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The Emaciated Tyrannosaur – a Reply to Ford, 1997


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Something About Overbites


Some animals have overbites. it’s fairly common enough that animals (and humans) are born where the upper and lower dentition do not precisely match. Sometimes this alignment can be severe and affects diet. Other times, it is hardly noticeable. But … Continue reading

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Adding a Little More


Sometimes I’m a bit lazy in my stippling of skulls, and try to be loose about details, and this is generally true when the target is pretty tiny. In the case of my cookiecutter shark stipple (if you can find … Continue reading

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Raptorex is Doomed


… or at least its reputation is. It is becoming more clear that whatever morphological distinctiveness lies at the heart of the animal we’ve come to know and love/hate as Raptorex kriegsteini (Sereno et al., 2009), its identity is going … Continue reading

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The Saga of Raptorex


…Continues.

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The Aussie Tyrant – Additional Remarks


In my last post, I talked about the possibility of an Australian tyrannosauroid [1]. I even touched on one of the issues that often plagues zoology, and that’s biogeography. This philosophy, often with good reason, tends to hold that species … Continue reading

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