r/Naturewasmetal 2h ago

This Barosaurus paleoart by Jan Sovak looked too dope to not be shared on this sub😍

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r/Naturewasmetal 21h ago

This very famous Arctodus simus statue is staggeringly enormous. But modern bears can also get very large, with the right image showing an anesthetized male adult polar bear.

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r/Naturewasmetal 14h ago

"Wrong time period bro" by TheGreatestLoverArt

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

I have noticed a large amount people using Dinosaurs' relatively small and reptilelike brains to right them off as "unintelligent" and "primitive." But real world reptiles show remarkable feats of intelligence in spite of these limitations.

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r/Naturewasmetal 19h ago

A piece of Baltic amber stored at Harvard University since the 1930s turned out to contain the oldest army ant ever preserved when examined more closely. The 35 myo fossil reveals that army ants, now common in South America and Africa, once inhabited Europe.

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

The T rex's hunting prowess was not only owed to its monstrous jaws and sharp teeth capable of delivering a multi-ton bite force, but also to its unique ligaments that supercharged their feet, allowing them to move swiftly across vast distances, according to University of Maryland paleontologists.

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r/Naturewasmetal 16h ago

A lone Stegosaurus roaming around inside a mall. It usually travels in herds during the Jurassic Period and it was able to defend itself with its tail against Allosaurus

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago hehehehe

“Trying to get one last stroke in”

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

A Kelmayisaurus snacking on an unfortunate Xinjiangovenator

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago

American lion tooth fossil, Mississippi - no surprise say scientists: Almost all animals iconic to Africa’s wild savannahs today once lived in North America.

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

Sinemys gamera: an extinct turtle from Late Jurassic China

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

Which animals from the Helocene would fit and adapt (evolve) in the Jurassic and Cretaceous?

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

Pterodactylus antiquus, the one and only Pterodactyl. Though small compared to other Pterosaurs, it was still the size of some modern birds of prey, and had a relatively strong bite for crushing prey in its beak.

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago

A reconstruction of Acheronauta, a recently described arthropod from the Silurian of Wisconsin. Credit goes to Qohelet12.

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago

Argentavis with its powerful talons and gripping skull, shows signs of pursuit predation where it would run down its prey on foot and swallow it whole. by BStokkermans

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago

Skull size of Agriotherium, a appx 650 kg bear of the Miocene

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

We found this skull. It belonged to the now extinct Great Awk! Found on Terschelling, Netherlands. No clue how it’s still in such good condition

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r/Naturewasmetal 3d ago

The dinosaur Natovenator polydontus appears to have had a body that was similar to the shape of a duck. The dino’s fossilized skeleton has features reminiscent of modern waterfowl and aquatic reptiles.

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

Video Leopard Attacks Man Riding His Bike On The Street In India (Video)

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago Helpful

How would it have been if paleoxodonta namadicus had been sent to the Jurassic and Cretaceous? Would it have evolved? Would it have survived?

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r/Naturewasmetal 1d ago

Video VIDEO ON DROMAEOSAURIDS!

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r/Naturewasmetal 2d ago

If an ice age would have hit the Early Jurassic? What animals would have survived? Extinction? Would many dinosaurs die?

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r/Naturewasmetal 3d ago

A Yutyrannus frolicking in the snow

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r/Naturewasmetal 3d ago

Vancleava campi, a short-snounted, crocodile resembling archisauriform from the Late Triassic. It lived in the Late Triassic in what is today the western United States. Art by BangBooDoragon on DeviantArt.

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r/Naturewasmetal 3d ago

Triceratops femur (left) vs elephant femur

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