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"Megaprimatus Kong, was a large, rare, gorilla-like creature from Skull Island. The humans who settled on the island long ago were a devoted culture who revered the giant Kong apes that abound throughout their art. Some have speculated the nonhuman great apes may have arrived with the colonists, alluding to a symbiosis between the humans and the ancestors of Kong. It measures 18-25 feet tall. At the center of Skull Island, living in a cavernous lair suspended high above the jungle, and lord of all he surveyed, was Kong. One of the last of his species, Kong was a giant and powerful great ape, far larger than any hitherto known species. He was the king and lord of his world, a nightmarish force to the Skull Islander humans, and an anomaly to science. Kong became the icon for the wonder and power of nature in his time.
When discovered by the Western world, sadly Kong was probably the sole representative of his species. Though he was almost certainly part of a family and perhaps a society once, he had been left all on his own for a long time. As such, this great ape’s behavior had changed as a reflection of his loneliness and in response the shouldering of the pressures of his world upon him as an individual and not a member of a group."
"Vastatosaurus rex ('ravager lizard king') was an extremely large species of theropod dinosaur that was found on Skull Island prior to it's collapse.
An evolved descendant of the ancient Tyrannosaurus rex that lived after the Cretaceous period, this species was the largest terrestrial predator found on Skull Island, reaching a length of 40-95 feet long and 65 feet tall. The weight of the Vastatosaurus rex probably outclassed its predecessor, the Tyrannosaurus rex. Despite their size, they could break into surprising bursts of speed, often achieving speeds of 25 mph over short distances."
— The World of Kong: A Natural History of Skull Island
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