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pyroraptor42-art · 8 days ago
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slogokonnor99 · a month ago
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So... I drew baby Mariposa and baby Meteora resting on a Pyroraptor (if you watched "Dinosaur planet", you'll know the name of the raptor)
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adam-loves-dinosaurs · 7 months ago
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Anyway here is a (very rough and likely very proportionally innacurate) wip doodle of Pyroraptor. olympius.
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I'm hoping i can get this done before going back to school on wendsday.
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dell-a-vabeaut-clean · 7 months ago
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That Pyroraptor hatred going on on Twitter is absolute slander and i will not stand by it.
Ok but now more seriously
Going on entire strides about how stupid it is that people like dinosaurs with very little material because they showed up in a documentary they loved or have a name they like or whatever is very trashy of our community, and stuff like that, along with the shitting on 2020 spinosaurus back in april, only work towards making our already hard to reach community unwelcoming to people with a more casual interest in dinosaurs who know about these taxa, and will rightfully feel insulted when people trash on them for their harmless interests.
This is how we end up with people siding with accuracy haters and JP stans.
Instead of shitting on taxa that have more coverage, we should be working towards spreading the information that isn’t as widely seen and represented, if we used the time we spend saying “this thing hogs too much attention haha” talking about lesser represented taxa, those lesser represented taxa would be much more represented already.
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necrothezma · a year ago
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Couple of dinos
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necrothezma · a year ago
i wanna know what kirby’s fave dinosaur would be!!! 🤩🤩🤩 (i love hearing abt other ppls special interests pls give me the Dino facts but only if u want of course!!!)
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Thank u anon,,, you are very kind,,, I'm not sure what kirby would like but I can see him liking a feathered boy maybe? This is Pyroraptor and Fire kirby... heehoo
As for as fact, Pyroraptor Olympius ( name means olympic fire thief ) was named this because of its remains being discovered after a forest fire
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strawberry-crocodile · a year ago
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Im sorry @stolpergeist​ Pod Travels is my boyfriend now
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dell-a-vabeaut-clean · a year ago
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The other day my pc stopped working but i managed to fix it and then proceeded to do this to celebrate.
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adam-loves-dinosaurs · a year ago
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Roughly sketched a PaleoPinesona, i don't know what clothes will be in the game and i know Pyroraptor is very unlikely to be but i decided why not, i like me some angry teeth chickens
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a-dinosaur-a-day · a year ago
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Pyroraptor olympius
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By Ripley Cook 
Etymology: Fire Thief
First Described By: Allain & Taquet, 2000
Classification: Dinosauromorpha, Dinosauriformes, Dracohors, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Eusaurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Averostra, Tetanurae, Orionides, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoromorpha, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Pennaraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Dromaeosauridae
Status: Extinct
Time and Place: Around 72 million years ago, in the Campanian of the Late Cretaceous 
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Pyroraptor is known from the La Boucharde locality in France, the Vitoria and La Posa Formations in Spain, and potential locations in the UK 
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Physical Description: Pyroraptor is a poorly known raptor, based on a few fossil scraps found around the late Cretaceous of Europe. Portions of the foot, arms, and some teeth are known from Pyroraptor, none preserved very well. It had the sickle second toe claw of other raptors, and it seems to have been fairly lightweight and small - probably no longer than 1.4 meters, though that is of course an estimate. Other than that, we know very little about its appearance - we don’t even know if it was a specialized sort of raptor like in the Dromaeosaurine, Microraptorine, or other groups - except for that it would have been very fluffy, with wings on its arms and a tail fan on its tail. 
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By Conty, CC BY 3.0 
Diet: As a raptor, it is most likely that Pyroraptor fed upon meat, probably small animals such as lizards, mammals, and turtles.
Behavior: Pyroraptor would have been a very active dinosaur, spending most of its time hopping and stalking around the rivers and beaches in its island environment. Like other raptors, it wouldn’t have been a pursuit predator, but rather an ambush one: it would have waited for prey to appear, and then pounced on it, using rapid flaps of its wings to stay balanced on top of the struggling prey. This technique, called raptor prey restraint, is still seen in living raptors today. Pyroraptor would have also been able to run up vertical surfaces, such as trees and cliffs, using flaps of its wings to gain lyft up the surface. Then, it would have been able to catch food on the run! Other than that, Pyroraptor probably wasn’t very social, based on fossil evidence from other raptors - that being said, it would have taken care of its young, and probably stayed in small family groups during this process. 
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By The Unknown Horror From the Ocean Depths, CC BY-SA 4.0 
Ecosystem: Pyroraptor lived in the Late Cretaceous of Western Europe, which was a series of islands sitting in a shallow ocean - sort of like the Bahamas today. These ecosystems were easy to travel between, utilizing rafting and other forms of impromptu sea travel, so the animals on them tended to be similar to each other. Pyroraptor itself lived with many turtles, snakes, sharks, and gars; as well as Eusuchians such as Musturzabalsuchus and Acynodon. There was some sort of large Azhdarchid pterosaur, too - currently called Azhdarcho, though that’s a questionable assignment. As for other dinosaurs, there were Abelisaurids there, Titanosaurs like Lirainosaurus, Nodosaurids like Struthiosaurus, the Ornithopod Rhabdodon, and another raptor called Richardoestesia, and the protobird Gargantuavis! 
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By José Carlos Cortés 
Other: Pyroraptor was named as such because it was discovered after the occurence of a forest fire. Since so little is known about this dinosaur, there isn’t much more to be said about its phylogenetics or history of discovery! It is rather famous for having been featured in the 2003 documentary Dinosaur Planet, though given its poorly preserved nature, the wisdom in that choice of star is mildly suspect.
~ By Meig Dickson
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saursart · 2 years ago
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A depiction of a character within the APW world, a Pyroraptor rocket scientist by the name of Ulrich Achtenberg, at the Peenemunde Army Research Center with three others in front of several A4 rockets. The rockets are to be sent off to sent off to launch sites in Westphalia-Rhineland and the Bavarian Palatinate, with the objective of striking Communard industrial and military targets in Lorraine and occupied Belgium.
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anaryo · 2 years ago
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There is a Pyroraptor nearby
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But i got no internet range
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vic-moore-illustration · 2 years ago
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All finished!  With minor edits with curves in photoshop because the scan was a little pale-looking.  I wanted to keep the color I used as accurate as I could without cheating, so to speak.  I based these Pyroraptors' plumage on bullfinches, which were native to Southern France where these guys were found.  Used some rubbing alcohol to smooth the colored pencil out a little bit, though it still looks a bit grainy in places.  It’s my first time using rubbing alcohol with colored pencil, mainly because I never knew that was possible!  Thanks Google!
Anyway, here's two bros chillin' in the Mesozoic.
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vic-moore-illustration · 2 years ago
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WIP of a little project for fun.  Just a couple of gay pyroraptors :D
Also, shout out to David for the sick Beasts of the Mesozoic figure, which is also a pyroraptor.  They’re worth the price!!!  
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steven52046 · 2 years ago
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#Pyroraptor #JurassicWorldAlive https://www.instagram.com/p/BnMq4bNnQoQ/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1aj2eovhpue78
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