Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Pink Dinosaur #196

Pink Psittacosaurus by David Tana
 
18 – Psittacosaurus mongoliensis – this ceratopsian from Early Cretacsous Mongolia (~ 130-100 mya) was known for its parrotlike beak.  Psittacosaurus is known to have hollow, tubular bristles on the dorsal surface of the tail, and has been restored as such.  The model for this sketch was a sculpture on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Pencil and highlighter on paper.

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