhibits).
  • Expy: A lot of his personality is based on John Luther.
  • I Need a Freaking Drink: Says this word for word to Nikolai after the arrival of the pterygotus.
  • Only Sane Man: The one who usually complains to Drew whenever he's planning to bring back the dangerous creatures back to the park.
    • Subverted in the first mission, as he was actually hoping for something large and dangerous to be the first target, and was more than a little annoyed that the target turned out to be the small and unexciting Haikouichthys instead.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Despite initial annoyance at the choice of main target for the first mission, he eventually comes around. He is also not at all swayed into showing leniency for Leon and Jack when they try to convince him to allow them to be let off the hook and avoid having to personally work as handlers for the dunkleosteus as a punishment.

Nikolai Koshkin

Head of security, and used to be a member of the Spetsnaz.
  • Boring, but Practical: Nikolai's viewpoint behind having the small and not entirely exciting Haikouichthys be the first target as opposed to something more dangerous (much to Kyle's consternation).
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He does not like to talk about his past in the Spetsnaz.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Certainly views Kyle's nickname for him (Koli) as such.
  • Expy: Based off a character from a Primeval Novel (and has a similar backstory to boot!).
  • Hidden Depths: Despite his rather gruff outward exterior and demeanor, he is actually a pretty nice guy. Jack himself experiences these depths firsthand after the acquisition of the animals from the Carboniferous Period.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Can be gruff and sometimes seem like a jerkass; but in the end, his heart is in the right place.
  • Precision F-Strike:
    (After seeing Jack in the midst of a particularly nutty idea): Denham, what the bloody fuck are you doing?!
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Takes the time to (relatively) calmly explain to Drew and Jack the importance of using their communicators to warn the park staff (especially security) ahead of time when he greets them upon return in "The First Steps" after they end up sending an extra cameroceras and a small group of massive pterygotus through the time portal without warning.

