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PtI: The Display Grounds

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Geosternbergia sternbergi (formerly Pteranodon).
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Josh-Toons's avatar
Man, your art is really amazing!
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PonchoFirewalker01's avatar
Why would they change the name?
AmericanRaptor's avatar
I always liked this Pterosaur genre. Of course, I liked it more when it was P. Sternbergi, but I don't mind.
Revanchist's avatar
They changed his name, huh?

Bummer.

Next they'll say Pluto's not a planet anymore...wait...
tuomaskoivurinne's avatar
When I was a kid, Pluto was a planet... And Pteranodon sternbergi was a real thing.
On the other hand, Brontosaurus exists again.
Revanchist's avatar
Sad how times change, isn't it? Or at least, it's sad how scientific whimsy changes.
herofan135's avatar
Amazing! Such vivid colours. :love:
TyrannosaurusPrime's avatar
So Geosternbergia sternbergi is no longer a Pteranodon species?:confused:
Gegart's avatar
This type of head is for male?
There are some other type of skulls I saw
tuomaskoivurinne's avatar
Yes, this is based on the skulls generally considered to be Pteranodon sternbergi males.
What kind of skulls do You mean?
Gegart's avatar
I don't understand why i wrote this comment :)
Gegart's avatar
Everithing allright :) Maybe I later read some right info.
kultarr's avatar
Pteranodon sternbergi is one of my favourite sopecies of pterosaur
Gastrolito's avatar
Great series. This particular scene is so lively that I can picture David Attenborough next to them, trying to talk to the camera thourgh the noise.
LeccathuFurvicael's avatar
*laughs* I thought the same thing! The scene feels very similar to what gannet pairs do in their breeding colonies, even though these are two males displaying for competitive reasons.

I don't think that my perspective has been helped by just having finished David Attenborough's 'The Life of Birds' documentary series last night, ha ha. Truly AWESOME documentary.
LeccathuFurvicael's avatar
Aw man! I hope this thing comes into reality - I am very intrigued by this now XD Thanks for the link! :heart:
tuomaskoivurinne's avatar
No problem. Came across it in the Internet and remembered your comment.
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