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Fandoms with Living Dinosaurs
The below is a list of canon fandoms that have dinosaurs still alive.
- Note: What constitutes inclusion on this list may vary among fans. In some instances, people and dinosaurs co-exist because of a time travel mechanism.
- Dinosaur (Disney film)
- Dragon Ball
- Dr. Slump
- The Flintstones
- A Girl and Her Plesiosaur (comic)
- Jurassic Park
- Kaiju Big Battel has Dino Kang Jr.
- King Kong
- The Land Before Time
- The Lost World
- Night at the Museum
- Prehistoric Park
- Primeval: New World
- Professional Wrestling has "The Queen of the Dinosaurs" Terra Calaway, who is billed from Isla Nublar, and Luchasaurus.
- Terra Nova
- World Wrestling Entertainment had "The Funkasaurus" Brodus Clay.
Fandoms with Other Dinosaur Content
- Firefly. Wash's toy dinosaurs pop up occasionally
- One of Professional Wrestling promotion CHIKARA's big events is titled Chikarasaurus Rex.
- Vorkosigan Saga. Gregor's childhood toy Steggie sometimes makes it into fanfiction
- In the The Dresden Files book Dead Beat, Harry Dresden reanimates the T-rex skeleton named Sue into a zombie-dinosaur, which he then rides on as a steed.
- The video game Horizon Zero Dawn features machines, some of which are based off of dinosaurs.
There is also a little fannish interest in 19th century paleontologists, both real and fictional, including:
- the intense rivalry between Americans Edward Cope & O.C. Marsh, based on the documentary Dinosaur Wars
- English paleontologist Mary Anning and her cross-class friendship with Elizabeth Philpot
- Friends' Ross Gellar was likely the most famous and popular paleontologist ever on television, and he was only shown at work on select occasions.
- jedibuttercup wrote Earth, Fire, Air & Water (crossover BTVS/Jurassic Park, Buffy Summers/Alan Grant)
- Dino Castiel (Supernatural's Castiel as a dino)
- Adventures of the Space Stegosaurus by Avanti_90. Vorkosigan comic starring Steggie
- prehistoric birdwatching by orphan_account. A BFU Jurassic Park AU.