Prehistoric animals dinosaurs

Explore the incredible world of prehistoric animals with a focus on the mighty dinosaurs. Discover fascinating facts, jaw-dropping fossils, and the latest scientific discoveries in this captivating journey through time.
This Edmontosaurus Mummy, Or AMNH 5060, The First Dinosaur Specimen Found To Include A Skeleton Encased Inside Skin Impressions Prehistoric, Reptiles, Dinosaur Fossils, Prehistoric Animals Dinosaurs, Prehistoric Creatures, Prehistoric Animals, Extinct Animals, Dinosaur Bones, Creatures

While the idea of a museum sounds boring to some, the idea of a bunch of bones and fossils from the dinosaur era is a whole different story. And it’s not just dinosaur bones, mind you—it’s actually fossils of all sorts of species that said “no, thanks” to the natural order of things and decided to preserve themselves for many years in such ways that nowadays, people who look at them are like “that’s awesome!”

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Cathy Kardal
Inostrancevia Art, Megafauna, Animais, Fantasy, Sabertooth, Animaux, Creature Drawings, Animales, Creature Art

Since the early 19th century, artists have depicted colorful – if sometimes fictional – animals (especially dinosaurs) and prehistoric environments, mingling science with unbridled fantasy as more and more fossils got uncovered and studied by the archeologists of that time.

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Mike McVeigh
Utahraptor

Utahraptor, meaning Utah's predator, was one of the largest dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaurs or raptors to ever exist. It lived in North America during the Early Cretaceous period. Unlike most dromaeosaurids, it was much more heavy-built, comparable to a polar bear in weight, and estimated to have reached up to 7 meters in length. Like most of its kind, it possessed a large sickle claw, perfectly adapted to dispatch its prey. Although feathers have never been found in association with…

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Paul Stamler IV
Here, we see Dimetrodon (with varying sail configurations, which is actually very true to life) stalking various 'amphibian' beasties. By far my favourite of these is the one on the right (also starring Eryops); the background detail is just wonderful. Dinosaur Crafts Preschool, Prehistoric Wildlife, All Dinosaurs, Prehistoric World, Jurassic World Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Crafts, Palaeontology, Paleo Art, Extinct Animals

Given the quality of the illustrations, I couldn't possibly feature only the dinosaurs from Prehistoric Animals (part of the Private Lives of Animals series). Here, then, are a few of those otherprehistoricanimals from the Palaeozoic and Mesozoic, as illustrated by Allen, Buonanno, Budicin, Burian, Chito...er...et al. We'll start with a firm favourite - a synapsid with so much pop-culture baggage (sorry, appeal) that it's often considered an Honorary Dinosaur. And it's a fine illustration of…

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Majkel