Leon Gilbertson

One of the younger keepers of the park, a close friend of Drew's, and the park's resident animal expert.
  • A Day in the Limelight: He's the focus for the "back at the park" segments of "The First Steps".
  • Asexuality: Firmly believed himself to have this, as did Drew and Adrian . . . until he met Yolanda.
  • Badass Bookworm: Has his moments (especially when he's able to face his fears, not to mention if Yolanda's life lies in the balance).
  • Beast and Beauty: While he doesn't fit the traditional (meaning physical) definition of the 'Beast', he nonetheless more than qualifies for this role alongside Yolanda's 'Beauty'.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Usually prefers not to fight. But he does not take kindly to insults to himself, or his friends. And if you do wrong to Yolanda Hall . . . God help you.
  • Brainy Brunette: Brown hair? Check. Large amount of knowledge on animals? Check. Genius moments every now and then? Check.
  • Break the Haughty: While downplayed in that he is nowhere as haughty and arrogant as most examples, his experiences in "Life in Transition" and "Alien Empire" are enough to humble him somewhat when it comes to working with Jack.
  • Brutal Honesty: If he lived in the world from the Divergent Series, he'd be right at home in the Candor faction.
  • Butt-Monkey: One of the two main ones in this series (the other being Jack). He even lampshades this during the events of "Alien Empire."
    (After he and Jack are forced into ending their stalling tactics by an annoyed keeper lowering the barrier in the dunkleosteus enclosure preventing the two fish from directly encountering each other) Leon: (to Jack) Why is it always us?
  • Cowardly Lion: Can get quite nervous in the appropriate circumstances (and sometimes not so appropriate circumstances), but can always be counted on to get the job done.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was bullied in school for being autistic before he met and befriended Drew, Adrian, and Yolanda. It's why he snaps at Jack in "Life In Transition".
  • Deadpan Snarker: Quite so.
  • Determinator: Nervous as he can be, he's not one to give up easily.
  • Deuteragonist: For the series overall; his role greatly outweighs that of the other characters and his story arcs are given equal attention to Drew's.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: Does NOT share Jack's sense of humor.
  • Enemy Mine:
    • While downplayed in that he and Alice are never enemies themselves, they both have a mutual dislike of Collete.
    • The potential of a more traditional example occurring between him and Collete is something that a large number of Prehistoric Earth staff hopes to never be fulfilled.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Jack (although admittedly, it's more of a fire forged vitriolic best buds kind of deal; until Storm in the Desert that is).
  • Friend to All Living Things: Hopes to be this for all the animals at Prehistoric Earth. Due to needing time to get used to all the animals present and to come, as well as a noticeable wariness around some types of invertebrate, he has a lot of work to do to reach this point.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Adrian and Drew.
  • Hidden Depths: He may seem solitary and difficult to get to know at times, but once you really get to know him and earn his trust, respect, and friendship, he's actually a decent enough guy in his own right.
  • I Dont Like Youand You Dont Like Me: He and Colette do NOT get along very well (much to Jack's despair).
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: Shows signs of this during 'Age of Giants' when he finds himself feeling like a 3rd wheel to Drew and Cynthia.
  • I Just Wantto Have Friends: Felt this way for quite a while before he met Drew and Adrian. Still fears the possibility of someday returning to that state every now and then.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: Is worried about being seen as the "useless one"; this is part of the reason why he starts training the allosaurs. And judging by his current success with the allosaurs, he may very well finally be moving past his reputation as "the useless one."
  • Insecure Love Interest: Is very much aware of his own supposed inadequacies and feels very nervous and uncertain about how/whether Yolanda could at all possibly return his feelings for her as a result.
  • Insufferable Genius: Collete certainly thinks so. Most others disagree.
    • Jack seems to think of him as such in "Life in Transition."
  • Insult Backfire: Epically so in the following exchange.
    Collete: "Must you be so smart?"
    Leon: "Flattery will get you nowhere."
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While he could have been a little more patient with Jack, could have kept a better handle on his temper so as to pay better attention to the radar (not to mention that Jack had a pretty good point of his own), you can hardly blame him for feeling a little uncertain as to whether Jack was taking the mission at hand (at the time) seriously with his overly joking and seemingly carefree behavior. And furthermore, Jack could have also handled the subject with Yolanda a little more delicately as well.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: After his ill timed confrontation with Jack almost gets Drew killed by a Dunkleosteus, he has to work with Jack yet again in handling the Dunkleosteus at the park the very next mission as punishment.
