Damn that makes me sad. By the time you're old enough to make a graph about dinosaurs you can't even spell dinosaurs correctly. It's enough to make a dinophile cry. Which reminds me: my second semester at college I managed to sign up for a senior-level paleontology course despite it having a whole bunch of prerequisites I never took. Yeah, and not only did we never watch Jurassic Park, the teacher tried to fail me for stealing bones. I ALREADY TOLD YOU, I THOUGHT MY LAB FEES COVERED THEM!
Ahh, Jurassic Youth [graphjam]
Thanks to whitney and Chinese Fingercuffs, who both subscribe to National Geographic to stay on the cutting edge of breaking dino-news and native booby pictorials.
In news that shouldn't surprise anyone who finds them so irresistible, paleontologists are now claiming that the earliest dinosaurs to develop feathers did so for courtship purposes and not to soar like giant, sexy eagles. *ruffling tail-feathers* CAW, CAW!
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Illustrations by Nate Carroll
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