Gertie the Dinosaur

A beautiful little cartoon about an Apatosaurus-like, more or less domesticated dinosaur by the name of Gertie:

Tells you a lot about people’s attitudes towards these creatures back in the day. If a team of intrepid explorers had in deed discovered a hidden Valley of the Giants, this is very likely how the poor archaeo-fauna had ended up… Or as trophies mounted over the fireplace.

A really sad view into ouir not so distant past in deed, come to think of it…