  • Lame Pun: Mia's thoughts on his 'Apatoscorpio' joke.
  • Large Ham: Gloriously so (when excited that is).
  • Let Us Never Speak of This Again: He is very insistent that Drew NOT tell Yolanda about his unpleasant (and somewhat embarrassing) incident with the Megalograptus.
  • The Load: Jack somewhat (and later flat out) accuses him of being this during an argument in "Life in Transition." And it's not hard to agree with him. Has been working to shake off this reputation ever since though.
  • Meaningful Name: Leon is Spanish for lion. Considering his Cowardly Lion nature and one particular favorite animal of his, this name is quite appropriate.
  • Nepotism: Many people believe this is the reason he was hired; Jack even says it to his face in "Life In Transition". Leon even later admits during "Storm in the Desert" that Jack was not entirely wrong to think such.
  • Nice Guy: When he lets his walls down, he's actually a perfectly decent guy in his own right.
  • No Respect Guy: Despite his efforts, his past experiences combined with the inherent nature of his idea for training the allosaurs has left him stuck in this position as of "Feathered Dragons." May finally no longer be the case as of his major successes with the allosaurs as of the end of Phase 2.
  • No Social Skills: Being autistic, he's hardly the most socially adept.
  • Not Good with Rejection: Tends to struggle at times with his fear of being rejected by others (including by his own friends (as well as by Yolanda)) for being 'weird' and 'a freak' and of people only liking the 'normal person' they might want him to be rather than for who/what he already is. In fact, one of the biggest reasons it takes him so long to tell Yolanda how he feels about her is his fear of her rejecting him for a 'normal' and 'more attractive' neurotypical.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: He and Jack manage to somehow play cupid for the Dunkleosteus without major incident despite being unwittingly given an appropriate book on animal husbandry that's written in French and forced to Indy Ploy their way through.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Despite his autism and difficulties in life, he's usually able to always bounce back relatively easily. In the rare event that he fails to bounce back within a few days or hours . . . well to put it simply, something's seriously wrong. Doubly true in the rare event that he gets sad enough to cry.
  • Opposites Attract: With Yolanda, full stop.
  • Precision F-Strike: In the rare event that he swears, it's always for damned good reason.
    (When he and several of his peers learn the hard way of some particularly unpleasant news): "Oh Hell."
  • Roar Before Beating: A rare human example (though his roars certainly do sound realistically enough like whatever animal he's imitating at the time), and only if angry enough. And he'll also roar DURING the beating as well.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: To an extent.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The savvy guy to Yolanda's energetic girl.
  • Ship Tease: With Yolanda.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: Yolanda is literally the only girl he shows even the TINIEST amount of romantic interest in. Romantically speaking, he just plain WON'T look any other girl's way.
    Drew: What is it about Yolanda that's got you so twitterpated? There were plenty of other girls just as pretty and nice as her back in school you know.
    Leon: They weren't Yolanda.
  • The Smart Guy: Knows virtually every animal, extinct or otherwise, backward and forward. This makes him an invaluable member of the park's staff.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Except for when swimming (and good thing for Yolanda to).
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: Ok, calling it fluent may be pushing it. But nonetheless, his imitations/impersonations of animal vocalizations are unnervingly realistic.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Sometimes feels this way around Jack. Feels this way even more so in regard to Collete.
    • In the case of the former, this very trait comes back to bite both him and Jack hard when it almost costs Drew his life.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: Shows spades of this.
    • While he doesn't say anything after Drew asks him and Jack why they took so long to react during the Dunkleosteus crisis, his silence, combined with his running away after Jack's shaky excuse screams this trope.
    (After learning of one of Jack's newest ideas): "This should be nothing short of a disaster."
    (During a tense moment in another mission): (at Drew, and completely deadpan) "We are going to die."
  • Took a Level in Badass: In "The First Steps"; just in time to save Yolanda's life too!
    • May have happened again with his experiences with the Dunkleosteus in "Alien Empire."
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Jack. Although this has started to become less of a case as of "Storm in the Desert."
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: After an unpleasant experience with some Megalograptus in "Devils of The Deep", he becomes terrified of them and other scorpion-like animals. He eventually gets better (thanks in no small part to Yolanda and Mia).
  • You Have Got to Be Kidding Me!: His overall reaction after learning of the mission to follow "Devils of the Deep."

