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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #80 on: January 28, 2017, 11:24:47 PM »
What an unusual, beautiful picture! Itīs really possible Troodon looked like this!
Unlikely, the artist made it look to much like an owl. Troodon would of had a longer and skinnier head and neck and it didn't have wings.

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« Reply #81 on: January 30, 2017, 03:07:22 PM »
What an unusual, beautiful picture! Itīs really possible Troodon looked like this!
Unlikely, the artist made it look to much like an owl. Troodon would of had a longer and skinnier head and neck and it didn't have wings.
Troodontids most likely had wings, both dromaeosaurs and basal birds have been found with wings and it's highly likely it did have wings. And at least some troodontids has asymmetrical ears like owls do, which is most likely what this picture is based on, it's mostly speculative though.

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #82 on: January 31, 2017, 05:16:44 AM »
Don't know the name of the author but I find this Dimorphodon pretty nice and naturalistic, though a little bit stylized:

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« Reply #83 on: January 31, 2017, 05:26:18 AM »
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #84 on: January 31, 2017, 06:00:54 AM »
Oh, it's a Preondactylus actually, not a Dimorphodon. In fact the snout is quite different.
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #85 on: January 16, 2018, 05:06:15 PM »
i guess it's time to resurrect this thread
this is one of my most favorite Styracosaurus images but i forgot who made it

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #86 on: January 16, 2018, 11:10:59 PM »
There's a Collecta Torosaurus look-alike in the background.
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #87 on: January 17, 2018, 07:44:23 AM »
haha yes esp. the paint/color

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #88 on: January 18, 2018, 01:20:54 PM »

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #89 on: January 18, 2018, 01:37:58 PM »
Ah, we're doing mammals then?


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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #90 on: January 18, 2018, 07:57:26 PM »
For once a Basilosaurus that's not a snake but has a proper cetacean look. Interesting Entelodon too.
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #91 on: January 19, 2018, 05:13:06 PM »


info about the artist would be great

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #92 on: January 19, 2018, 06:39:44 PM »
In the kingdom of the blind, better take public transit. Well, in the kingdom of the sighted, too, really--almost everyone is a terrible driver.

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #93 on: January 19, 2018, 07:14:05 PM »
cool. thanks. :)

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #94 on: January 19, 2018, 07:33:14 PM »


That's the artwork from the front cover of The Evolution of Artiodactyls edited by Prothero and Ross.
Just checked my copy and the art is by Carl Buell.


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« Reply #95 on: January 19, 2018, 07:38:31 PM »
is it a lavishly illustrated book? i'd like to have one someday. thanks Dr. Admin.

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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #96 on: January 19, 2018, 08:27:21 PM »
Interesting that the cover of such a recent and seemingly well researched book would include an illustration of the invalid genus "Afrochoerus". As far as I know Afrochoerus was a chimera of Stegotetrabelodon tusks and more typical Metridiochoerus remains. Does anyone with the book know if this is discussed at all? For reference i'm talking about the creature to the left of the Bison latifrons.
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #97 on: January 19, 2018, 08:46:00 PM »
Interesting that the cover of such a recent and seemingly well researched book would include an illustration of the invalid genus "Afrochoerus". As far as I know Afrochoerus was a chimera of Stegotetrabelodon tusks and more typical Metridiochoerus remains. Does anyone with the book know if this is discussed at all? For reference i'm talking about the creature to the left of the Bison latifrons.

In the caption it is named Metridiochoerus. I had a quick flick through the section and there doesn't seem to be any discussion of "Afrochoerus". The name just appears in a table comparing old and new taxonomies, but otherwise, no mention.

It is moderately well illustrated but more of the technical kind than restorations (and no colour). It's a very academic volume - not light reading.


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« Reply #98 on: January 19, 2018, 08:47:17 PM »
That book looks pretty cool if the cover image is indicative of the overall quality of the illustrations, but it's damn pricey!
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Re: Paleo Art Stumbled Upon The Internet
« Reply #99 on: January 19, 2018, 08:55:55 PM »
Interesting that the cover of such a recent and seemingly well researched book would include an illustration of the invalid genus "Afrochoerus". As far as I know Afrochoerus was a chimera of Stegotetrabelodon tusks and more typical Metridiochoerus remains. Does anyone with the book know if this is discussed at all? For reference i'm talking about the creature to the left of the Bison latifrons.

In the caption it is named Metridiochoerus. I had a quick flick through the section and there doesn't seem to be any discussion of "Afrochoerus". The name just appears in a table comparing old and new taxonomies, but otherwise, no mention.

It is moderately well illustrated but more of the technical kind than restorations (and no colour). It's a very academic volume - not light reading.

Interesting that the illustration still depicts it in with the erroneous tusk anatomy and with no rationale mentioned in the book. You would think an animal with that sort of prominence on the cover would be discussed more. Thanks for the reply dinotoyforum.
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