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Bonapartenykus ultimus

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Bonapartenykus ultimus is a newly described alvareszsaurid. Like all of them, it had only one thick arm claw. It was a small and agile theropod. Its so far a nomen nudum because it isnt fully described yet
This is the first picture ever of Bonapartenykus and the first one on DA :D
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Dino1515's avatar
very cool first one there is on DA
EchoXrime's avatar
Me again. I searched everywhere i could but you are right. i believe you are correct. I think you actually have the first artist's concept of this creature.
A congratulations is in order xD
Teratophoneus's avatar
thank you very very much :D
EchoXrime's avatar
You should find out how to make it an official artist's conception of what it would look like, and get it published in books and web, and perhaps make a bit of $$.
food for thought.
Kurvos's avatar
Hmm... so that makes you a pioneer, huh? That's pretty awesome. :D
Teratophoneus's avatar
thank you , yes some kind of pioneer for bonapartenykus XD
EchoXrime's avatar
if it's the first ever... how'd you know what it looks like? lol
Teratophoneus's avatar
based on other alvarezsaurids
EchoXrime's avatar
indeed. I like the mixture of fur and feathers.
iherduleikdragonites's avatar
Those are, in fact, furlike protofeathers covering the animal's body. Fur is a trait exclusive to mammals and mammal-like reptiles. Anyways, I like this drawing as well. Good job!
Teratophoneus's avatar
thank you. I am working in the moment on a new bonapartenykus, this time a coloured head study.
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