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You can get up close and personal with the titanosaur in VR

Let David Attenborough show you the world's biggest dinosaur.

The massive dinosaur class known as titanosaurs got a lot of attention last month when a 122-foot skeleton was added to the fossil exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History. If you can't get to New York City and see it for yourself, the BBC has put together the next-best thing: a 360-degree VR video showing off the biggest dinosaur ever. Hosted by David Attenborough, the famed writer and broadcaster who has produced a huge number of BBC documentary series, the video gets you up close and personal with a CGI recreation of the titanosaur that was created by scanning the bones of the very dinosaur currently on display in NYC.

In the video, you can ride up alongside the dinosaur with Attenborough, who drops all kinds of facts about just how truly huge the beast is. (It's heart is three times as big as Attenborough and could circulate 90 liters of blood in a single pump, for example.) The CGI dinosaur also gives way to show its internal skeleton structure that was scanned for the video. And while the best way to experience this video is surely with a proper VR headset, those of us without a Gear VR or Google Cardboard handy can still get an idea of what it's like -- there's a YouTube version that you can pan around in and get the full 360-degree experience.

If you're in the UK, you can also watch a full-length program called Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur that gives plenty more details on the massive creature as well as some fun details on the making of the 360-degree video. If you're not in the UK, you can at least check out a few clips, including Attenborough trying out the completed VR experience. Unsurprisingly, it looked like he had a blast with it.

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