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He does turtles too??? by ScottHartman He does turtles too??? by ScottHartman
Yes, skeletal reconstructions know no phylogenetic bounds (well, except they have to have skeletons...). This is Basilemys, a Late Cretaceous "tortise-like" turtle. It looks to me like he could hold his own as a walking foot stool. Or perhaps you could use him to serve cocktails at parties (albeit slowly).
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:icondinolover09:
DinoLover09 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Riddle:
What is a turtle's favorite food?
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:iconmesozoicmasacre:
MesozoicMasacre Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm guessing food.
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:icondinolover09:
DinoLover09 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No.
PIZZA!
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:iconrajaharimau98:
RajaHarimau98 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Serving cocktails at parties? Huh, sounds like something the Flintstones would do. :)
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:iconalpharaptor6:
alpharaptor6 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
do you mind if i use this as a reference pic?
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:iconscotthartman:
ScottHartman Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Go ahead. Provide credit or links where appropriate, and have fun :)
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:iconalpharaptor6:
alpharaptor6 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
okay thanks :)
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nemo-ramjet Featured By Owner May 20, 2011
It needs to be running and screaming! :)
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:iconscotthartman:
ScottHartman Featured By Owner May 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Actually I've thought about doing something like that for kicks - the original idea was to do it with a sarcopterygian.
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:icondesmodeus:
Desmodeus Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's one thing I found unbelievably cool, when I learned of it. Turtles having land dwelling ancestors, who's ancestors were aquatic... The ancestor's of which were land dwelling and before that, aquatic! :D
I believe some of my friends must be anapsid, the way they change their minds!
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