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The Giant Behemoth, also known as the Paleosaurus, is the main antagonist of the 1959 American-British science fiction monster film The Giant Behemoth.

The dumping of nuclear waste in the world's oceans accidentally awakens and mutates a sleeping aquatic dinosaur, which proceeds to make its way inland.

Appearance

The Giant Behemoth is an enormous dark green sauropod.

Powers and Abilities

The Giant Behemoth possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Powerful jaws
  • Enormous size
  • Radioactive electric pulse
  • Invisibility to radar

Fate

A torpedo filled with radium is fired into the creature's mouth, accelerating the radiation poisoning that is already killing it.

Trivia

  • The film was originally meant to be about a gelatinous blob monster.
  • The creature was portrayed by Willis O'Brien's stop-motion animation.

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