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Quilled Oryctodromeus

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Another submission for the All Your Yesterdays contest: An Oryctodromeus using its quilled tail as a passive defense against possible predators while it digs its burrow.

Here we have it discouraging a passing troodontid from trying anything funny.
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CartoonBenStudent Digital Artist
:) (Smile) Cool. Magnify An ornithopod with porcupine-like characteristics on it's tail for defense (and let alone, rictal bristles on it's face like a flycatcher. Good job there. 
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dilophosaurus65Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Eat quills, troodontid!!!
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Great speculation !!
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An Interesting Theory And A Wonderful Representation Of Two Beautiful Animals. Excellent Job.
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Wonderful speculation! I could see this happening on nature documentary.
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pilsatorHobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful! I really love this.
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TheMorlockStudent General Artist
Very cool!
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Patrikia-BearHobbyist General Artist
Me likeys! :)
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DinoBirdManStudent Artist
That was the very nice drawing and are these troodonts in the early or late cretaceous?
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EWilloughbyProfessional General Artist
Oryctodromaeus is from a Cenomanian formation, so I'd say middle Cretaceous. :)
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DinoBirdManStudent Artist
Okay, that's were am I asking for.:)
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