What dinosaur has 500 teeth- Everything you should know about Nigersaurus

The term “What dinosaur has 500 teeth” became a cruel viral meme on the famous Reddit. The thread started out as “don’t google what dinosaur has 500 teeth” which naturally broke the internet. It prompted everyone to check out the searches and was appalled by the name of the dinosaur. The dinosaur with 500 teeth is named Nigersaurus after the country it was discovered.

The innocent carnivorous dinosaur came under the radar when the Google auto-suggestion created some unfortunate events. Many found the thread to be incredibly offensive and racist. Especially because the name was a reference to the racial slur used for years now. Nigersaurus had resided in the Republic of Niger around 115 million years ago. The country is located in West Africa.

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