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Big Al
Biographical information
StatusDead and fossilized
Broadcast information
Appears inThe Ballad of Big Al
Portrayed byBig Al

Big Al is a young Allosaurus with 19 injuries that was found in Wyoming. Though surviving for a long time, even with 18 nearly healed injuries, his 19th injury, his middle toe on his right foot, which he broke, and it got infected, it ended up killing him due to starvation. He's the titular character of Ballad of Big Al: Walking with Dinosaurs special. He is the first dinosaur from WWD series to receive a name and a personality. Later other creatures would get the same thing.

In Walking with... series



  • In July 15, 1990 a new Allosaurus specimen was discovered in Utah, Nearly 30 years later as of 2020, the newest Allosaurus species within the genus, has been identified; named Allosaurus jimmadseni.
  • The specimens for "Big Al" and "Big Al Two" were reclassified under the new species name of the Allosaurus genus.