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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2012 12:12 p.m. PST

Like those models and it's a funny adventure here about them.

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Question: I know that today we are discussing about the original dinosaurs body colors, but would be a dino totally black?
Like the panthers which hunt primarily at night?

Thaks in advance for your guidance.

Amicalement
Armand

cfielitz Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2012 5:06 p.m. PST

This was vaguely the equivalent of a Flat Stanley adventure.

jpattern2 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2012 6:39 p.m. PST

Good one, Chris. Hah! It IS like a Flat Stanley adventure.

Armand, given 165 million years of dinos, I'd be surprised if some *weren't* all-black.

Look at the variety of plumage in current bird species, from all-black to all-white to rainbow, and everything in-between. I suspect that dinosaurs were similarly variegated.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Jun 2012 12:53 p.m. PST

Wonder why nobody paint any of their dinos black.

Amicalement
Armand

Wolfshanza Inactive Member17 Jun 2012 4:04 p.m. PST

I kinda prefer the PAPO dinos although their Allosaurus is a bit stylalised ?
I would think most of the predators would have some kind of ambush camo patterned hide or feathers ? The big sauropods prolly didn't need it. sorta like elephants ?

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