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Daspletosaurus torosus

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By TheMorlock   |   
Published: October 1, 2013
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At 26-30 feet long, the Bull Tyrant is a formidable Predator. It has been speculated to be the direct ancestor of the more famous King Tyrant (Tyrannosaurus rex).

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Colouration based on the Turkey Vulture. I did some volunteer work at a raptor centre, and just fell in love with those birds, so I knew I had to base a tyrannosaurid on them.

Edit: lengthened the arms, changed the nostrils, and gave it extra-oral tissue around the teeth. It looks a little less vicious, and more friendly than the original, but I'm still happy with it. What do you think?
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a smelly, opportunistic omen of death to any herbivore living nearby.
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"Careful, I am death."
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looks gross and smelly, i love it.
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Thanks. :)
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My favorite Daspletosaurus. 
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Thanks. :)
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Thanks. :)
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Nice! Nice! Nice!
Probably my favorite of your collection :)
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Thanks. :)
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what better tyrannosaurid to colour based on the turkey vulture than something which matches or possibly outdoes its sense of smell!

Looks good!
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Thanks. :)
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maybe i was asking it, i dont know, but what are you useing for the drawings and colouring?
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I draw them on paper, and colour them on a program called GIMP.
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No prob.
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It still looks very cool. If you want to make it look more threatening, you can pull the lip line back to underneath the eye, like in modern raptors.
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Modern raptors are birds, so they don't have lips. I don't really want to change it anymore. I'm not too worried about it being threatening. It's going to be pretty scary when it attacks you in game, regardless.
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They do have a lip that goes from the posterior part of the beak backwards... but ok.
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I see. The eye and the mouth are a little far apart on this dinosaur.
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Always loved this style of tyrannosaur.
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You mean the cassowary-feathered, vulture-headed, ostrich-legged style?
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Yeah. 8)
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Thanks. :) Me too.
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