Dinovember 29 2016

Dinovember 29 2016

Guanlong: a diminutive relative of the T-rex. It had 3 long fingers on each hand instead of two. As it grew the crest on its snout grew larger. The name means “five coloured crowned dragon”. I do not know how the five colours were...
Dinovember 28 2016

Dinovember 28 2016

Psittacosaurus: a very early ceratopsian dinosaur. This genus is among the most documented of dinosaurs. This is because there are so many fossils of it that have been found. Some fossils have even given us many details about its skin and flesh. It has randomly...
Dinovember 27 2016

Dinovember 27 2016

Maotherium: many of the creatures I have done so far were not not dinosaurs, but at least they were reptiles. This one is not even that, but it is on the list anyway. If my (limited and un-thorough) googling is to be believed, this mammal was very small, smaller than...
Dinovember 26 2016

Dinovember 26 2016

Kaprosuchus: ok, ok. I know I have described some of the other reptiles as terrifying, but I think this one is especially insane. Take a crocodile. Turn 3 pairs of its teeth into long fang/tusks. Give it some horns on the back of the head. Move the eyes forward a bit...
Dinovember 25 2016

Dinovember 25 2016

Attenborosaurus: a species of pliosaurid. This species is represented by a single fossil specimin. The remails were destroyed in by a bombing raid in World War II. Luckily there had been a plaster cast made, so we still have something to show that it once...