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Making Lip of It

  I'm going out on a limb and posting my (sometimes) controversial opinion in 
regards to that perennial problem of dinosaur lips. In this, I will temporarily 
gush over Larry Witmer's biology work while at the same time taking an aim at a 
cherished childhood icon, "Crash" McCreery's "velociraptors" from _Jurassic 
Park_. The conclusions are anything but, but I had a lot of fun making the art. 
Check it out at my blog, or follow the direct link: 
http://qilong.wordpress.com/2011/09/18/making-lip-of-it/ . At over 3,500 words, 
it's my largest single piece written exclusively online, and represents the 
culmination of a few lines of data regarding jaw structure and soft-tissue 
analogies. As I state in the post, I'm an amateur and would appreciate positive 


Jaime A. Headden
The Bite Stuff (site v2)

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." --- P.B. Medawar (1969)

"Ever since man first left his cave and met a stranger with a
different language and a new way of looking at things, the human race
has had a dream: to kill him, so we don't have to learn his language or
his new way of looking at things." --- Zapp Brannigan (Beast With a Billion