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drawing dinosaurs



Berislav Krzic wrote:

> However, the whole anatomy and especially shape of limbs (not to

> mention head and neck region, of course) of Megatherium is completely

> different from segnosaur's, starting from claws on the front limbs

> (though they both have three claws on each forelimb), which are

> relatively short in Megatherium and very, very long and SCYTHE-like

> (the word is perfectly chosen) in Therizinosaurus. The knuckles are

> heavy and more massive in Megatherium, designed to bare part of the

> weight of the animal while moving or standing on all fours. The hind

> limbs differ even more. While segnosaur's hind limbs are long and

> built basically like those in theropods and ornithopods, Megatherium

> had robust short hind limbs and plantigrade feet. Segnosaurs were

> probably much faster moving large bipedal dinosaurs, while Megatherium

> was elephant-size quadruped mammal.



EY! I didnt say that Segnosaurs and Megatherids where IDENTICAL!!!

I could have wrote a Tyrannosaurus crawling on all four too...but a

Segnosaur looks a bit more intelligent...

I SUSPECTED YOU DIDN'T. THEREFORE I GAVE AN AD HOC COMPARISON JUST OF THEIR LIMBS.

> In other words segnosaurs probably didn't walk using their front limbs

> (knuckles).



ok...



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