Police K9 jumps car to take out shooter
Not strictly a dinosaur but that’s clearly where the inspiration comes from.
Startling Stories, September 1949.
Cover illustrates the story “The Hothouse Planet” by Arthur K. Barnes, a tale of a big game hunt gone awry in the deadly Venusian jungles. Before anybody knew any better, Venus was often assumed to be a steamy jungle world harboring its own versions of Earth’s dinosaurs.
wouldn’t have it any other way…