Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Love in the time of chasmosaurs

I'm sure you've long been wondering - what would chasmosaur love look like? Well, thanks to deviantArtist Durbed (aka Arioch, aka Josep), you need wonder no more.

'Chasmosaurus love'. © Durbed 2012.
Oh dear. Don't forget to give Durbed's gallery a visit sometime, and yes, we did feature his work before.

11 comments:

  1. 'Hot dino sex' as a tag, now? *Groan* *Delicate sensibilities* ;)

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  2. Strangely, I'm looking at a blog post about dinosaur sex and have been for a while. All the usual suspects and problems are there but, I have to say, how ankylosaurs managed it has me stumped.

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  3. "... how ankylosaurs managed it ..."
    Very carefully!

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  4. Now that I look at it carefully I´m thinking that I probably should have spent some more time with the textures and shading ( Although its a bit more updated in my gallery, but I´ll just leave it like that.)

    Ankylosaur sex wouldn´t be probably a lot different than this (In most of the species the dermal plates on the back and pelvis zone weren´t very spiky, AFAIK). Now Stegosaurs and the largest sauropods trying to make babies, that´s the real challenge...

    Oh, and THANKS for this!

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  5. http://herpy.net/gallery/data/media/5/Mating_season_by_T_PEKC.jpg

    I always liked the above hypothesis by T-PEKC of how stegosaurs mate. Never actually wondered if it's feasible though.

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  6. I think, like the turkey industry, they just used A.I.

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  7. Re. Ankylosaurs - what do you think those massive 'bulbous hypertrophied' structures are on the end of their 'tails'.. Experimental designs indeed.

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  8. Observe the direction in which the comments are heading. It was only a matter of time. :P

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  9. Oh, by the way, Hadiaz: excellent T-PEKC illustration.

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  10. I approve of this as vigorously as the beasts are enjoying each other's company.

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