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Play fetch by damir-g-martin Play fetch by damir-g-martin
Meet my pet Rexy if you haven't already.
He just loves playing fetch.
But he's lost cause in getting better at it.
We tried playing on a parking lot once and he fetched a minibus. A minibus!!

There's a continuing second image on my fb page if you want to see how Rexy fails at this game;…
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megadeth9mm Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2017
BriMerry Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
Nice work. Amazing
gytalf2000 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2017
totuio Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2017
va chercher dino
Mythrin Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Student General Artist
My archaeopteryx learned how to "speak".  He won't stop swearing at the pizza delivery employees.
damir-g-martin Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
ThrivingIvori Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahaha I love these 
Nintendians Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
it look like your trying to throw a pistol.
Kitsuchan59 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017
Hah...  ^_^ ^_^ 
Strikerprime Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Student
Be careful you don't play fetch in a neighborhood either. Otherwise this might happen.
damir-g-martin Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
AntonellisofbBender Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Student Filmographer
LordBranflakes Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Have you considered giving them lips? There's pretty substantial evidence backing the theory now.
damir-g-martin Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Do you have any links?
I've got dozen or so paleontologists on my fb and I have seen some hypothesis and theoretical articles that they posted.
But haven't came across anything that could fit into "substantial" category.
For the moment, either could be truth as far as I know. So I keep them lipless.
I might do lip version at some point. Lip theory could very well represent more authentic theropod recon. 
But no lip seal imo. Especially for Tyrannosaurus. 
Valia2305 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
This is an exact copy of an article about dinosaur lips V

T. rex may have had lips. Yes, you read that right. Lips!
Robert Reisz, a paleontologist at the University of Toronto, is challenging the long-standing image of meat-eating theropod dinosaurs such as T.rex.Specifically, Reisz suggests that theropods' teeth were not bared all the time, extending outside their mouths and fully visible whether their jaws were open or closed. Rather, these teeth were kept hidden, covered by fleshy but hard lips, he said in May 20 at the Canadian Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's annual meeting in Ontario.
Reisz told Live Science in an email that he had always been bothered by the typical "permanent smile" portrayal of theropod dinosaur teeth. He first looked the second closest living relatives of theropod dinosaurs — crocodiles — (after birds, of course...) for clues about tooth exposure.

At first glance, it could seem like the expectation for large theropods to have exposed teeth was on the right track. Crocodiles' teeth are covered by gums for about one-quarter of their length, but lips are absent and the tooth crowns are permanently exposed, Reisz explained.
However, if you look closer at tooth structure, a different story might emerge, he noted in his presentation.
The hard enamel of animals' teeth has low water content, and is typically kept hydrated by saliva. Without lips to keep moisture in and prevent the teeth from drying out, the tough enamel would become brittle and more prone to damage and wear, Reisz told Live Science.
Crocodiles live in watery environments and would rely on their habitat to keep exposed teeth hydrated. But land-dwelling theropods' large teeth — which are known to have enamel — could have been compromised by perpetual exposure, and likely needed to be covered by lips in order to stay moist, Reisz said in the presentation.
What about elephants?
But crocodiles aren't the only animals with exposed teeth — elephants, for instance, have exposed teeth as well, and many extinct saber-toothed predators had very long canines that were also exposed when their mouths were closed. Wouldn't their teeth have been vulnerable to serious drying out, too?
Not necessarily. A mammal's tooth structure is actually quite different from a reptile's, said Zhijie Jack Tseng, a paleontologist who studies bite-force biomechanics at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
"Mammalian teeth are prismatic — they have a crisscrossing structure," Tseng told Live Science. He explained that when mammal teeth grow, the enamel emerges from the root area and "races outward in all directions," creating a 3D shape that may be better at keeping water inside.
In reptile teeth, the enamel grows in one direction, creating a different type of structure that may not retain water as effectively — potentially making their teeth more likely to chip or crack, Tseng suggested.
But for reptiles — and theropod dinosaurs — damaging or losing a tooth simply isn't as big a deal as it would be for a mammal, Tseng added.
The dinos, they are a-changin'
Reisz suggested that people may be reluctant to abandon the terrifying but familiar image of a "ferocious-looking" T. rex with bared teeth.
But now more than ever, scientists are challenging traditional ideas about how dinosaurs may have looked and behaved. New fossil evidence, computer modeling and comparisons with living creatures are helping scientists to paint a clearer picture of these extinct animals, overturning many historic conceptions of their postures, gaits, skin coverings and colors.
Long gone are the days when dinosaurs were almost uniformly pictured as grayish-green, ponderous reptiles with scaly skin. Contrary to their portrayal in popular films, dinosaurs are now widely accepted by scientists as having been covered in feathers, possibly in a range of colors, much like the colorful plumage of modern birds, which are a living dinosaur lineage.
Is it really so far-fetched to suggest that T. rex's toothy grin should also be relegated to the past? Time — and further research — will tell, Reisz said.
damir-g-martin Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I read this article before. 
T. rex may or may not have had lips is what I was saying in my post above. 

RezonantVoid Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ark much? Lol so cute (if your me)
LeviaDraconia Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional General Artist
That tongue gets me every time. :giggle:
damir-g-martin Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
fludcry Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Professional General Artist
thank you for adding the feathers.
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