Disney’s Dinosaur is an exercise in nihilism as the events of the movie are rendered null and void when taking the canon of the franchise into account. Aladar’s actions to save his family prove pointless as, sometime after the ending of the film, the K-T extinction event takes place and everyone he loves including his sexy dino wife, his newborn babies, his adopted lemur family and his interspecies elder lesbian friends are brutally killed in the impact. He only survives due to the actions of a time travelling scientist determined to bring a living dinosaur specimen back with him into the present-day. In this essay we will explore the nihilistic themes present throughout Disney’s Dinosaur and its extended canon by-
This may be the wrong blog for this question but how is it that everytime Avian birds tried to fill a niche outside their usual ones they were replaced by more successful mammals? I'm talking about things like Gastornis and the terror birds being large apex predators, the thunder swans and their ilk being large herbivores, or even the mega penguins being replaced by marine mammals. Do birds just suck at not flying roles?