I'm just warning everyone now: I have every intention of not only drawing the dinosaurs from this children's dinosaur drawing book, but publicly nerding out about dinosaurs. I apologize in advance and will not hold it against you if you contribute to raising my bounce rate. On the other hand, you might just learn something about extinct animals that have little to no chance of impacting your life in any way, and learning is fun.
In one of the dead languages scientists like to use Allosaurus means "other lizard", which displays an incredible amount of prescience on the part of its discoverers, as its legacy basically later became, “not Tyrannosaurus, the other one.” This is one of the great tragedies of prehistory, because look at this guy. He's about to go seriously mess somebody up. And he's not taking his time either. Somebody offscreen to the right is about to have a real bad time. People are sometimes compelled to make unfortunate statements regarding dinosaurs and chicken ancestry, because they’re miserable people who want to wring every drop of joy out of life for everyone else. And let’s be honest—T. rex kind of invites the comparison, the way he stands around with those tiny arms, derpy-mugged, pot-bellied and just a little too big. Not Allosaurus. Read More