Every New Dinosaur Species In Jurassic World Dominion Explained
Biosyn has a Fearless Moros which can be seen in a glass enclosure when Doctors Grant and Sattler tour the facilities. Watching him practice his hunting skills with a small mammal, they seem surprised that Biosyn cloned him so quickly. The first fossils of Moros were discovered in 2013, and the genus and species were not classified until February 2019. Its scientific name means “bringer of doom”, and it was chosen because this small theropod was a sign of bigger and scarier things to come. .
In the “Prologue” video, a Moros can be seen cleaning the teeth of a larger predator. In reality, these small but mighty dinosaurs evolved into large predators the genus of which spread across the continent, and quite quickly in the grand scheme of things. Paleontologists have long been puzzled by a 70-year gap in which no tyrannosaurs seemed to exist in North America. There were primitives from the Jurassic period and others like the famous T. rex from the late Cretaceous, but nothing in between. Then a team from Utah found Moros. Like T. rex, Moros lived in North America during the Cretaceous, but it predated its oversized relatives by about 15 million years and probably migrated over a land bridge from Asia, which explains a lot. .
As explained by National geographic, Moros is the missing link that helps paleontologists understand how tyrannosaurs grew from just a few feet long to over 40 feet long. The one depicted in “Jurassic World Dominion” may have been a little on the small side, but its proportions and feathers are probably pretty accurate. This adorable little predator was a killer and a survivalist. He was light, fast, and had powerful senses with which he could catch prey and evade larger theropods.