April 14, 2013 07:56 PM
上級員 / Jyoukuuin / Sr. Member
Re: Jakensama's Pillage and Plunder thread
Great minds think alike!
Originally Posted by MiyamotoMusashi
It begins...it is unfortunate how much discrimination there is against bald/balding people, it is 99% of the time a pure genetic thing like most other physical traits. I'd say if it is already apparent to others, you go with the shaved head route as that is a popular fashion choice.
Yeah so much new stuff is being discovered and new theories based on those discoveries. Was it mostly a scavenger, due to its incredibly enlarged olfactory bulbs giving it a sense of smell surpassing even modern vultures? Was it a social hunter due to adult skeletons being found together? Were those arms used to hold on in mating or hook into flesh as it was biting or were they largely not used at all? New evidence on footprints and T rex being perhaps slimmer than previously imagined have has some scientists theorizing it could run 25mph, and some saying it could run over 40mph!
The head shape is fascinating indeed, and it did care for its young to a great degree. Though it is being found out more and more dinosaurs were caring parents.
There is so much great stuff today for dinosaur lovers to get into, more and more scientific books are being made available to the public and dinosaurs are still popular to use in media. Yes...and I LOVE Jurassic park, when I saw it in the theaters as a kid I thought it was the greatest movie ever made. I still think it is awesome. I saw the second and even the so-so third in theaters, and I'll certainly catch the fourth this summer.
Yeah the artwork is astounding, it is available on Amazon...I may have to check it out (well I'm sure library will have it to!) About artistic portrayals of dinosaur those are evolving as well, they weren't all bland greens and browns and grays. Thanks to color pigmentation preserved in feathers national geographic has revealed the true colors of anchiornis.
True colors of Sinosauropteryx
I love the ones I've seen. My favorite is Ganesh dancing on the head of the king of snakes (A huge multi headed cobra). Apparently he was rewarded with butter and sweets by the villagers for his trouble!
In school? I took one archaeology class in high school, and one anthropology class in college. Really it is a hobby, I do love it...if you could major in paleontology I would have probably seriously considered it, but you have to take other stuff and only later (graduate/phd) do you get to study paleontology.
Last edited by goldb; April 15, 2013 at 03:38 PM.