Category Archives: Pterosaurs

Dinosaurios Hechos En México opens in Monterrey (Part 2)… now for real!

7500 visitors in two days can’t be wrong… ! After the preview in my last blog,  we have had the opening of Dinosaurios Hechos En México. As this little photo tour shows,  I think Planetario Alfa and Gondwana Studios have … Continue reading

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Tyrannosaurus rex in Mexico?

Coastal Laramidia ( Late Cretaceous).  A couple of T. exes are feasting from a “Sabinosaurio” carcass, while several azdharxhids queue for their turn… Impossible? Not according to Dr.  Claudia Serrano Brañas  that after reading my comments in the previous blog about … Continue reading

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Outtakes from the Big Golden Book (Part One)

A busy scene from the Cretaceous North America, with Albertosaurus chasing Maisaura and chicks (there’s a really 9ld version of this one where Albertosaurus had only a timid feather fan round its arms… things move fast!) ,  Originally the big … Continue reading

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In The Sea… a collection of revamped oldies.

A modified version of a gigantic pliosaur attack on Elasmosaurus…  Archelon, the gigantic marine turtle in in the far background … I noticed that I have neglected the inclusion of any marine stuff.. it is a subject that is not as popular … Continue reading

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Oldies from Dinosaurs In The Round… From 3D to 2D.

Here’s the Cretaceous diorama from Dinosaurs In The Round . When you have to do a cardboard cut-out 3D piece, the computer layering system is quite valuable . Here I tried to put together all the layers as they would … Continue reading

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David Hone’s Darwinopterus

Last time he was around here, David Hone inspired me to do this restoration of Darwinopterus, and I have done it to his specifications (it is in the act of landing on the tree). Based on beautifully preserved material,  the … Continue reading

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To Fly or not to Fly…

Now… I know some people are going to be not precisely happy with a flying Archaeopteryx (it was a poor one after all, if it was at all)… however, as you can see here it is not flying higher than … Continue reading

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