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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 
here: http://thedragonstales.blogspot.com/search/label/Xenopermian


David Tana

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