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Eoabelisaurus

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abelisaurid theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic, South America.
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y87arrow's avatar
"mefi" is a really strange second name for a dinosaur! I like the names ostrommaysorum (Utahraptor), huinculensis (Argentinosaurus), osmolskae (Citipati), tolentinoi (Unaysaurus), carinatus (Massospondylus) and crenatissimus (Majungasaurus) the most.

But I like Eoabelisaurus, it's fascinating how much earlier it lived before the next oldest abelisaurs!
Ramirosaurus's avatar
Mefi is in honor of Museo Egidio Feruglio (MEF)  Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio, Argentina. Scientists from that museum found the remains.
DinoBirdMan's avatar
Awesome creature.:)
tjgcrush1's avatar
I swear their arms become more useless overtime, what if they fall
titanlizard's avatar
abelisaurs hadn't elbows
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Shuman100's avatar
I love how the arms are pulled back.It's like I'm on top of the world
DinoHunter000's avatar
A very believable and natural looking dinosaur
ShinyAquaBlueRibbon's avatar
YES. I DevWatch you and epic dinosaurs magically appear in my inbox. >8D
Dalenbourg1's avatar
now that i think of it, the front limbs of this guy remind me of a fish's front fins...
Vitor-Silva's avatar
Amazing!! Realistic and beautiful, it's perfect!!
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HellraptorStudios's avatar
when was this discoverd ?
Olorotitan's avatar
I don't know when it was discovered. It was published this month.
HellraptorStudios's avatar
ok i look for info on it, 2009 was it discoverd.
Zimices's avatar
The texture and colours make it very realistic. Great work for the first abelisaurid! :)
Tomozaurus's avatar
Long arms for an abelisaurid (that's not saying much, I know).
Skull-Island-Master's avatar
didnt austrocheirus have even longer arms though ?
Tomozaurus's avatar
No, not necessarily, we know that it's manus was not atrophied like in abelisaurids, but as no remains from the arm are known, it's not possible to tell exactly how long it was. Also, Austrocheirus is an abelisauroid not an abelisaurid proper like Eoabelisaurus.
Kevcatalan's avatar
I love that you're illustrating the lesser known theropods. You're such an inspiration!
Deinowilly's avatar
Middle Jurassic? O_O
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