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Doryaspis by Julio Lacerda

It was a time when the oceans and rivers of the world were ruled by aliens with armored bodies and slicing bony blades in their mouths. Welcome to the Devonian, the Age of Fishes, when these creatures were at the height of their strangeness.

Pre-Historic Marine Life 24 x 36 Inch Full Color Information Poster By…

Pre-Historic Marine Life - Dinosaur Poster, 24x36

Pre-Historic Marine Life 24 x 36 Inch Full Color Information Poster By Eurographics This fascinating poster shows the ancestors of many of today's sea creatures: Sharks, Whales, Porpoises and more.

Whalevolution Month #09 – Makaracetus Makaracetus was such an unusual protocetid that it’s been classified in own unique little subfamily, the makaracetinae. Probably around 3-4m long (9′10″-13′), and living about 47 million years ago in Pakistan, it’s notable for having a skull unlike any of its relatives – with a large nasal opening, a downward-turned snout, and huge attachment points for facial muscles.

alphynix: Whalevolution Month – Makaracetus Makaracetus was such an unusual protocetid that it’s been classified in own unique little subfamily, the makaracetinae.

Zatrachys serratus - relative of Acanthostomatops from Early Permian of North America. Skull about 10 cm long

Zatrachys serratus - relative of Acanthostomatops from Early Permian of North America. Skull about 10 cm long Zatrachys serratus

Earth Archives | When monsters ruled the water: The Age of Fishes

It was a time when the oceans and rivers of the world were ruled by aliens with armored bodies and slicing bony blades in their mouths. Welcome to the Devonian, the Age of Fishes, when these creatures were at the height of their strangeness.

T-Rex Battle. 'Death Before Dishonor' Artwork by Herschel-Hoffmeyer

rex set out to find a mate, he knew there would be risk of walking into another male's backyard. A "Rip and Tear" is coming along with the new Tyrannosaurus Rex 2 model. The pack contai.

Daily Paleo Art Month #20: Schinderhannes  And we’re finishing the month with one of my favorite groups of extinct animals – the anomalocaridids! Schinderhannes here came from the Lower Devonian of Germany, about 407 million years ago – and since all other known anomalocaridids were known from the mid-Cambrian, 100 million years earlier, its discovery hugely extended the group’s temporal range.  Schinderhannes wasn’t as large as some earlier anomalocaridids, only about 10cm long (4in), but…

Daily Paleo Art Month Schinderhannes And we’re finishing the month with one of my favorite groups of extinct animals – the anomalocaridids! Schinderhannes here came from the Lower Devonian of Germany, about 407 million years ago – and since all.

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Spinosaurus may be the larges Theropod to ever stalk the Prehistoric Americas and believed to be even larger than T-Rex. Recently (late it was determined to be the first and only known aquatic dinosaur.

The Irish Elk (Megaloceros giganteus) of Pleistocene Europe. Although its body size was similar to an Alaskan moose, M. giganteus is famous for possessing the largest antlers ever observed in the d...

The Irish Elk (Megaloceros giganteus) of Pleistocene Europe. Although its body size was similar to an Alaskan moose, M. giganteus is famous for possessing the largest antlers ever observed in the d.

Russian Pareiasaurs. Proelginia can be synonym of Scutosaurus. S. itilensis is known from Tatarstan (same faunal assemblage as Sokolki)

Pareiasaurs - A brief, but hugely successful anapsid group which thrived in a…

WEIRD SHARKS I (weird and wonderful sharks from the Bear Gulch Formation of Nevada) by ~SharkeyTrike @ deviantART http://sharkeytrike.deviantart.com/

WEIRD SHARKS I (weird and wonderful sharks from the Bear Gulch Formation of Nevada) by ~SharkeyTrike @ deviantART

1. Incisoscutum ritchei 2. Bothriolepis canadensis 3. Pterichthyodes milleri 4. Materpiscis attenboroughi

1. Incisoscutum ritchei 2. Bothriolepis canadensis 3. Pterichthyodes milleri 4. Materpiscis attenboroughi

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