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Historically, the Dinobots were big compared to the average Transformer, and even to Optimus Prime. Optimus, in turn, was larger than most of the other Transformers. The new Dinobots of Age of Extinction seem to take at least a slight cue from the original Knights of Cybertron of the IDW comic continuity, where they were some of the original Transformers. ...


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The Transformers 4 Dinobots appear to have some degree of intelligence, displayed 4 different times. Grimlock did not immediately eat the first human he saw (corrupt businessman) They followed orders when they weren't being ridden, like when it was implied they were fighting in robot mode on the bridge When they were on the bridge, they formed a "defensive ...


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They would still be considered Cybertronian despite being built on Earth. Keep in mind that building a new body, then bringing it to life, is the only way that Transformers can "reproduce". A similar analogy would be if two Earthlings crash-landed on Mars, then conceived and had a baby. That baby, although born on Mars, would still be considered an "...


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While I can't comment on the movie version of the Dinobots, their original origin came from the Transformers cartoon, where some dinosaur bones were found sealed away in the mountain that the Ark had crashed into. The Autobot medic, Ratchet, decided to try and put some new robots together based on the shapes of the dinosaur remains that were found. They ...


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This could be Cybertronian language. As tfwiki says in Cybertron "conversations originally flowed in odd electronic syllables past strange metallic lips". This is the kind of sound we here in the movie. You can find more info here http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Cybertronian_language


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Dinobots have always been historical depict as bigger than the average Transformers (both Autobots and Decepticons) although the animation errors in the G1 cartoon often cause inconsistence with the size of the Dinobots: in some scenes the Dinobots looked bigger, in some scenes smaller. This kind of errors were frequently in the G1 cartoon, keep in mind that ...


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