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Re: speculative armless T. Rex
Of course, if you were standing around in the Chinle ecosystem in the
Late Triassic, looking at Coelophysis, some ponderous prosauropods, and
maybe a small ornithischian, I doubt one would have predicted that
ankylosaurs, stegosaurs, hadrosaurs, brachiosaurids, tyrannosaurids,
therzinosaurs, etc. evolving from such a motley crew. As the fossil
record shows, life often exceeds our limited imagination for prediction.
On 10/5/2011 2:43 PM, David Tana wrote:
Raptorial Talon wrote, "On a tangential note, I heard that some group or other was
going to start a 'what would things have been like had the Permian extinction not
happened' spec-evo project, a la the (defunct) Speculative Dino Project, with therapsids
taking center stage. Did that ever get off the ground?"
I know that a bunch of the "crew" over at Art Evolved: Life's Time Capsule have
been working on some XenoPermian stuff for a few years now, some of which can be found
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