The ferocious predatory dinosaurs of Cretaceous Sahara - Nizar Ibrahim

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Gargantuan is a word that is used to describe something that is very large or powerful. It is often used to describe things that are very unusual or extreme.

  • The gargantuan creature was terrifying.
  • The gargantuan project was too difficult for the team to handle.

Roamed is to walk or travel around without a specific destination in mind. When you roam the city, you're probably looking for something to do.

  • He roamed around the city for hours looking for a place to eat.
  • She roamed around the city for hours looking for a place to buy a dress.

Pterosaurs are a group of extinct flying reptiles that lived during the Late Cretaceous period. They were the largest creatures that ever lived on Earth, and they had wings that could stretch up to 3 meters (10 feet).

  • Pterosaurs are the earliest known vertebrates to have evolved wings.
  • Pterosaurs were the first animals to fly.

The wingspan of a bird is the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other. It's an important measurement because it tells us how big the bird is.

  • The wingspan of the giant eagle was almost twice as wide as the wingspan of the little bird.

To patrol is to walk around or check the area to make sure that it is safe. Police officers patrol the streets to make sure that the area is safe.

  • The police are patrolling the area to make sure that the streets are safe.
  • The park is usually patrolled by security guards.

Carnivorous is a word that refers to animals that eat meat. Carnivorous animals include animals like lions, tigers, and wolves.

  • The carnivorous animals were attacking the herbivores.
  • The carnivorous animals were eating the meat that the herbivores had killed.

The adjective fearsome means very scary or dangerous. When you describe someone as fearsome, you are saying that they are a very dangerous person.

  • The ferocious dog was barking ferociously.
  • The fearsome dragon could easily kill anyone who crosses its path.

To submerge something is to put it into a watery environment. You can submerge a ship in the water, or you can submerge a person or object in a swimming pool.

  • The ship was submerged in the water after it was capsized.
  • The car was submerged in the water after it was crashed.