Dinosaur Lightning Takes a Bite Out of Arizona Sky

A bolt captured over Petrified Forest National Park looks just like a T. Rex.

Are you afraid of lightning? No? Well, what about extreme electrical charges that take the shape of carnivorous dinosaurs?

This natural wonder comes to the DNews Earth desk today via the Department of Interior, which tweeted the picture below of a lightning bolt over Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona:

The National Park Service's Hallie Larsen captured the shot, which looks just like a T. Rex, last seen roaming western North American about 70 million years ago.

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Lightning strikes can take all sorts of shapes, according to the web site for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, including a "ball, ribbon, sheet or string of beads."

Or a Jurassic Park nightmare. Might be time for an update, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

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