Could T.rex swim? Let Apple TV+ has the answer in a new 5-minute 'Prehistoric Planet' promo

Prehistoric Planet artwork with dinosaur eye
Prehistoric Planet artwork with dinosaur eye (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has shared a new five-minute promo for the new show Prehistoric Planet.
  • The new video answers the age-old question of whether a T.rex could swim.
  • The first episode of Prehistoric Planet is available to stream on Apple TV+ now.

Apple TV+ has shared a new promo video for its Prehistoric Planet series but this isn't a 30-second teaser. The new five-minute video takes a deep look at a burning question — could the T. rex swim?

Turns out yes, yes it could. And Apple TV+ reckons it was pretty good at it, too. It's all about those big, long, muscular legs and a surprisingly buoyant body.

Check out the video to get all the swimming T. rex you never needed.

They're huge, powerful…and full of surprises. Discover a unexpected side to the T.rex in Prehistoric Planet, now streaming on Apple TV+ the world of dinosaurs like never before in this epic five-night event, from Executive Producer Jon Favreau and the producers of Planet Earth. Featuring David Attenborough, Prehistoric Planet streams on Apple TV+ May 23rd.

The first episode of Prehistoric Planet is available to stream today with another episode arriving daily until the season is complete. You'll need an Apple TV+ subscription to watch, while those with an Apple One subscription can also get in on the dinosaur action. Priced at just $4.99 per month on its own, Apple TV+ is some of the best value in streaming right now.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.