Category Archives: Theropoda

Skeletal making

I really haven’t been able to think of a topic this year that I can disclose the contents of to others, so here I am writing up a short piece on a new skill I’ve acquired. Be warned, there are … Continue reading

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Tyrant reptile King? Which king?

Yes, my last post was a decently long time ago, so I thought I’d pick up the slack by writing about everyones “favourite” theropod, Tyrannosaurus rex. It is by far the most completely known of any dinosaur, with several famous and … Continue reading

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Is Troodon really Troodon?

Troodon formosus is one of the first dinosaurs from North America ever named. Leidy (1856) described it for a single tooth with denticles on both the anterior and posterior carina. As of now, Troodon material includes the holotype tooth, the foot and caudal … Continue reading

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Thoughts on quadruped theropods

Just a short post, based on a days worth of research on knuckle-walking. Conclusions, a knuckle-walking Spinosaurus would break, damage, and puncture its hand. I don’t study biomechanics, but I can still notice anatomical features related to knuckle-walking. They include: A … Continue reading

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Awesomely Accurate I – Dromaeosauridae

Starting off a new series of blog posts – Awesomely Accurate, I will focus on the inaccuracies of the paleoart of the family Dromaeosauridae. As this includes Velociraptor and Deinonychus, I decided this would be a good starting point. Each … Continue reading

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