Adrian Sky

One of the younger keepers of the park, and another close friend of Drew.
  • Absentee Actor: Got this treatment in "Devils of the Deep" and "The First Steps." Came roaring back in time to accompany Alice to Devonian Era Pennsylvania in "Life in Transition."
  • Asian and Nerdy: Is of Malaysian descent, and has just the right intelligence level needed for a guy of his job description.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Only very briefly appears at the beginning of A Glorious Dawn before then inexplicably vanishing for the remainder of the episode.
  • Epic Fail: See below.
  • Failed a Spot Check: In "Life in Transition," he spends a respectable amount of time searching around a swampy area for large amphibians (such as the target species, Hynerpeton) and comes back empty handed. As Alice soon points out afterward, he didn't even try to look for them under the water.
  • The Generic Guy: Nathanoraptor's own thoughts about him.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Has a dynamic that very strongly shows shades of this with Leon and Drew.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Views Yolanda as the sister he never had. The feeling is mutual. Alice, much like Yolanda, also somewhat views him as this.
  • Out of Focus: Tends to happen very often to him.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: Strangely enough, even more so than Leon.
  • Shipper on Deck: Big time shipper of Leon and Yolanda, and is not above teasing them or making efforts at strengthening their bond into romantic territory.

Jack Denham

One of the younger keepers of the park.
  • A Day in the Limelight: Is the focus of the "back at the park" segments in "Passport To Hell".
  • Actually Pretty Funny: Can't help but let out a brief laugh after hearing Leon's unexpected response to Collete's attempt at using his intelligence as a means to insult him.
  • Amazon Chaser: While far from the only reason he is attracted to her, the fact that Collete can certainly kick ass certainly helps.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: His older sister Alice sometimes views him as this.
  • Butt-Monkey: One of the two main ones in this series (the other being Leon).
  • Deuteragonist: Shares the role with Leon in Phase Two.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has his moments.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Tends to happen to him every now and then when Collete's around.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: In "The First Steps":
    "Oh great, we awoke Cthulhu!"
  • Dude, Not Funny!: Sometimes ends up on the receiving end of this when he attempts one of his jokes around Leon.
  • The Fall Guy: Judging from her behavior and comments involving him in multiple 'episodes', Cynthia seems to potentially be trying to set him up as such. Subverted in the end in that Cynthia turns out to actually be a Reverse Mole, meaning her seemingly attempting to set Jack up as a fall guy was more likely her acting on suspicions of him being a more traditional case of The Mole that she's been secretly tasked with finding and exposing.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: Becomes this with Leon.
  • Friend Versus Lover: Sometimes worries about the possibility of this occurring when he thinks about how Leon (his friend) and Collete (his object of affections) don't get along.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish sibling to Alice's responsible sibling.
  • Hidden Depths: His inner thoughts in "Passport to Hell" reveal that he's actually quite a thoughtful person; he also manages to solve every problem the park had had in that story.
    • In "Spirits of the Silent Forest", he masterminds the plan to get the orphaned juvenile Mei long adopted by one of the adult pairs. It works.
    • In "All Great And Precious Things", "Age of Giants", "The Wavering Gulfs" and "A Continent of Blight", he is left in command of the mission team when Drew's gone and manages to do a pretty good job at it.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Is secretly very lonely.
  • Indy Ploy: A real master at 'pulling stuff out of your arse' plans. Collete learns a thing or two from him on that regard.
  • Insufferable Genius: Pulls off such a moment at one point during "Life in Transition."
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Whilst his "The Reason You Suck" Speech to Leon in "Life In Transition" is rather mean-spirited in tone, it's not hard to agree with his points. At this point, Leon hasn't done anything that Jack is aware of that is indicative of actually being competent.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: His punishment for almost getting Drew killed through ill timed antagonism against Leon? He not only has to personally handle the very creature that almost killed Drew, but ALSO has to work alongside Leon yet again.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: The feminine boy to Collete's masculine girl.
  • Morality Pet: Can be interpreted as equal parts this and equal parts love interest where Collete is concerned.
  • Motor Mouth
  • The Nicknamer: Calls the Pterygotus "Scorpio-zilla" and Drew "fearless leader".
  • Nice Guy: He's pretty friendly.
  • Not Good with Rejection: Due to how desperately he wants to have friends, any rejections he receives to offers of friendship can hit him pretty hard.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Usually likes to joke around and tends to be very carefree. In the event that he sheds this behavior, it is not to be taken lightly.
  • Opposites Attract: With Collete.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: He likes to think so. Alice and Leon say otherwise.
  • Sad Clown: Constantly cracks jokes to hide his inner loneliness and desire to make friends.
  • Ship Tease: Starts to get a tiny bit of this with Collete in "Passport to Hell".
  • Stepford Smiler: Hinted in this exchange in The First Steps.
    “Jokes are my coping mechanism, fearless leader. Make light of the humour in any situation and you’ll be OK."
    • Confirmed by Alice in "Life In Transition".
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With Leon several times, particularly in "Life In Transition". This comes back to bite him AND Leon HARD when it both almost gets Drew killed and leaves him forced to work with Leon again in handling the very fish that almost killed Drew.
  • That Came Out Wrong: Happens quite often (and to great hilarity) for him when around Colette.
  • Tritagonist: In Phase One.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Throughout Phase Two.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: After their experiences with the dunkleosteus and "Life in Transition", Jack and Leon become this; this is best shown in "Storm In The Desert", where they spend most of the mission fondly bickering.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: By the end of "The First Steps", he's become terrified of the Brontoscorpio.
  • You Have Got to Be Kidding Me!: His reaction in "The First Steps" when he learns that his frightened efforts at feeding the Brontoscorpio only successfully fed 12 (out of 36) of the Brontoscorpio on display (much to Leon's amusement).

