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Gorgosaurus libratus by ScottHartman Gorgosaurus libratus by ScottHartman
Medium-sized tyrannosaur from the Campanian of North America, found in western Canada and the U.S.
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Megalosaurid Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
Can you make an Adult Gorgosaurus??
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I made one that is under NDA. At this point it will be some time before I can attempt another one though, sorry.
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Megalosaurid Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
No problem man, But It would be awesome to have a full grown Gorgosaurus, to study the evolutionary paths of Tyrannosaurs.
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sapiens89 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
the tail of Gorgosaurus seems fine for an animal of 8-9 m, the latest findings show that the muscle of the tail of the dinos was quite large, what do you think? this applies to Gorgosaurus?
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sapiens89 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
thanks.
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
The new studies show that the base of the tail was quite heavy - and it definitely applied to Gorgosaurus. As for length, that differs between species.
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action-figure-opera Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
If you were to do a skeletal of an Albertosaur, would you make it look any different to the Gorgosaur?
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
A bit, although outside of perhaps the head I doubt many people would notice. I should point out that this specimen is a subadult (think of it as a "teenager" gorgosaur) so an adult would be a bit more robust.
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AVP-DEVIANT-THANE Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
Hello again XD I was just wondering that if I were to do a sculpture of gorgosaurus, would it be accurate to have my sculpture (of a gorgosaurus) eating or attacking a corythosaurus. I am just wondering if the two would have met in real life or the corythosaurus went extinct before this event could of taken place since by what i have read, corythosaurus lived around 77-76.5 million years ago and gorogaurus between about 76.5 and 75 million years ago.
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DeinonychusEmpire Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks like an Albertosaurus to me, but excellent reconstruction anyway!
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Well, there's still some debate about whether Gorgosaurus should be synonimized into Albertosaurus or not. At the moment most of the tyrannosaur workers support generic distinction based upon characters that don't show up very well in skeletal drawings, so as far as that goes you are correct, it DOES look like an Albertosaurus, and to at least a minority of workers it actually is.

Personally I'm ambivalent, as there really isn't such a thing as a "genericometer", so one paleontologists "two species in the same genus" is anothers "two different but closely related genera". They definitely are different species however.
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ScottHartman Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
And done. Thanks!
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guilmon182 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awseome reconstruction, but you might wanna' edit the title. It says "GorGORsaurus".
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