March of the Dinosaurs is a new CGI movie which has appeared on television and was released on a DVD (region 0 = universal) on 27 May 2011. It is set 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period. It is about a 1000-mile autumn migration of Edmontosaurus and Pachyrhinosaurus from their summer grazing in northwest Canada (then well inside the Arctic Circle, so that the winter night and summer day were each 4 months long) to their winter grazing in the southwest USA, and also a young Troodon which had to stay and endure the Arctic winter. The hazards met are land and water predators, an arctic blizzard, thin ice, crossing a foodless volcanic wasteland, a lahar, and a wide river inhabited by predators. All the scenery and vegetation are CGI.
* Edmontosaurus, duckbilled dinosaur
* Pachyrhinosaurus, a ceratopsian
* Edmontonia, an ankylosaur
* Troodon, a small predatory theropod: shown with feathers
* Gorgosaurus, a big predatory theropod, shown with feathers
* Albertosaurus, a big predatory theropod
* Quetzalcoatlus, a pterosaur with 40-foot wingspan, described as scavenging
* Prognathodon, a mosasaur
* Unnamed small white-furred Arctic mammal.
The DVD says that this is inspired by recent dinosaur fossil discoveries in the Canadian Arctic, and that the Arctic CGI trees are modeled on Sequioa.
Stephen Fry ... Narrator
Jasper James (story), Matthew Thompson (screenplay)