Sunday, June 26, 2011


My interpretation of the terror of prehistoric North Africa!  The most complete skeleton was destroyed during WWII in Berlin but the sketches and measurements remain.  I have developed the animal around a lowland, valley, river/wetland lifestyle.  It is commonly believed among many academics that Spinosaurus was likely a scavenger and fish/aquatic critter eater and was not likely to have been a swift chase-down predator.  I made the tongue of the animal blue to reflect a possible lure for fish and other aquatic creatures to within snapping distance of the creatures mouth.  I also made the sail a colorful display as well as an air conditioning device that is also a possibility commonly discussed among the scientific community. 

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