Alice Denham

One of the younger keepers and Jack's older sister.

Linda Eberhart

The head-vet of the park. Tasked with treating the injured animals and looking after their health.
  • A Day In The Lime Light: Gets this treatment alongside Khatin in the "Back at the Park" segments of "Devil in the Deep Blue Sea."
  • Hospital Hottie
  • Kindly Vet
  • Shipper on Deck: Is quite approving of the idea of Yolanda and Leon being a couple, and is not above giving her a bit of friendly teasing on it every now and then (much like a mother would do).
  • Team Mom: Is somewhat of a maternal figure to the younger members of the staff; in particular, there is a somewhat mother-daughter vibe between her and Yolanda.

Yolanda Hall

Linda's assistant in the Prehistoric Earth veterinary division, and a close friend of Leon, Adrian, and the Denhams. Is particularly close (in more ways than one) with Leon.
  • Beast and Beauty: The 'Beauty' to Leon's 'Beast'.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: As nice as she is, you NEVER want to see her angry.
  • Demoted to Extra: She seemed to disappear from the story for a long while after "Feathered Dragons". She eventually returned in time to both welcome Drew back to the park at the end of Nightmare Labyrinthine and receive an especially heavy dosage of ship tease with Leon over the course of A Glorious Dawn.
  • Distressed Damsel: At the end of "The First Steps".
  • Genki Girl
  • Generation Xerox: As noted by Drew, she and Linda look startlingly alike to the point that it's hard to believe that they're not related.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: With her, truer words couldn't be stated.
  • Kindly Vet: Takes after Linda in that regard.
  • Like Brother and Sister: She and Adrian view each other as the sibling they never had.
  • Nice Girl
  • Opposites Attract: With Leon.
  • Put on a Bus: Is put on bedrest to recover from a concussion obtained from her near death experience with the Brontoscorpio, thus leaving her out of the action during "Life in Transition." By the time "Alien Empire," she's recovered sufficiently enough to be out of bed and watching the Dunkleosteus from the safety of the underwater viewing area while Leon and Jack are put to work on handling them for the day.
  • Ship Tease: Has a couple of moments with Leon in "The First Steps" and, later on, in "Feathered Dragons". She later has a very promising moment of such with him during A Glorious Dawn.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: While Leon's quirkiness and knowledge is what initially attracts Yolanda to him, his determination, passion, loyalty, bravery, and all the other traits of his that she discovers once he lets down his walls around her are what allow her to truly fall for him for real later on.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: The Energetic Girl, to Leon's Savvy Guy.
  • Town Girls: The femme to Collete's butch and Alice's neither.

Collete Dubois

A member of park security, and Nikolai's 'number two'.

Khatin Von Schorzberg

Chief of the Prehistoric Earth research division. Not the best at social skills, but more than makes up for it with his valuable knowledge and sheer brilliance.
  • A Day In The Lime Light: Gets this treatment alongside Linda during the 'Back at the Park' segments of "Devil and the Deep Blue Sea."
  • Crazy Enough to Work: His ultimate plan to help Squishy the Anomalocaris properly recover can qualify as this from the right viewpoint.
  • Demoted to Extra: His last significant appearance was in "Spirits of The Silent Forest".
  • A Father to His Men: Somewhat shows this dynamic around his underlings in the research division.
  • Godzilla Threshold: Arguably the case for his final plan on how to help Squishy properly recover.
  • The Smart Guy: Shows this in spades amongst the older staff members of the park.

