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Poposaurus gracilis sauntering along

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The eponymous poposaurid (a group of croc-line archosaurs), it sorta parallelled theropods in becoming bipedal, but was also quite different from theropods in other ways.
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Shaochilong66's avatar
It's great to see more non-dinosaur skeletals,really is very few of them.
KiRAWRa's avatar
this guy is me +20 or so years with my crappy posture hahaha
Ameban's avatar
It walks over their full feet, just alike bears do. It's a plantigrade!
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It may have been something of a convertible - walking plantigrade at lower speeds and adjusting to a more digitigrade stance when it was in a hurry.
Ameban's avatar
Oh! Ok. It sounds plausible since the feet have such sape.
Pyroraptor42's avatar
they seriously named them PoPo sauruses? (it means poop in spanish)
DrScottHartman's avatar
It's named after the Popo Agie Formation in which it was found. The name of the formation is derived from a Crow River Native American phrase describing a prominent river nearby.
grroselli's avatar
Those are some big feet. I judging by the short robust legs I doubt this thing was very fast
kingrexy's avatar
Yay, you're back!
sinusonasus1's avatar
I love that it looks like the lovechild of a Komodo dragon and larger early theropods, despite not being very closely related to either 
Archanubis's avatar
Scott back!  And he brought skeletal drawings! :D
PCAwesomeness's avatar
Aw yiss it's here
malevouvenator's avatar
Dinosaurs only imitated this bois!
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Spinosaurus14's avatar
There is literally a thing named poposaurus....
("popo" is the german term for butt)
Kurotitan7125's avatar
Named after Meme Lord Mr. Popo from Dragon Ball Z and TFS' DBZ Abriged
Gojira5000's avatar
Nope, it's named for the Popo Agie river, which is where the type specimen was discovered.
Kurotitan7125's avatar
I know, its a joke
LOJI007's avatar
Also means poop in Spanish :D
bh1324's avatar
Finally a skeletal that it's not from David Peters :/

The animal really looks lie it's been compressed, probably because of it's plantigrade feet.
paleosir's avatar
GetAwayTrike also has one.
Granted, it does look somewhat different. It looks like Scott has accounted much more for crushing.
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