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Argentinosaurus huinculensis Mk. II by Paleo-King, visual art

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Current Residence: A dinosaur museum/bone bed near you

Operating System: Anything but Vista!

Personal Quote: "It must be new or bust!"


I am a Paleo-Artist and Independent Paleontologist.


- THE PALEONTOLOGY AND PALEO-ART FIELD SPEAKS:


" It should be obvious to all right-thinking people that this is the single greatest piece of artwork ever executed by anyone, anywhere, at any time in history." - Dr. Michael P. Taylor, PhD svpow.com/2009/11/24/more-out-…


"If I may say so, I feel Paleo-King has cleaned up in the reconstruction category. (Love those voluminous bodies). " - David Maas blogevolved.blogspot.com/2009/…


"Just wanted to say this, you possess one (or perhaps the best) galleries of paleoart on DA." - Xenomorphia-Master66 comments.deviantart.com/20/139…


"Your fondness for sauropods is delightful, and your skills are formidable!" - Heatherbeast comments.deviantart.com/20/139…


"The prettiest skeletal aesthetic I've seen" - Pedro Fonseca comments.deviantart.com/1/6854…


"Your works were my first notion of "titanosaur roundness" some years ago, and indeed, the first reaction was a shock. Nowadays it is indeed a much more known and popular concept, and you for sure have credit for it" - José Vitor da Silva comments.deviantart.com/1/6526…




All images are my own unless explicitly noted otherwise. If you are interested in commissioning work or using any of my images in a paper, book, presentation or website, drop me a line at paleoking13@gmail.com.


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Recently we have this new species of titanosaur from Egypt which helps fill in some HUGE gaps. Egypt is of course famous for much mythology and lore surrounding the raising of obelisks and pyramid keystones or capstones. Now we can add to that list, the "holy grail" or "keystone" of titanosaur evolution - Mansourasaurus shahinae. Mansourasaurus shahinae is not all that large by titanosaur standards (the published skeletals shows it at about 8.5m, but I suspect that the neck was a good bit longer than they illustrated, as well as having more than the mere 13 vertebrae drawn here, so more like a total length of 10.5 or 11m at least), but enou
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Just a happy jolly reminder to all who come here, please ask before using my work as reference for your work. If I know about it ahead of time, I'm usually okay with it. If you want references, respect the artist. If I see the opposite continuing to happen, I can simply stop posting skeletals here or make them purely pay-to-play (already get contracts so I don't need DA prints revenue, if this whole site died it wouldn't hurt me). Your choice peeps. Another note; if you need a scale figure, please create your own human silhouette and scale bar. Don't copy mine. It's not that hard.
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I'd been meaning to get around to this for a while... We all know Argentinosaurus is woefully incomplete. But for the first time we can get a mostly solid ides of what it looked like. For a long time, most Argentinosaurus reconstructions had been either purely speculative (i.e. Greg Paul - though he wasn't too far off the mark given the data available in the 1990s) or based on "cloning" the body of a distant relative (Ken Carpenter most notoriously used Saltasaurus, which as a low-grazing dwarf species, is among the worst models for restoring any fragmentary titanosaur over 20m). More recently some speculative skeletals have cloned Malawisa
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfyPftN_Bag Here is the new video Backyard on the Block. Long live Salzburg, long live Kiesel I hope you enjoy it. please look

Does anyone here know what has become of Nima/Paleo-King?

His blogspot seems to be terminated and he hasn't shown any activity here for a quite while as well.

I'm pretty sure he's suffering from a terrible dinosaur burnout syndrome. I really hope he'll return someday.

I hope so too, we need him especially now, with the recent finding of a near-record sized ánd possibly near-record complete titanosaur from the Candeleros formation in Argentina. See recent CNN report on it and paper by Otero et al.

How can I find the paper? Do you have a link?

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Will you stop making art?

I really admire your work on sauropods!!! Are there any plans of any new titanosaur projects for 2020?