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A geosaurin looking for snacks

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In early 2018 in finished this piece of an metriorhynchid from the Kimmeridgium of Germany.
Everything, the sponges, sea urchins, snails, ammonites and the shark, are part of the locality this animal was found in. 

Today the paper describing it's remains was published. 
Metriorhynchid crocodylomorphs from the lower Kimmeridgian of Southern Germany: evidence for a new large-bodied geosaurin lineage in Europe
www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10…
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hans-sniekers-artHobbyist Traditional Artist

It's so amazing to me how an ancient ecology can be recovered from fossils! I love how you drew it, the colours are vivid and life-like!

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I love these guys so much! (currently doing a masters on their snouts)
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Oh nice!
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Gorgeous artwork! :D 
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Thanks!
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Beautiful illustration with cute details.
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Thanks! 
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This makes me miss summer. Great piece!
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Thank you! =D
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crocy

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Very much
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This look gorgeous.
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Thanks! 
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Your welcome.
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=) 
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THIS MAKES MY PEE PEE GO OUCH OUCH!!!
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Oh ha! 
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Can't believe that NASA want's to suck all the ocean to outerspace. What are whales gunna do in space.
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HyrotrioskjanProfessional General Artist
What are you talking about and what has this to do with this painting?
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I wanna pet an ammonite! :aww:
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=D
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Nice work
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Thank you! 
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