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Pteranodon longiceps ( Updated 2017) :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 604 133 Mesozoic Sketch Dump - April 2016 :iconfredthedinosaurman:FredtheDinosaurman 381 42 Dimorphodon macronyx :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 635 150 JP: Chaos Effect Ankyloranodon ( New Biography) :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 495 145 Darwinopterus life size :icongalileon:GalileoN 915 71 JP:Chaos Effect Pteranoraptor ( New Biography) :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 505 175 Hill :iconmr--jack:Mr--Jack 1,705 45 Jurassic Park Cearadactylus :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 392 68 Eudimorphodon ranzii :iconpaleopastori:PaleoPastori 946 69 Darwinopterus life size :icongalileon:GalileoN 156 12 Jurassic Ed :icontrefrex:TrefRex 384 213 All Yesterdays pterosaurs :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 312 93 Anhanguera :icondeskridge:deskridge 192 59 A day in italy :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 306 72 Sea of Clouds :iconnambroth:Nambroth 1,185 153 Short necked Hatzy sketches :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 251 120 Sentinal :iconsoyuboyu:Soyuboyu 238 33 Dendrorhynchoides cave :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 227 60 Hatzegopteryx :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 191 73 Eurazhdarcho: a nightstalker? :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 307 117 Jurassic World: Dimorphodon :iconsonichedgehog2:sonichedgehog2 80 7 The Structure of a Pterosaur :iconjconway:jconway 200 44 veioi :iconsoyuboyu:Soyuboyu 415 38 Baryonyx walkeri :iconpaleopastori:PaleoPastori 310 19 Brooklyn :iconsoyuboyu:Soyuboyu 554 54
Literature
Die dinosaurs die
Dinosaurs ruled the earth for a period of 134 million years. They appeared in the Triassic, but their pseudosuchian cousins, as well as the remaining therapsids, were the dominant animals across the planet. Dinosaurs did expand into large herbivore niches in the form of sauropodomorphs, but only in the Jurassic did they became the dominant fauna, as their competitors were decimated. Thus, we can outright disprove the notion that dinosaurs were special above all other animal clades, that they too were lucky underdogs rather than a superior race.
Most shockingly, however, is that their reign was not as secure as previously thought. No matter how much we worship dinosaurs, the fact is that, by the late Cretaceous, most of their original diversity was lost. Ornithopods, while represented as the widely successful hadrosaurs, were otherwise represented by thescelosaurid relics and one or two iguanodontish clades, also with only localised success. Sauropods were cosmopolitian, but only the sp
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Flavaalae wellnhoferi :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 242 52 Solnhofen :iconbioimagen:bioimagen 202 10 Jurassic Park: Quetzalcoatlus :iconhellraptor:Hellraptor 246 52 Comparitive Muscle Attachments :iconjconway:jconway 168 12 Pterodactylus :iconhyrotrioskjan:Hyrotrioskjan 294 115 Pterodaustro :iconvincent-covielloart:Vincent-Covielloart 225 28 Quetzalcoatlus :iconvincent-covielloart:Vincent-Covielloart 480 62 Pot-bellied Pteranodon :iconjconway:jconway 92 19 Solnhofen Ctenochasmatoids In Flight :iconkutchicetus-minimus:Kutchicetus-Minimus 79 26 Kenev Patell :iconsoyuboyu:Soyuboyu 234 40
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Jehol Biota :iconjconway:jconway 211 34
Anhanguera santanae polypaint orthographic views :icondaitengu:daitengu 76 5 Pteranodon longiceps :iconpaleopastori:PaleoPastori 196 16 Spinosaurus Returns :iconhodarinundu:HodariNundu 256 35 Jurassic World: Pteranodon :iconsonichedgehog2:sonichedgehog2 59 4 Nyctosaurus :iconpaleofreak:PaleoFreak 92 22 The Bat Lizard :iconsmnt2000:Smnt2000 203 56 Araripe Ornithocheiroids :iconarchosaurian:Archosaurian 80 17 Nemicolopterus Skeletal :iconjconway:jconway 88 35