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the rendering is nice but it seems the muscles are way too defined for this kind of animal, it looks like its supposed to be some kind ...

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Cretalamna Colored
colored that cretalamna sketch
feel free to use this for sillohettes or whatever as long as credit to the original artist (me) is given 
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Cretoxyrhina Muscle Speculation
another shark muscle restoration 
this time cretoxyrhina and i did two because acording to the first reference the two most likely modern relatives of this shark are either alopias (thresher sharks) and pseudocarcharias (crocodile shark) 




papers used as reference:  Shimada, K. (1997). Skeletal Anatomy of the Late Cretaceous Lamniform Shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, from the Niobrara Chalk in Kansas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(4), 642-652. Retrieved from www.jstor.org/stable/4523854

    Wilga, C.D. “Morphology and Evolution of the Jaw Suspension in Lamniform Sharks.”     The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering    , Wiley-Blackwell, 6 May 2005, onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jmor.10342.

Achebe, Ikechukwu B. (2012) "Cranial Musculature in Extant Crocodile Shark, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Lamniformes: Pseudocarchariidae) and its Evolutionary Implications," DePaul Discoveries: Vol. 1 : Iss. 1 , Article 5. 
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Megalodon Muscle And Skull Speculation
Carcharocles skull and muscle anatomy using lamna as a reference since otodontids are a sister group to or actually are lamnids and lamna is the more basal genus of the group
yellow: preorbitalis, its actually two muscles but are lumped here because they are divided into dorsal and ventral sections
green: quadratomandibularis, also split into dorsal and ventral portions 
dark blue: levator palatoquadrati
light blue: levator hyomandibularis
pink: epaxialis
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Cretoxyrhina 2018
the most up to date cretoxyrhina to my knowledge, tail and slimmed down physique based on svp abstracts and notes from someone who went to the talk. specifically tristan from the saurian discord server so i trust their word on the content of the talk 
the talk talked about how cretoxyrhina's tail morphology was most similar to that of isurus which are modern makos and it was suggested that its build was more similar to makos than to white sharks 
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kumarkiranb356 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2019  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank for the fave newcomer
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kingrexy Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2019  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
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Maxsharkzero15 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DAM...……I MEAN OH I LOVE YOURE SHARKS
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Mcraelodon Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you 
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The-Darkwolf Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2018
Thank you for faving! I hope the stock is useful! :)
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Zhombah Featured By Owner May 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!
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