Monday December 9, 2013
Where did Tyrannosaurus Rex live? Why did it have such puny arms? Did this dinosaur actively hunt for its food, or did it scavenge already-dead carcasses? For the answers to these questions, and many more, check out our Dinosaur Encyclopedia: T. Rex.
Illustration of T. Rex: Karen Carr
Thursday December 5, 2013
One of the new breed of paleo-artists who are equally at home in the worlds of academia and illustration, Emily Willoughby graduated college with a degree in biology in 2012, and has quickly become one of the world most sought-after dinosaur portraitists. Here's a gallery of Emily's 10 most impressive paleo-illustrations
Monday December 2, 2013
There has been a popular meme making the rounds on the Web: "If oil is made from decomposed dinosaurs, and plastic is made from oil, are plastic dinosaurs made from real dinosaurs?" Short answer: No, they aren't. Here's everything you need to know about oil and dinosaurs
, and what they do (and don't) have to do with one another.
Thursday November 28, 2013
The young Brazilian illustrator Julio Lacerda has a unique approach to paleo-art: he favors intimate, uncannily lifelike depictions of smallish dinosaurs (mostly raptors and feathered "dino-birds"), caught at revealing angles. In this gallery, Julio shares his 10 favorite illustrations.