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Dromeosaurus Study by Ashere Dromeosaurus Study by Ashere
A study of Dromeosaurus, the first raptor dinosaur ever discovered. Appeared in Prehistoric Times Issue 83.

Dromaeosaurus differs from most other Dromaeosauridae in having a short, massive skull, a deep mandible, and large, robust teeth. In these respects Dromaeosaurus resembled the tyrannosaurs. A few bones are known from the hindlimb and they indicate that Dromaeosaurus was a powerfully built animal. Exactly how it lived and what it ate are still open to speculation. It was probably better suited to tackling large prey than the more lightly built Saurornitholestes.
"Dromaeosaurus Morphotype A" is the designation given to a series of unusual, ridged dromaeosaur teeth from Alberta. These teeth probably do not belong to Dromaeosaurus, although it is unclear from what animal they do come.

The type species is D. albertensis. The other species,
lacking in material, may well be synonymous
(info curtosy of Wikipedia)
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masonday Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011
Cool!!!!
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HazardousRaptor Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010
Lovely drawing skillz, the poses look very accurate as well as artfully done.
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AlexisAthene Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
It's a very nice sketch but had they got a differences in size? (I think about sexual dimorphision)
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Ashere Featured By Owner May 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hard to say. Given we don't have a huge amount of fossil material with which to work. It's certainly quite possible.
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JD-man Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007
Of the few dromaeosaurus illustrations here, yours is 1 of the better ones. I particularly like the sexual dimorphism. It's a shame, though, that we know so little about the 1st dromaeosaur ever found compared to the other well-known dromaeosaurs.
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2007  Student General Artist
My favorite dinosaur.
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Ashere Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
And shamefully underlooked.
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2007  Student General Artist
lol. I can't beleive I posted the same thing twice on this picture. When I posted the second time I didn't see the first somehow, my computer showed no comments. hmmm... oh well.
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Ashere Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It does that. Dumb server.
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2007  Student General Artist
Yeah, it sucks.
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2007  Student General Artist
My favorite dinosaur. Nice pictures.
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Ashere Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks. People don't know much about this guy.
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Tomozaurus Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2007  Student General Artist
I know. When will people wake up and smell the awesome?
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