Matthew "Matt" Thompson

One of Khatin's assistants in the research division. Is also a close friend of Alice Denham and fellow research assistant Will Darrow.

Will Darrow

One of Khatin's assistants in the research division alongside Matt. Another close friend of Alice Denham.

Marianne "Mia" Nelson

One of the younger keepers at Prehistoric Earth, and a friend of Yolanda's. Seems to be most comfortable with working with aquatic animals, and is almost always dressed in a wet suit. She also helps Yolanda teach Leon how to handle the sea scorpions and overcome his fear of them.

Theodore Richardson

Owner of the Novum company, and responsible for the idea and creation of Prehistoric Earth. Responsible for hiring all the staff characters and for the invention of the time portal.

Cynthia Night

Newly hired to the Prehistoric Park staff after "Alien Empire". She is a very . . . intriguing . . . individual to say the least.



A male Anomalocaris.
  • Break the Badass: His armor is split during a confrontation with another member of his kind, and it takes him a while to recover mentally and physically from the stress.
  • Fluffy the Terrible: He's one of the first apex predators on Earth, but seriously, he's named Squishy. This was deliberate (according to Nathanoraptor) to show his Badass Decay after having his armour split.


A juvenile male Dimetrodon.


A very, very, very old male Liopleurodon.
  • Animals Not to Scale: While downsized from what he was in his home series, he's still sixty feet long, making about three times larger than the max size for Liopleurodon. Word of God is that they wanted him to be more realistically sized by still large compared to his portrayal.
  • Named by the Adaptation: He's the old bull Liopleurodon from Walking with Dinosaurs.
  • Sea Monster: Downplayed - he's only an animal, but is far more sinister than many of the park's other rescues.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: The crew drags him off the beach and into the waters of the present before he suffocates under his own weight. At the park in "Age of Giants", he's starting to recover.


A male Rhamphorynchus
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He stows away in "Feathered Dragons" and becomes very important in the end, as he helps the team find their way back to the lake in the volcanic eruption.
  • Guest-Star Party Member: In "Feathered Dragons", "The Wavering Gulfs" and "A Continent of Blight", he's brought along on the mission.
  • Made of Iron: Really takes a beating during his and Zira's fight against Sharptooth, yet is still alive once the fight is over!
  • Stock Dinosaurs: One of the stock pterosaurs.


A large male Ornithocheirus


The alpha female Utahraptor, who Jack forms a bond with.


A male Argentinosaurus.


An elderly male Tyrannosaurus.
  • Animals Not to Scale: He's almost sixty feet long; quite a bit bigger than the largest recorded Tyrannosaurus.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: A lot of his portrayal in "A Nightmare Labyrinthine". Word of God even compares him to Rip van Winkle.
  • Grumpy Old Man: His internal thoughts in "The New Giants reveal himself as one.
  • Handicapped Badass: Has a slight limp. That doesn't stop him from being badass.
  • The Heavy: He's the primary antagonistic force in "A Nightmare Labyrinthine".
  • Non-Malicious Monster: He's fierce and menacing, yes, but he's simply a hungry predator.
  • Not Zilla: A lot of his portrayal in "A Nightmare Labyrinthine" is Godzilla-inspired.
  • Prehistoric Monster: Downplayed; he's just an animal, but he's portrayed as being a bit more sinister than the park's other animals.
  • Shipper on Deck: Judging by some very suggestive grumbles she makes over the course of one notable moment of Ship Tease, she may very well be this for Leon and Yolanda.


An adult female Tyrannosaurus who was rescued alongside her mate after a battle against Sharptooth.
  • Action Survivor: Manages to survive the KT Event alongside Drew!
  • It's Personal: Averted. Whilst Sharptooth had killed Zira's siblings when she was an adolescent, it's made perfectly clear neither of them recognizes the other.
  • Shipper on Deck: Judging by some very suggestive grumbles she makes over the course of one notable moment of Ship Tease, she may very well be this for Leon and Yolanda.

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