Do not Google which dinosaur had 500 teeth. This is a joke that started on Reddit and quickly spread. People looking for “which dinosaur had 500 teeth” on Google will see results for “Nigersaurus.” People caution against it, as though the dinosaur’s moniker is a play on the word “n-word.”
When it comes to dinosaurs, there are plenty of things to Google. But what about the dinosaur that had 500 teeth?
In December of 2019, several posts in anti-comedy subreddits like /r/comedynecrophilia and /r/okbuddyretard helped spread a joke. On December 29th, Redditor LifeOnMarsden presented an example in /r/okbuddyretard.On December 28th, user LordReggie69 uploaded an example in /r/memes.
On January 20th, 2020, user WarmerBasson69 uploaded a video based on the joke. The video received over 66,000 views. On January 23rd, Izzy Tube released a video that received a lot of views. The Sun covered the meme in January of 2020, but both videos have been removed from the internet. Huseey, a YouTuber, uploaded a video of them searching for the dinosaur on Google. This video received over 5,200 views. Another user, GGXRazorz, also uploaded a video of them searching for the dinosaur on Google. This video received over 11,000 views.