Diplodocus Herd – Walking with Dinosaurs: Ballad of Big Al – BBC



Big Al’s skills as a predator are put to the test when he and two other Allosauruses face a herd of Diplodocus.

Broadcast in 1999, Walking with Dinosaurs set out to create the most accurate portrayal of prehistoric animals ever seen on the screen. Combining fact and informed speculation with cutting-edge computer graphics and animatronics effects, the series took two years to make.

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  1. Davin Long Reply

    This is my favorite episode of Walking With Dinosaurs! The story is fascinating and tragic, the cgi and practical effects hold surprisingly well, and possibly Benjamin Bartlett’s best score I’ve heard to date, I’m surprised he’s not that well known! Walking with Dinosaurs has been one of my favorite shows of all time since I was 7, it’s been one that’s got me rewatching occasionally, and my first experience with Dinosaur Documentaries and nature documentaries! And I happily am glad to celebrate its 20th anniversary and hope it gets a special Blu-Ray treatment soon!

  2. Rain Stand Reply

    I wish I could’ve time travelled to these times, to see when life was the biggest and most just powerful

  3. Dicky Candra Ary Reply

    I remember watching this when i was 5 or 6 y.o. never thought I'd find it again

  4. XenoRaptor Reply

    Please remake this that would be cool with todays animation styles

  5. Mrdeath Wolf Reply

    Known to ark…all they can so is shove with their necks

  6. Sawrattan Reply

    It's incredible that only one series of Walking with Dinosaurs was ever made. The whole format was unique – everything since has been too 'sciency' (pauses, cross-section diagrams) instead of pure nature documentary like this.

  7. Pearl Murphy Reply

    I watched this on Netflix, the really really old version, there was also another dinosaur movie animation, all I can remember about it is a girl snorting (laughing) and later got stuck inside a cave due to a rockslide

  8. Ember MicCormick Reply

    So I find that attacking scene like a wolf pack going for a herd of sheep yup very identical

  9. E Kobayashi Reply

    What makes the scene even better is the fact that it was filmed on a real location! And the heads are puppets. An example of this is the scene of the Allosaurus roaring. The body is CGI though. Also, who loved the music? It was so good and epic!

  10. E Kobayashi Reply

    2:00 I felt sorry for the Allosaurus that fell down. It’s my favorite dinosaur. (I’m 13, so please don’t call me immature or something like that) also, why is this version of Allosaurus and Diplodocus the most popular?

  11. E Kobayashi Reply

    2:00 I felt sorry for the Allosaurus that fell down. It’s my favorite dinosaur. (I’m 13, so please don’t call me immature or something like that)

  12. Manny Young Reply

    @BBC Studios Just for the record, Big Al was with more than just TWO Allosaurus when hunting the Diplodocus. There was just two shown at first. But from what I recall, he was hunting with three or four others total, not just two.

  13. Mo Cuber Reply

    they are called long neck docilus

  14. Derek R Reply

    wait if those are Doplodocus and the Allosaurus why are they different from the JW APP the game ??????????????

  15. 13ッシCatplayz Reply

    Before Fornite:Wait Whats Is Its Name Again

    After Fortnite:Its a Diplodocus

  16. Devoid Reply

    During the video record no one animal get wounded.

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